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The programme is designed by experts in the fields of family businesses, including Professors, VET trainers and Consultants and is freely available upon registration.  

Each module consists of a presentation covering the following: 

  • Short description, objectives, critical issues and expected impact 

  • Case study 

  • Relevant principles, frameworks and tools 

  • Exercise, lessons learnt and conclusions 

The training programme is split into 5 Pillars and 11 modules and is accompanied by 8 recorded webinars delivered by keynote speakers.  

self-assessment for family business owners/managers

Before you start your training, access the self-assessment tool that will help you assess your current situation within your family business with regards to succession and determine the best training path for you. It only takes 8-10’ to complete this self-assessment tool and the results you will have available can be of great value to your family business.

You can download our mobile app in either Android phones or Apple (i-phones) by typing:

SPRING Succession Planning

Alternatively click here for the App store and here for the Play Store.

Also you can access our self-assessment through the internet, if you do not want to download the mobile app.

The English version is available here: 

The German version is available here: 


You can find below the links to our SPRING self-assessment matrix to help you interpret your results:

Structure of the training programme

Click here to access Train-the trainers handbook

Meet the trainers who contributed to the creation of the Training Programme.

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