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SPOTLIGHT

IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2013
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab
724.738.2199
karl.schwab@sru.edu

SRU’s Golden completes Incubator Management Certificate

ohn Golden, instructor in Slippery Rock University’s School of Business and managing director of the Sustainable Enterprise Accelerator, has completed the National Business Incubation Association’s Incubator Management Certificate Program.

The educational program provides a comprehensive and practical overview of the tasks and responsibilities of managing business incubators, which are programs that accelerate the successful development of start-up and emerging companies by providing entrepreneurs with resources and services. Launched in 2007, the certificate program is designed to enhance managers’ skills and to provide them with opportunities to gain ideas for building stronger relationships with key constituents, providing effective client services, ensuring incubator sustainability and more.

To receive a certificate, incubator managers must complete a total of 24 hours of training that covers a range of topics, including incubator finances, strategic planning, graduation policies and procedures, client selection, and facilities management.

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.