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NBIA Incubator Management Certificate Program

NBIA’s Incubator Management Certificate Program is a comprehensive and practical overview of the tasks and responsibilities of incubator management created for NBIA members. Developed with input from experienced industry professionals, the program provides a real-world view into the best practices of incubator management. In addition to valuable career-building experience, participants develop skills and gather tools to enhance the success of their programs.

Participants will gain practical knowledge to help them:

  • Build stronger board, client and stakeholder relationships
  • Help clients identify funding sources
  • Establish effective programs
  • Increase program impact in the community
  • Improve the incubator’s financial health
  • Understand the concept of entrepreneurship and the start-up company life cycle

Certificate program content includes incubator funding and client funding, mission and strategic planning, facilities management, selecting and serving clients, encouraging local and global entrepreneurial activity, and more. Earning an NBIA Incubator Management Certificate requires 24 hours of training in total from four full-day workshops. Certificate candidates have an unlimited amount of time to complete the workshop requirements.

If you started the certificate program prior to June 2012, click here for more information about recent changes to this program and to learn about your requirements for program completion.

For more information about the certificate program, e-mail or call (740) 593-4331.

Contact NBIA

Phone: (740) 593-4331
Fax: (740) 593-1996
PO Box 959
Athens, OH 45701-1565