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2012: Building a Creative Services Incubator: A Lesson on Developing Collaborative Relationships Across Diverse Stakeholders

Co-Learning Plan - 2012

Authors: Victoria Bennett, Washtenaw Community College


By examining a successful case of collaboration to develop an incubator, Bennett created a report which identified key factors necessary to encourage a healthy and sustainable partnership between a diverse group of private and public administrations.

Project Updated As Of September 30th, 2012


Slides from Building a Creative Services Business Incubator
Powerpoint presentation from the 2012 Innovate Michigan! Summit

Author Information

Victoria BennettVictoria Bennett, Wasthenaw Community College

Ms. Bennett is the Academic Associate for the Business and Computer Technologies Division at Washtenaw Community College. She is engaged in a wide range of projects that serve high school and college students in addition the community at-large. Through grant funding from the Department of Labor and Economic Growth, Ms. Bennett developed an innovation curriculum that served as the platform for advanced manufacturing and alternative energy curriculum for nine Southeastern Michigan Community Colleges. She serves on the Food and Farming Business Committee with the Food System Economic Partnership (FSEP) and the Board of Directors for the University of Michigan Credit Union.

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