heryl Olson, Associate Director of Management and Executive Programs at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Zacarías Leone, CEO of ZL SGC, will work together to create courses and conferences designed specifically for the Latin American gaming environment. Leone, a Computer Forensics Specialist and Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator, specializes in information security, fraud prevention and training personnel in the gaming industry, and will be an official instructor for the Gaming Management Program in Latin America.
“I am filled with such pride and Joy,” said Zacarías Leone of being named an official instructor of the Gaming Management Program in Latin America. “It is a huge joy knowing that our efforts and profession are recognized and respected by such a respectable institution like the University of Nevada, Reno.”
Since 1989, the Gaming Management Program has had over 2,200 participants and has awarded over 700 of those participants with their Certificate in Gaming Management. The program has redefined management and executive gaming education by providing original, strategic and relevant courses that connect leading edge concepts to the demands of the gaming market.
Of the partnership Cheryl Olson said, “We are thrilled to be working with Zacarias Leone, a well renowned and highly respected expert in the Latin American gaming market. The University of Nevada, Reno Gaming Management Program has experienced significant growth in the Latin American market, and we feel our partnership with Leone will help deepen our expertise and reach in this important market.”
The new partnership between the University of Nevada, Reno Gaming Management Program and ZL SGC will provide the Latin American gaming industry with a new level of gaming management education. Olson and Leone are working on developing courses for the Latin American market and expect the first gaming management course to be offered in 2011.