Basic Economic Development
This four-day introductory course is designed for economic development professionals employed by public, nonprofit, and private organizations and individuals new to the field. It is also appropriate for more experienced professionals seeking to update their knowledge and skills. The course is a comprehensive educational experience that integrates theoretical and practical perspectives and provides participants with the foundation needed to organize, plan, and implement economic development programs. Expert instructors will cover trends, strategies, and the core tools of the trade. The course is officially accredited by the International Economic Development Council and counts toward the CEcD certification.
### Public Officials - Local and State Government Roles
- City and County Managers
- Community and Economic Development Professionals
- Managers and Supervisors
- Planning and Zoning Professionals
Topics - Local and State Government
- Community and Economic Development
- Leadership and Management
Who should attend
Economic development professionals employed by public, civic, or private development agencies and individuals new to the field.