37th Annual Basic Economic Development Course

Aug 3 2009 (All day) to Aug 6 2009 (All day)

37th Annual Basic Economic Development Course
August 3-6, 2009
School of Government, UNC-Chapel Hill
This intensive course is essential in today's challenging economy.
During these challenging times, both new and veteran economic development professionals must be strategic, innovative, and skilled in supporting private investment and job creation. This intensive four-day course provides instruction on the
fundamentals of economic development and a firm foundation for guiding communities to economic recovery. The course features knowledgeable experts and practitioners working in the field. Participants will enjoy ample opportunities to network, share best practices, and form valuable professional relationships.
"The Basic Economic Development Course provided the tools I needed to develop strategies that work specifically for my community. I am so grateful that I was encouraged to take this course three years ago. Here in Polk County, economic development is not business as usual."
- Kipp McIntyre, Director, Office of Economic Development, Polk County, NC

Who Should Attend: Economic development professionals from public and private agencies, including individuals new to the field and those who wish to brush up on their skills.

Registration: To register, and for information about accomodations, click here.

Accreditation: The course is accredited by the International Economic Development Council and counts toward the CEcD certification.

Faculty Coordinator: Jonathan Morgan, Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Government.

For more information: Contact Carla Stowe, Program Manager, at (919) 843-8176 or cstowe@sog.unc.edu