Aug 13-15, 2012 IEDC's Introduction to Economic Development Course

Aug 13 2012 - 8:00am to Aug 15 2012 - 6:00pm

Where: Skirvin Hilton Hotel
IEDC Room Rate: $129 if booked before July 20, 2012

Tentative Agenda and Information

For more information please visit IEDC's website.

This comprehensive training course will introduce the economic development profession to highly-engaged participants both young and old. Economic developers use a number of financing and development tools to ensure a healthy local economy, from helping small businesses grow to leading large real estate development projects. Learn how economic development strategies can be structured to encourage local and regional development and advance your community’s growth potential. This course emphasizes theoretical and practical perspectives on economic development and provides participants with the skills needed to organize, plan, and implement economic growth initiatives. Those new to economic development are encouraged to take this course first as an overview of the field’s key activities.