Economic Development Finance Professional Certification Program

Oct 8 2012 - 8:30am to Oct 12 2012 - 1:00pm

The Oklahoma Small Business Development Center (OSBDC) is bringing the National Development Council’s Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) Certification Program to Oklahoma! This three-course program is a rigorous and comprehensive training series designed solely for economic development practitioners. Participants learn the tools and techniques of the trade to build the capacity they need to successfully create jobs and translate economic development opportunities into results for their communities. Topics include business credit analysis, loan packaging, user business finance, negotiating, problem solving, deal structuring and more! Visit to learn more about the NDC.

ED101: Economic Development Finance

Explores economic development activities as part of a community’s overall economic development finance strategy and investigates the financing resources available for job creation projects.

October 8-12, 2012 | Reed Conference Center, Midwest City | Tuition: $999

ED201: Business Credit Analysis

Participants spread and analyze the financial statements of numerous actual companies and use economic development finance programs to structure fixed asset and permanent working capital financing packages.

February 2013 | Oklahoma City Area | Tuition: $999

ED300: The ARt of Deal Structuring

Participants apply a process for solving problems in order to overcome the myriad obstacles to the successful structuring of business finance. The emphasis of this course is casework.

June 2013 | Oklahoma City Area | Tuition: $999

The Reed Conference Center at the Sheraton Midwest City Hotel
5750 Will Rogers Road
Midwest City, OK 73110
Sheraton will provide government room rates.

Training Format:
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 - 5:30
Friday: 8:30 - 1:00
Breaks and lunch are included in tuition

For Registration, click here.

For More Information Contact:
Nancy Jackson
Phone: (580) 745-2899
Limited to first 50 participants

Deadline for registration: September 29th!