This course is the first in a series that will provide you with the knowledge and skills to become proficient at economic development. In choosing to educate yourself, you have chosen to improve the decisions that will have a significant effect on your community’s future. The function of economic development (ED) is often complex, and understanding your role in the process will be key both to the success of your career, and to the overall success of your economic development activities. This course is the 30,000-foot view of the process of economic development. It provides the theory and fundamentals of ED along with examples of how it can be applied. There is no one way to do ED. Each community, organization or volunteer group will do ED differently.
The primary goals of this course are to:
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Instructor: Holly Sorgen
EDA’s Economic Development for Elected Official's course provides you with strategies, tools, resources and experiences to help your community survive, thrive and grow.
Course Trainer: Natalie Gibson
To register contact: Joan Miller, email@example.com
Instructor: Natalie Gibson
To register: https://conted.ucalgary.ca/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=15264259.
This intensive boot camp course will help prepare local elected officials, community leaders and economic development leadership to support economic development, disaster resilience and economic recovery activities in their communities.
Hosted by Visions North Community Futures Development Corp.
For more information: Bill Hogan
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
Online registration: https://conted.ucalgary.ca/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=15410870
Instructor: Natalie Gibson
Plan now to attend the 2018 conference. Take advantage of early bird rates. More details to come.
Registration closes March 16, 2018.
To register https://conted.ucalgary.ca/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=12618114.
Our strategic partner, the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has designated the week of May 7 - 12, 2018 as Economic Development Week.
We invite you to take part in this North America-wide campaign that consists of activities designed to create awareness of the economic development programs in your communities that enhance your quality of life.
Download this toolkit developed by IEDC to help you get started on your campaign to increase exposure for the profession and the benefits of economic development.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your iconic development week initiative and we will post it on our website.
Plan now to attend the 2018 EDAC Conference in Fredericton, NB.
For more information see www.edac.ca.
Online registration https://conted.ucalgary.ca/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=15410870
Plan to attend the upcoming IEDC Fall Conference.
For more information click here.
To register: https://conted.ucalgary.ca/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=12618114.
The purpose of this dinner and speed-dating style event is to bring together EDA members and key federal and provincial Ministry representatives to network, share information and explore potential partnerships.
Gold Sponsor: Tri-Municipal Industrial Partnership
Cancellations before October 18 will be less $25 admin fee. No refunds after that.
For information about the hotel click here. Or download the promo information above. Group reservations available until September 30.
Plan now to attend the 2019 conference.
Your Economic Development Network in Alberta
Toll Free Phone: 1.866.671.8182