Community Economic Development Training Program
Economic development is an intensely competitive field. Economic Developers Alberta is helping your competitive advantage by offering a variety of courses designed to deliver information on the best practices and established tools you can use to help your region thrive. The CEDTP course series has been designed to:
The following courses are available both in person and online:
Economic Development – Establishing the Foundation- Learn the principles, theories, and fundamentals of economic development that form the basic foundation of every community. More information here.
Business Retention and Expansion - Integrate effective assessment and planning tools in order to help you build and retain a strong business community.
Here's what participants had to say about EDA courses:
"This course was very timely and long overdue for our community. A great tool for building on."
"The instructor, Natalie Gibson was excellent! There are some unique differences between each of our municipalities, but a lot is also the same. Working together, regionalization, and collaboration across the country is the answer."
Among the participants: elected officials, economic development practitioners, and Community Futures representatives.