Elected Officials Course
Elected Officials have a critical role to play in the economic, political and social well being of the their communities.
With this Elected Officials Course, EDA is giving these community leaders a unique opportunity to understand the complex and competitive field of economic development; as well as the tools to help the economic developers in their communities to be successful.
What is it?
The Elected Officials Course provides specialized information on the strategies, tools and resources needed to help their communities thrive. It delivers information on issues such as:
Download the brochure here.
This is a one day course, and the cost varies, depending on number of participants. Pricing is outlined below, plus Trainer expenses, and $30/manual for groups over 10.
Up to 10 participants= $1750 +GST
11-15 participants=$2475 +GST
16-20 participants= $3000 +GST
21-25 participants=$3500 +GST
26-30 participants= $3900 +GST
An enthusiastic thumbs up from elected officials at a course in Strathcona County.
How to Book a Course in Your Community:
The host is responsible for arranging the venue and refreshments/lunch and for covering the trainer travel costs (which are minimal as we try to book the closest trainer to your location.) For travel over 2 hours, we charge an additional $50 per hour. As an option, the Host can set their own price per participant to cover the costs of food and travel.
Note: Due to a CARES grant, in 2019 we are able to offer our full or 1/2 day Elected Officials course for $800/community (for 10 participants. additional $30 per person after that). Regular price $1750.