EDA believes that professional development plays an important role in economic development practice.
Certificate in Professional Management
Since 2012, EDA has been partnering with the University of Calgary in order to in order to provide a Certificate in Professional Management with a specialization in economic development.
This certificate brings economic development training to Alberta professionals by combining the Community Economic Development courses offered by EDA with distance learning courses in business and management from the U of C. This training, coupled with relevant experience in the field will help prepare students to write the certificate exam for the Ec.D professional designation from EDAC.
To find out more information about the program or to register, click here.
In addition to the U of C, the University of Waterloo offers a two-week certificate program. To view their information click here.
If you are interested in taking a specific course that is not listed, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org and submit a formal request. It is possible that we are able to co-host the session in Alberta, or include it as part of our ongoing course delivery.