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Economic Development Training Courses


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Offered throughout the year around North America, our training courses are the leading source of education for professionals at all levels. Covering both key topics and specialized issues, courses are designed to be interactive and provide an international perspective with a focus on real life experiences, best practices, and tools you can use in your community.

Our carefully selected instructors include some of today's top experts in their fields and represent both the private and public sectors.

Check our map and schedule below and let IEDC be your partner in professional development. You can also find additional information on course manuals and fees at the bottom of the page.

 

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Core Courses

Business Retention and Expansion
» November 13-14, 2014 in Chapel Hill, NC
» February 5-6, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ
» May 21-22, 2015 in New Orleans, LA
» August 20-21, 2015 in Denver, CO


Economic Development Credit Analysis
» April 15-17, 2015 in Indianapolis, IN
» May 13-15, 2015 in Baltimore, MD
» December 2-4, 2015 in Atlanta, GA


Real Estate Development and Reuse
» November 6-7, 2014 in Lansing, MI
» January 22-23, 2015 in Palm Beach County, FL
» May 7-8, 2015 in Ottawa, ON
» July 16-17, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA
» October 29-30, 2015 in Chapel Hill, NC


Introduction to Economic Development
» Course description

 

Electives

Economic Development Finance Programs
» June 10-12, 2015 in Atlanta, GA


Economic Development Marketing and Attraction
» March 12-13, 2015 in Denver, CO
» April 29-30, 2015 in Vancouver, BC
» August 13-14, 2015 in Atlanta, GA


Economic Development Strategic Planning
» June 4-5, 2015 in Madison, WI


Entrepreneurial and Small Business Development Strategies
» April 9-10, 2015 in Atlanta, GA
» September 10-11, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN
» November 5-6, 2015 in Toronto, ON


Managing Economic Development Organizations
» February 26-27, 2015 in Baltimore, MD
» November 12-13, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio


Neighborhood Development Strategies
» September 24-25, 2015 in Baltimore, MD


Technology-Led Economic Development
» December 4-5, 2014 in Phoenix, AZ
» March 26-27, 2015 in Washington, Dc Metro Area


Workforce Development Strategies
» August 6-7, 2015 in Indianapolis, IN
» October 1-2, 2015 in Anchorage, AK

 

Course Fees

IEDC Members*

 

Early

Regular

On-site**

2-Day Course

$435

$575

$595

3-Day Course

$535

$675

$695


Non-Members

 

Early

Regular

On-site**

2-Day Course

$535

$675

$695

3-Day Course

$635

$775

$795


Full Time Student***

 

Early

Regular

On-site**

2-Day Course

$105

$125

$145

3-Day Course

$125

$145

$165


*State Economic Development Associations who have a formal Partner Agreement (MOU) with IEDC receive the IEDC member rate for their members for those courses held in their respective states.


**After the regular registration deadline, only on-site registrations will be accepted. Call (202) 223-7800 to check on availability. On-site registrations must include full payment.On-site registrants will not be included on the attendee list and will receive a certificate by mail after the event.


***Copy of current transcript required.

 

Group Discount

Organizations registering three (3) or more individuals for an IEDC course are eligible for a 10% discount off the applicable registration rate for each attendee. To take advantage of the discount, the course registrations should be submitted together using the course PDF registration form. In addition, please make note of the discount under the "payment information" portion of the registration form. If you have any questions about the group discount, please contact us at (202) 223-7800.

 

Cancellation & No-Show Policy

Refunds less a $60 cancellation fee will be issued for all cancellations received in writing to fax: (202) 223-4745 or atewelde@iedconline.org at least 10 business days prior to the course – please allow 3-4 weeks. All registrations regardless of payment status are subject to the $60 cancellation fee. No refunds or credit transfers to a future course will be issued for cancellations received within 10 business days of the course. Telephone cancellations are not accepted. Attendee substitutions for a course may be made at any time prior to the course. Registrants who do not cancel and fail to attend a course are responsible for full payment.

 

Manuals

Each course attendee will receive a copy of the corresponding training manual as a part of the basic registration fee.

Additionally, each of the manuals is available for purchase. To order any of IEDC's manuals, visit the IEDC bookstore. If you have any questions, please contact Kerry Burgott at kburgott@iedconline.org or (202) 942-9483.

 

Contact

For information regarding course registration and logistics, please contact Asmait Tewelde (202) 639-9105 or atewelde@iedconline.org.

All other questions about IEDC training courses should be directed to Emily Bell (202) 942-9452 or ebell@iedconline.org.