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Economic Development Strategic Planning
August 12, 2021 @ 11:00 am - August 13, 2021 @ 5:30 pm
Description: Economic Development Strategic Planning. August 12 – 13, 2021
This highly interactive course lets participants work in small teams to help understand the complexity of strategic planning and its challenges. Economic developers must build consensus among board members, stakeholders and the community as a whole, creating a unified vision for the future. Learn techniques to build consensus among stakeholders who represent different values and interests. Also, participants will learn the quantitative techniques used to better understand their community including: location quotients, shift share, input-output and cluster analyses. Explore project assessment methods for setting priorities and measuring your plan’s impact.
Keywords: Economic Development, Stakeholders, Consensus