Neighborhood Development Strategies

Description: Neighborhood Development Strategies. November 2 - 3, 2021 This practitioner-driven course uses the case study method to complement current neighborhood development theory. Participants will learn how to identify the major neighborhood actors, their objectives, and strategies for redevelopment, in addition to understanding the process for creating a strategic economic development plan to meet the neighborhood…

Economic Development Academy

Description:  Economic Development Academy. November 2 - 5, 2021 The Economic Development Academy (EDA) meets the certification requirements for the Neighborhood Development Strategies and Real Estate Development and Reuse courses, as well as the CEcD Exam Essentials Workshop. Courses can be taken separately by going to the individual course webpages to register. 5:30 pm – 6:30…

Real Estate Development and Reuse

Description: Real Estate Development and Reuse. November 4 - 5, 2021 This course clearly articulates the eight stage process for real estate development and reuse. Specifically, course participants will learn the fundamentals of market and site analysis, financial feasibility, and what political considerations are required to move a development project from conception to realization. Additionally, this…

Foreign Direct Investment and Exporting

Description: Foreign Direct Investment and Exporting. December 2 - 3, 2021 This course teaches the core components of bringing the world economy to your community’s front door. Foreign direct investment (FDI) and exporting are now essential components of a local economic development strategy. Attendees will learn how to attract foreign investors, from identifying targeted sectors to…