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Technology-Led Economic Development
Same course, new format! Join IEDC for its first-ever online course!
Start Date: October 3, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:15 pm, ET
Four sessions- One each Tuesday from October 3 - 24, 2017
CEcD Exam: Elective
Brief Course Description:
This technical course focuses on the competitive advantage of regions and the role of economic developers and community stakeholders in building an innovation ecosystem. It is important to understand the process of technological commercialization. In this course, participants will be introduced to the legal and financial framework for bringing innovation to market, including technology protection and product licensing.
Some Course Highlights:
- Forming strategic alliances and technology clusters
- Building partnerships with higher education and technology councils
- Understanding technology transfer and commercialization
- Reviewing patent, copyright, trademark, and licensing terms
See the full course agenda.
You will learn from three experienced instructors:
Carol Kraus Lauffer
Business Cluster Development
Robert M. Okabe
Co-founder and Managing Director
Certification Applies to for this Course!
This course meets the professional development requirements for the Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) exam. CEcDs earn recertification credits for participation.
Learn IEDC quality content, earn CEcD credits, access more than 50 years worth of experience, and do it all from work or home over a comfortable four-week schedule. This course won’t be offered again until May 2018, so now is the time to enroll. Be a part of the first group of professionals to take an IEDC online training course. Register now.