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7/30/2018 to 8/2/2018
When: Monday, July 30, 2018
Where: Chapel Hill, NC
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Basic Economic Development

July 30-August 2, 2018

Chapel Hill, NC

This four-day introductory course is designed for economic development professionals employed by public, nonprofit, and private organizations and individuals new to the field. It is also appropriate for more experienced professionals seeking to update their knowledge and skills.


The course is a comprehensive educational experience that integrates theoretical and practical perspectives and provides participants with the foundation needed to organize, plan, and implement economic development programs. Expert instructors will cover trends, strategies, and the core tools of the trade. The course is officially accredited by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and counts toward the CEcD certification.


Course Topics:

  • Marketing and business attraction
  • Business retention and expansion
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Workforce development
  • Financing economic development
  • Strategic planning
  • Community development
  • Managing economic development organizations
  • Ethical dilemmas

Registration: To register online, please click here.


Lead Faculty: Dr. Jonathan Morgan, Associate Professor, UNC School of Government


For any further information, please contact Carla Stowe at 919-843-8176 or



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