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GCED Program: Economic Development Landscape

Thursday, March 31, 2022 to Friday, April 1, 2022

Middle Georgia Regional Commission

175 Emery Highway Suite C
Macon, GA 31217

Event Details

Economic development is a central theme for all communities – large, medium, and small, and urban, suburban, and rural.  In this core course economic developers will explore their role in economic development, understand the roles of private and non-profit entities, learn about strategies, tools and best practices, identify their community’s assets, understand the economic development process and key components of an economic development plan, understand how their county fits into a larger economic region, identify regional partners, and practice using some basic tools and approaches that they can use to help their community develop its own economic development plan. 

Learner Outcomes

In this core course economic developers will explore their role in economic development, understand the roles of private and non-profit entities, learn about strategies, tools and best practices, identify their community’s assets, understand the economic development process and key components of an economic development plan, understand how their county fits into a larger economic region, identify regional partners, and practice using some basic tools and approaches that they can use to help their community develop its own economic development plan. 

Notes

Cancellation Policy:

  •     100% refund if cancelled greater than 22 days before the class
  •     75% refund if cancelled between 15 and 22 days before the class
  •     No refund if cancelled fewer than 15 days before the class

Please click here: Fillable Mail-In Form to mail your registration and payment.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates