Each Module is $200+gst for Non-Subscribers/Non-Members.

For Subscribers/Members, the participation fee is $100+gst.

Module 1: Establishing a Foundation 

  • Lesson 1 – Evolution of Economic Development
  • Lesson 2 – Roles of Leadership and Government
  • Lesson 3 – Economic Development Organizations
  • Lesson 4 – Development Staff

Module 2: The Professional

  • Lesson 1 – Professionalism
  • Lesson 2 – Cultural Competencies
  • Lesson 3 – Leadership Competencies
  • Lesson 4 – Technical Competencies
  • Lesson 5 – Communication Competencies

Module 3: The Planning Continuum

  • Lesson 1 – Planning to Plan
  • Lesson 2 – Getting the Background Information
  • Lesson 3 – The Economic Development Plan
  • Lesson 4 – Citizen Engagement and Consultation
  • Lesson 5 – The Marketing Plan
  • Lesson 6 – Project Planning

Module 4: Economic Development Strategies

  • Lesson 1 – Investment Attraction
  • Lesson 2 – Business Retention and Expansion
  • Lesson 3 – Enterpreneurship and Industry
  • Lesson 4 – Rural Development and Regionalism
  • Lesson 5 – Workforce Development and Best Practices in Indigenous Economic Development