Basic Economic Development Course (BEDC)

OVERVIEW
The BEDC course provides a substantial introduction to the theory and fundamentals of comprehensive economic development. The formal instruction emphasizes beneficial development that can result from the constructive actions of local leaders, and revolves around five major themes: innovative community development concepts; regional economics; basic factors in development; techniques of economic development and trends in economic development.

This course is executed in partnership with Colorado State University.

WHEN

June 10-14, 2019
Denver, CO

WHERE

475 17th Street, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202
Directions

Area Accommodations:

Holiday Inn Express Downtown Denver
401 17th St, Denver, CO 80202

Grand Hyatt Denver
1750 Welton St, Denver, CO 80202

Sheraton Hotel Downtown Denver
1550 Court Pl, Denver, CO 80202

VALUE

  • Gain detailed knowledge of successful initiatives
  • Learn from outstanding experts and practitioners in the field
  • Network with other successful economic development professionals
  • Grow your skills and understanding of economic development foundational elements
  • Take an important step towards the internationally recognized Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) designation

TEXTBOOK AND MATERIALS

Introduction to Economic Development published by IEDC. This book is provided at the course and is included in the tuition.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Economic development practitioners
  • Community volunteers
  • Municipal, town and county governments
  • Public utility personnel
  • Chambers of commerce
  • Financial institutions
  • Business development professionals
  • Co-operative extension personnel
  • Planning and development agencies
  • Real estate professionals
  • Others interested in facilitating job creation and capital investment in their community, region or state

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Michelle Claymore, CEcD – Course Director  303.289.3747  mclaymore@c3gov.com

LEARN MORE

Click here to learn more from the Colorado State University Website:

Learn More From Colorado State University

This BEDC is accredited through the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). Accreditation by IEDC ensures that the BEDC covers subject areas determined to be the core building blocks in any economic development program.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.

 

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