Essentials of Economic Development

Does your community have the ingredients to stimulate investment and to create jobs and wealth in an uncertain economy?

This one-day workshop covers promising strategies and tools for promoting economic development in the face of tight budgets and tough economic conditions.

 

 

Program Topics:

  • An Overview of Economic Development: Trends and Strategies
  • Building an Effective Economic Development Program
  • North Carolina Economic Development Toolbox
  • Best Practices and Opportunities in your Region

Essentials of Economic Development is designed to help local officials understand the fundamentals of economic development in the current economic climate. The workshop will help participants understand what is required to attract and support private investment in their communities. Participants will examine various economic development strategies and tools and consider how local governments in partnership with the nonprofit and private sectors, can help facilitate the process of creating jobs and wealth.

The Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are five deadlines to submit applications: March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1.
  • Kernersville, NC
    February 13
    Piedmont Triad Regional Council
    1398 Carrollton Crossing Drive
    Kernersville, NC 27284
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    The Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are five deadlines to submit applications: March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1.
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    This course is held at the Piedmont Triad Regional Council

    $235.00

    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.
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Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar, Registration and Client Services Group
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Carla Stowe

Program Manager, Local and State Government Group
919.843.8176
Associate Professor of Public Administration and Government