Course Description

This course introduces learners to the basics of local economic development. The course provides a historical overview of the profession and roles EDP's play in the local economy. The course focuses on the spectrum of LED activities for EDP's: strategic planning, LED marketing, economic impact analysis and KPIs, foreign direct investment and strategic alliances, business retention and expansion, investment readiness, tourism development and urban renewal, governance, ethics and public relations, among other topics.

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