2016 Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course in Maryland

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The Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of economic development. The course is designed to prepare participants for the challenges they face in the practice of developing communities.

Click here to view the 2016 Basic Course Schedule

The course will highlight the key aspects in an economic developer’s career:

  • Managing Economic Development Offices
  • Strategic Planning
  • Ethics
  • Business Retention & Expansion
  • Finance for Economic Development
  • Marketing & Business Attraction
  • Neighborhood Revitalization
  • Workforce Development (as part of the 2016 MEDA Summer Conference)
  • Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Lofton Scholarships are available to MEDA members. Click here to learn how to apply for a Lofton Scholarship.

HOTEL: Special room rate is available until June 24, 2016.

PARKING: Harbor Park Garage 55 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD 21202

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: MEDA cannot refund payments after July 1, 2016.



Mon, Jul 25, 2016 - Thu, Jul 28, 2016


Baltimore City Community College – Harbor Campus
710 E. Lombard Street
Baltimore , MD 21202

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