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July 2019

2019 Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course

July 22 @ 8:00 am - July 25 @ 5:00 pm
Columbus Center (IMET), 701 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 United States
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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. 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 (This section will be taught as part of the MEDA Summer Conference. Registration for the conference is included in your Course…

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September 2019

IEDC Event: Neighborhood Development Strategies

September 19 @ 8:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm
Hotel Indigo Baltimore, 24 W. Franklin Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
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This practitioner-driven course uses the case study method to complement current neighborhood development theory. Participants will learn how to identify the major neighborhood actors, their objectives, and strategies for redevelopment, in addition to understanding the process for creating a strategic economic development plan to meet the neighborhood development goals. Specifically, this course will examine social capital (e.g., linkages, networks, talent, etc.), environmental capital (e.g., stewardship, residual management, etc.) and economic capital (e.g., investment and reinvestment) facing distressed neighborhoods and offer…

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