Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course

Description

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
  • Real Estate Development & Reuse
  • Marketing & Business Attraction
  • Neighborhood Revitalization
  • Workforce Development
  • Small Business & Entrepreneurship

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

Please click here to view the draft agenda (subject to minor changes).