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Fundamentals of Community Economic Development (Year 1 Online)

May 17 to 21, 2021
9:30am EDT to 4:30pm EDT



Year 1 is about two things: building a strong foundation of knowledge in economic development and building connections with your peers.


This course helps economic development professionals learn the basics of the field, from what an EDO really does, to measuring success. Generalists will learn strategies for handling the many and diverse tasks they are expected to do. Specialists will learn about the spectrum of economic development activities and become more insightful team members.


Registration Fee:               EDAC Member*          Non-EDAC Member

Early Bird                     $1150 + HST          $1450 + HST

Regular - After April 19th      $1295 + HST          $1595 + HST


*EDAC member discount is for those who have paid their annual membership fee. Should your EDAC membership not be paid in full by the date of course/seminar registration, you will be responsible for paying the full (non-member) registration fee.  Membership has to be in your name to qualify for the lower registration fee.  Not sure if you are a member then email Stephanie at EDAC - stephanie@edac.ca.


Registration cancellations less a $50.00 administration fee will be accepted before Monday, May 3, 2021, and registration cancellations less a $100.00 administration fee will be accepted after Monday, May 3, 2021.  Cancellations are to be sent to Sharon Jones at s4jones@uwaterloo.ca.  Substitutions are welcome.


If you have any questions on the course program or registration please contact Sharon Jones at s4jones@uwaterloo.ca.



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