This is the registration fee for the Fundamentals of Community Economic Development (Year 1) course being held May 6th-11th, 2018 at St. Jerome's University College in Waterloo, Ontario. Please note that accommodation and meal package must be added separately.
When registering, please ensure you are selecting the appropriate registration (regular vs. EDAC member).
Year 1 is a survey course that introduces economic developers (of all experience levels) to the basics of economic development. The course opens with a history of the profession and a basic overview of the Canadian economy, then moves through the core activities of economic developers: community marketing, economic base analysis, economic planning, investment readiness, and labour development, among other topics. One day is dedicated to group field work projects based around a business development challenge.
Refund requests must be submitted in writing, and if approved are subject to an administration fee of $50.00 if received prior to April 22nd, 2018 and $100.00 if received after.
Please be aware that personal information may be shared with the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) for the purposes of confirming completion of professional development points.
For any questions, or to request additional information please contact Sharon Jones.