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Alberta Programs


Online Delivery

 

Establishing the Foundation

This foundational  course is the first in Alberta's Community Economic Development Training Program and will provide you with the knowledge and skills to become proficient in economic development.Find out more HERE.


Business Retention and Expansion

Increasing participants’ understanding of the importance of building, retaining and expanding a strong business community and promoting understanding of business retention and expansion (BR&E) as a primary economic development strategy. Find out more HERE.

Business Investment and Attraction

Increasing participants’ understanding of the importance of business investment and attraction as a strategy in economic development. Introducing and profiling how business investment attraction can benefit your community. Find out more HERE.

Certificate in Professional Management- Economic Developers

Since 2012, EDA has been partnering with the University of Calgary in order to in order to provide a Certificate in Professional Management with a specialization in economic development. Find out more HERE.

 

Classroom Based Offerings

 

Establishing the Foundation

This foundational  course is the first in Alberta's Community Economic Development Training Program and will provide you with the knowledge and skills to become proficient in economic development.Find out more HERE.


Business Retention and Expansion

Increasing participants’ understanding of the importance of building, retaining and expanding a strong business community and promoting understanding of business retention and expansion (BR&E) as a primary economic development strategy. Find out more HERE.

Business Investment and Attraction

Increasing participants’ understanding of the importance of business investment and attraction as a strategy in economic development. Introducing and profiling how business investment attraction can benefit your community. Find out more HERE.

Economic Development for Elected Officials

Economic Development is a complex and competitive field and elected officials have a critical role to play in the economic, political and social well being of the their communities.The Elected Officials Course gives this unique group of community leaders specialized information on the strategies, tools and resources needed to help their communities thrive. Find out more HERE.


Economic Resilience for Community and Regional Leaders

Economic disruptions continue to increase in both frequency and impact. Community resilience is therefore a priority in order to withstand economic shocks, both natural or manmade. Economic Developers of Alberta delivers an interactive, boot-camp style Economic Resilience Training for Community and Regional Leaders course on site in your community. It is available in both a one day condensed, and two day full version. Find more information on this program HERE.