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Economic Development Strategic Planning

  • 14 Sep 2017
  • 15 Sep 2017
  • Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 2M9

This highly interactive course lets participants work in small teams to help understand the complexity of strategic planning and its challenges. Economic developers must build consensus among board members, stakeholders and the community as a whole, creating a unified vision for the future. Learn techniques to build consensus among stakeholders who represent different values and interests. Also, participants will learn the quantitative techniques used to better understand their community including: location quotients, shift share, input-output and cluster analyses.

Course Highlights:

- Stakeholder analysis, structuring participation, planning fundamentals
- Consensus building, group facilitation and conflict
- Defining geography, competitive advantage and SWOT
- Determining vision, mission, goals and objectives

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Eric McSweeney, CEcD, EcD(F), CCIM, ALC
McSweeney & Associates
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Jon Roberts
TIP Strategies, Inc.
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Anne Roise, CEcD MCP
Instructor, Urban Studies & Planning
Savannah State University
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