Do you Know Your Incentive Return on Investment? Get the Answer at OEDA’s ROI / Financing Gap Course, September 2 in Springfield

Aug 19, 2022News, Newsletter

One of the high priorities among economic developers is understanding the cost of economic development incentives and projects so that you can be a strong advocate for your community.

You can get the answer to this question at OEDA’s ROI / Gap Analysis Course, taking place on September 2, 2022 at Clark State Community College in Springfield.

This unique course will provide participants with hands on experience working with models of ROI/Gap Analysis, along with hearing from practitioners on how they are using ROI to support their incentive decisions. JobsOhio will be joining the course to talk about their approach to ROI, and the importance of community’s understanding their Return on Investment.

In addition to the course case studies and examples, each participant will receive a complementary ROI Analysis Spreadsheet that can be customized for their community.

This one-day course is perfect for elected officials, community leaders and stakeholders, planners and economic developers, students — anyone who wants to understand the impact of programs and policies and projects.

Click Here to Register Today!

The agenda includes:

  • The Basics of ROI and Gap Analysis
  • How JobsOhio looks at ROI to support Investment
  • Implementing ROI/Gap Analysis in Your Community
  • Models for Local Government ROI Analysis

This course is eligible for OhioCED and AICP Continuing Education Credits.









Also Coming Up in Training:

Core Courses: (All at Ohio University Dublin Campus)
Business Retention and Expansion Core Course                 September 15 – 16, 2022
Economic Development Financing                                         October 13 – 14, 2022

Housing & Economic Development Convening                    October 3, 2022
(Precon to OEDA Annual Summit)

2024 Annual Excellence Awards Call for Nomination: Deadline: August 1, 2024

The Ohio Economic Development Association’s annual excellence awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations in Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development. Submit your nominations today and have excellence in your community recognized state-wide! A panel of OEDA members will assess the nominations, determine finalists, and select an overall winner. Award winners will be announced at a ceremony during the OEDA Annual Summit to be held September 5 – 6, 2024, in Toledo, Ohio. Award finalists will be notified prior to the Annual Summit. Winners and finalists will be promoted on OEDA’s website and in an OEDA e-newsletter

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