OEDA Announces 2019 Professional Development Line-Up

Oct 17, 2018 | Events, Newsletter

2019 OEDA Professional Development Offerings
OEDA is your partner for success at every step of your career. Our professional development program is designed to support you in your current position as well as preparing you for future career growth. OEDA’s professional development offerings fall into three categories: The Ohio Economic Development Institute, OEDA Flagship Programs, and Electives.

The Ohio Economic Development Institute
The Ohio Economic Development Institute (OEDI) is a unique continuing education program designed to meet the specific needs of Ohio’s intermediate and advanced economic development professionals. Developed in partnership with JobsOhio and Ohio University Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, OEDI offers high quality, state-specific continuing education opportunities. Courses can be taken singly, or the full curriculum can be taken as the pathway for achieving the Ohio Certified Economic Developer (Ohio CED) credential. All core courses are taught at the Ohio University Dublin Ohio campus (Dublin Integrated Education Center) unless otherwise noted.
• Real Estate Development and Financing,  March 14-15, 2019
• Site Selection / Site Development,   May 9-10, 2019
• Economic Development Finance and Incentive,   June 13-14, 2019
• Business Retention and Expansion,   July 11-12, 2019
• Ohio Certified Economic Developer (OHIO CED), Registration Deadline, April 1, 2019
• Ohio Basic Economic Development Course,   April 2-5, 2019, Grand Event Center, Grandview

OEDA Flagship Programs
• OEDA 360,  May 15, 2019, Renaissance Hotel Downtown Columbus
• 2019 Annual Summit,   October 7-9, 2019, Embassy Suites Dublin, Ohio

Electives: Webinars, Trainings, Workshops
OEDA will be offering a full series of elective webinars, half-day courses, and workshops in 2019. These programs are designed specifically to address a timely topic, specific ED program, or emerging issue and will be announced in an on-going basis throughout the year. Be sure to check www.ohioeda.com to see when new webinars, workshops, and trainings are announced.

For additional information on any of these course offerings, please contact Mark Barbash at mark.barbash@gmail.com.

Register Today for the Ohio Economic Development Institute’s Real Estate Development Course

This two-day course is designed to provide the Ohio economic development professional with the critical steps of real estate development and a comprehensive understanding of how a deal progresses through to completion. Attendees will analyze the anatomy of a real estate deal and learn how each component stage impacts the next, and how real estate development is practiced in Ohio. This understanding will help the ED professional recognize the challenges (and often barriers) to advancing a new development in their community and to more thoughtfully understand approaches in helping close the deal.

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Register now for the 2020 Ohio Basic Economic Development Course!

The Ohio Basic Economic Development Course is an intensive training experience for economic development practitioners, community leaders, local government officials and others committed to building healthy economies for their communities. The course is appropriate both for people who are new to the economic development profession as well as those more experienced who are seeking a refresher on basic practices and principles.

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