Plan Now: 2018 Professional Development Offerings

Dec 12, 2017 | Events |

Now is the time to chart your professional development plans for 2018.  Below is a listing of the confirmed education offerings for economic development professionals including conferences, Ohio Economic Development Institute courses, webinars, and trainings.  Each professional development event is approved for continuing education credit for those seeking the Ohio Certified Economic Developer (Ohio CED) credential as noted.

Registration for these events will open in early January so be sure to mark your calendar now so you don’t miss out.  Expand your knowledge and your network with OEDA!

January 23, 2018
Electric Utilities and Economic Development I: Basics and Key Terminology

  • Qualifies as OEDI Elective, 1 CE hour
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Webinar
  • *Part one of a two-part series, participants are strongly encouraged to take both courses but not required

February 27, 2018
Electric Utilities and Economic Development II: Incentives, Tools, and Resources

  • Qualifies as OEDI Elective, 1 CE hour
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Webinar
  • *Part two of a two-part series, participants are strongly encouraged to take both courses but not required

March 7, 2018
OEDA360: State Economic Development Briefing

  • Qualifies as OEDI Elective, 5.5 CE hours
  • Columbus Downtown Renaissance Hotel

March 15-16, 2018
Real Estate Development

  • OEDI Core Certification Course
  • Ohio University Integrated Education Center, Dublin, Ohio

April 10-13, 2018
Ohio Basic Economic Development Course

  • Offered in Partnership with IEDC
  • Marriott Northwest, Dublin, Ohio

May 10-11, 2018
Site Selection & Site Development

  • OEDI Core Certification Course
  • Ohio University Integrated Education Center, Dublin, Ohio

July 19-20, 2018
Finance & Incentives

  • OEDI Core Certification Course
  • Ohio University Integrated Education Center, Dublin, Ohio

Sept. 20-21, 2018
Business Retention & Expansion

  • OEDI Core Certification Course
  • Ohio University Integrated Education Center, Dublin, Ohio

October 17-19, 2018
2018 Annual Summit

  • Qualifies as OEDI Elective, 15 CE hours
  • Columbus Downtown Renaissance Hotel

Economic Developers Earn Ohio Certifed Economic Developer Credential

The Ohio Economic Development Association is pleased to announce that seven economic development practitioners have been awarded the credential of Ohio Certified Economic Developer (Ohio CED) during the organization’s 2018 Annual Excellence Awards ceremony held Columbus, Ohio on October 17, 2018. The following individuals have been awarded the Ohio Certified Economic Developer (Ohio CED) credential:

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Thank You OEDI Capstone Mentors!

OEDA would like to take this opportunity to thank the following individuals who served as mentors for the first cohort of Ohio CED candidates:
Greg Davis, Ohio State University Extension
Harry Eadon, Economic Development & Finance Alliance of Tuscawaras County
Jeremiah Gracia, City of Dublin
Anthony Jones, City of Gahanna
Chris Lipson, City of Dayton
Lisa Patt McDaniel, Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio
David Zak, Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership

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