Kentucky Institute for Economic Development Moves to Virtual Semester Format

Students to receive weekly virtual training with scheduled cohort gatherings throughout 2020
The Kentucky Institute for Economic Development, the Commonwealth's premier economic development training conference, has moved to a virtual, semester-style format to ensure economic development practitioners, stakeholders, and policy makers have access to the world class, job creating content presented at KIED. KAED members, and interested professionals throughout the United States, are encouraged to review the 2020 KIED virtual schedule and save the dates to allow participation.
KIED Semester Schedule & Course Topics
Two Hour Virtual Classes to Convene Wednesdays @ 2:00 Eastern
  • Week 1 - August 19 - Overview of Economic Development
  • Week 2 - August 26 - Strategic Planning
  • Week 3 - September 2 - Managing an EDO
  • Week 4 - September 9 - Ethics in Economic Development
  • Week 5 - September 16 - Business Retention & Expansion
  • Week 6 - September 23 - Economic Development Marketing
  • Week 7 - September 30 - Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Week 8 - October 7 - Two In-person Sessions - 1) Economic Development Finance & 2) Real Estate Issues and Economic Development
  • Week 9 - October 14 - Workforce Development
  • Week 10 - October 21 - Community Development
  • Week 11 - October 28 - Electives - Supply Chain Management or Broadband
  • Week 12 - November 4 - Electives - Supply Chain Management or Broadband
  • Week 13 - Nov. 9 - 11 - Cohort @ KAED Annual Meeting*
  • Weeks 14 - 16 - Community Assessment Projects & Mentor Pairing
  • Week 17 - December 2 - Cohort Presentations
  • Week 18 - December 9 - Graduation*
accommodations made if participant travel and/or gatherings are not possible
Sessions Instructed By KIED Faculty of National and State Experts
KIED Info & Registration
The Kentucky Institute for Economic Development offers intensive training in the basic principals of economic development. The Institute's objective is to meet the needs of persons working in the development field as professionals or volunteers in both the public and private sectors. This course is designed to equip participants with the tools necessary to compete aggressively and successfully for new development in their communities. The faculty is composed of practitioners and academicians of recognized, long-standing experience in economic development. They focus heavily on practical economic development strategy - a shirt-sleeves, how-to approach.

Reminder
KIED completion is a required component of the Kentucky Economic Development Professional Certification Program

Registration Fees | $645.00
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