BASIC Economic Development Course - established 1968
Accredited by the International Economic Development Council
Daniel Coxworth, AICP
Sierra Vista, Arizona
Illinois BEDC is held annually in mid-October in METRO CHICAGO. The Next Accredited Illinois Basic Economic Development Course is October 21-25, 2019 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
NICOR Headquarters Buildings
1844 Ferry Road - Naperville, Illinois USA
Course Registration Fee - $ 595.00
Early Discount by Aug 31 - $ 500.00
* Class Schedule Subject to Change
compliments of Nicor Gas
Focus: The Investor, The Product and The Organization
The Importance of your State Economic Development Agency
Community Development Principles
Working with your Community College
Financing for Business
Small Business Development
Real Estate Principles
Economic Development Ethics
Marketing to Consultants and Prospects
Effectively Working with Utilities
Management and Data Management
Best Practices in Rural, Exurban, Suburban and Urban Development
Marketing for Small Business Development
Information for Students:
All Students will receive a copy of the IEDC "Introduction to Economic Development" Manual. Course information and instructor powerpoints will be provided on flashdrive only. No printed hard copies will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring a laptop computer or tablet. Attendance is required for the entire required curriculum course in order to receive a certificate of completion. No cellphone use allowed in classroom.
BEDC Registration REFUND POLICY:
Full refund will be provided if cancelled a month in advance of Class start date.
No Partial refunds will be provided in any circumstance.
Within 4 weeks of the Start of the Class - Only If a medical or personal emergency occurs, credit (not a refund) will be provided to attend a future Illinois BEDC.