The Certificate in Professional Management – Economic Developers is offered in cooperation with Economic Developers Alberta. The program brings economic development training to Alberta professionals by combining the Community Economic Development courses offered by EDA and select courses in business and management from the University of Calgary.
This program together with relevant experience will help prepare you to write the certification exam for EDAC's Ec.D professional certification. The Certificate in Professional Management – Economic Developers can only be awarded after membership with Economic Development Alberta is confirmed.
It is recommended that students take the course, BMC 325 Economic Development: Establishing the Foundation and at least one additional Community Economic Development course as part of their program of study.
Information about the association is available at http://www.edaalberta.ca