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Course Description

Learn key concepts related to business and investment attraction in economic development. Cover community investment readiness; competitive advantage, how to select key target markets for investment attraction; working with site selectors; and, attracting foreign direct investment to help your community expand its economic base. Learn how to develop business investment strategies that will benefit your community.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the different types of new investment versus investment attraction
  • Examine criteria to evaluate if your community is in fact ‘investment ready’
  • Describe components that may be included in an Investment Attraction Strategy
  • Identify methods to recognize the target industries that may be attracted to your community
  • Explore investment attraction tools and resources
  • Classify the different types of site selectors and what their search criteria may be
  • Recognize the four basic stages of site selection
  • Review types of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and support resources
  • Compare methods of measuring your BI&A program or activities success

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Type
Online
Dates
Sep 10, 2019 to Oct 14, 2019
Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat fee non-credit $395.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

No Textbook Required

Section Notes

This course is offered by Economic Developers Alberta. If you wish to have credits applied to Continuing Education’s Professional Management Certificate – Economic Developers, you will need to contact our office at 403-220-2866. Credits for the Community Economic Development courses equals 2/3 of the instruction hours to a maximum of 30 hours, i.e. for a 15 hour course you will receive 10 hours credit.

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
Mar 10, 2020 to Apr 13, 2020
Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat fee non-credit $395.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

No Textbook Required

Section Notes

This course is offered by Economic Developers Alberta. If you wish to have credits applied to Continuing Education’s Professional Management Certificate – Economic Developers, you will need to contact our office at 403-220-2866. Credits for the Community Economic Development courses equals 2/3 of the instruction hours to a maximum of 30 hours, i.e. for a 15 hour course you will receive 10 hours credit.

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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