New to EDA is our Economic Resilience Training for Community and Regional Leaders course.

Is your community prepared for a disaster? Economic disruptions continue to increase in both frequency and impact. 

Make resilience a priority. 

Resilient communities can withstand economic shocks, both natural or manmade. They can also recover faster, preserve jobs and minimize loss.

Book our interactive, boot-camp style Economic Resilience Training for Community and Regional Leaders course in your community. It is available in both a one day condensed, and two day full version.

Who should attend?

  • Economic Developers
  • Elected Officials
  • CAOs / City Managers
  • Emergency Managers
  • Chamber and other business support organizations
  • Urban planners
  • Economic development committee members
  • Civic organizations
  • Post secondary institutions
  • Other key community stakeholders that have a role to play in business and economic recovery 

1-day Condensed Version

This one day version provides a great introduction to our resilience training program, and includes five condensed modules:

  • Introduction to community economic resilience
  • Phases of a disaster
  • The federal government response after a disaster
  • Business assistance before and after a crisis
  • Creative financing to support businesses 
Community Cost: 
  • $2500, includes two trainers and course manuals for participants
  • Trainer travel fees and hosting logistics (venue and food)

2-day Full Version

The two day version offers eight full modules and allows for much more interaction and group discussion:

  • Introduction to community economic resilience
  • Phases of a disaster
  • The federal government response after a disaster
  • Business assistance before and after a crisis
  • Creative financing to support businesses 
PLUS:
  • Crisis communications
  • Economic resilience and diversification strategies after a disaster
  • Economic revitalization post disaster

Community Cost: 
  • $3800, includes two trainers for two days and course manuals for participants
  • Trainer travel fees and hosting logistics (venue and food)

Your Economic Development Network in Alberta 

Toll Free Phone: 1.866.671.8182 

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