CEDTP Online Courses
EDA offers a selection of courses in our Community Economic Development Training Program (CEDTP) online through the University of Calgary.
These courses can be applied to your Ec.D designation. They are also eligible for credit towards the Management Certificate-Economic Developers offered through the University of Calgary in conjunction with EDA.
Establishing the Foundation (ETF)
This foundation course is the first in our CEDTP series and provides you with the knowledge and skills to become proficient in economic development.
Business Retention & Expansion (BRE)
This course is designed to increase your understanding of the importance of building, retaining and expanding a strong business community; and to promote the understanding of business retention and expansion (BR&E) as a primary economic development strategy. See the course outline here.
Business & Investment Attraction (BIA)
This course is designed to increase your understanding of the importance of business investment and attraction as a strategy in economic development; and to introduce and profile how business investment attraction can benefit your community.*EDA Members are eligible for a 50% rebate