Basic Economic Development Course
Scot Byrd, CLED - Finance
Scot Byrd leads the discussion on finance at the Basic Economic Development Course
Mary Ann Moon, CEcD - Ethics
Mary Ann Moon leads the discussion on ethics at the Basic Economic Development Course
Upcoming Course for 2020
With the exception of Basic Economic Development Course, courses are not accredited by the IEDC. They are offered as part of the "Certified Louisiana Economic Developer" (CLED) designation.
Date: January 28-31, 2020 -New Orleans Early Registration until December 13, 2019
LIDEA Members $350 / Non-Members $400
Regular Registration December 14 - January 10 (or after 35 Registrations)
LIDEA Members $400 / Non-Members $450
This course provides participants an overview and introduction to the fundamentals of economic development that prepares them to help their communities and their organizations meet the competitive challenges they face in fostering economic development.
Specific topics of the four-day program include:
Managing the Economic Development Organization
Ethics in Economic Development
Transportation and Logistics
Real Estate Development and Reuse
Marketing and Attraction
Small Business & Entrepreneurship
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GNO, Inc. (Greater New Orleans Orleans)
Located in Energy Centre Building
GNO, Inc. is a program sponsor.
- There is parking on the 4th floor of the Energy Centre Annex Garage. The parking garage entrance is located on Rampart Street.
- Street/meter parking and cash ground lots available around the borders of the building.
- Central Parking has a lot located at 1000 Poydras Street. Payment is made via machine which takes cash or credit card.
- Parking is also available across the street at Dave and Buster on Loyola Ave.
Recommended Hotels Nearby: (No Room Blocks)
Hyatt Regency, 601 Loyola
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: (504) 561-1234
Hyatt House, 1250 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: (504) 648-3418
Holiday Inn New Orleans-Downtown Superdome
330 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112
Sheraton, 500 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 525-2500
Most courses are offered on the Southeastern campus. Event registration will have information on classroom location.
The Certified Louisiana Economic Developer (CLED) training program is a joint effort between LIDEA, Southeastern Louisiana University, and Louisiana Economic Development.
Descriptions of Other Courses Offered:
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LIDEA Professional Development Programs are an Equal Opportunity Provider. Special accomodations will be made by participants with disabilities or special needs.