CLED Courses 2020
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 Courses 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: November 17-18, 2020
Early Registration until October 20, 2020
LIDEA Members $200 / Non-Members $250
Regular Registration October 21 - November 3, 2020
LIDEA Members $250/ Non-Members $300
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.
This practitioner-driven course uses the case study method to complement current neighborhood development theory. Participants will learn how to identify the major neighborhood actors, their objectives, and strategies for redevelopment, in addition to understanding the process for creating a strategic economic development plan to meet the neighborhood development goals. Specifically, this course will examine social capital (e.g., linkages, networks, talent, etc.), environmental capital (e.g., stewardship, residual management, etc.) and economic capital (e.g., investment and reinvestment) facing distressed neighborhoods and offer solutions to address local needs.
-Asset creation, wealth creation, and enterprise development &
-Housing development, real estate speculation, and tax-base
-Public and private sector role in combating inner city
-Examining historical and current neighborhood trends
-Performing leakage assessments and gap analyses
-Aligning strategic plans for multiple neighborhood groups
-Understanding the under served needs for banking and grocery
-Working with media to share success stories
Southeast Louisiana Business Center
1514 Martens Drive
Hammond, LA 70401
Free parking is available on the south and east sides within the facility parking lot.
Recommended Hotels Nearby:
There are several nearby hotels. LIDEA recommends the following options as having always provided good service and a reasonable cost:
Courtyard by Marriott
1605 S. Magnolia Street, Hammond, LA 70403
(Interstate 12 – Exit 40)
Phone: (985) 956-7730
1819 SW Railroad Avenue, Hammond, LA 70403
(Interstate 12 – Exit 40)
Phone: (985) 662-3877
401 Westin Oak Drive, Hammond, LA 70130
(Interstate 55 – Exit 31)
Phone: (985) 419-2188