CLED Courses 2021
Upcoming Courses for 2021
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.
February 3-4 & February 10-11, 2021
This is a virtual 4-day course. Both set of dates in February must be attended to get credit.
Early Registration until December 31, 2020
LIDEA Members $350/ Non-Members $400
Regular Registration January 1 - January 15, 2021
LIDEA Members $400/ Non-Members $450
This 4-day virtual 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. Course is accredited by IEDC.
Managing the Economic Development Organization
Ethics in Economic Development
Transportation and Logistics
Real Estate Development and Reuse
Marketing and Attraction
Small Business & Entrepreneurship
This is a virtual course!
February 3 - 1pm - 5:30pm
February 4 - 8am - 5pm
February 10 - 8am - 5pm
February 11 - 8am - 1pm
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.
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.