Managing Economic Development Organizations Training Offered in Orlando this January

Managing Economic Development Organizations Training Offered in Orlando this January

International Economic Development Council

Managing Economic Development Organizations

Date:January 24-25, 2013
Location: Orlando, FL

This advanced course will focus on the key principles and practices of professional management in economic development. It will define excellence in economic development and explain the fundamentals of managing for results, outcome-based performance, organizational assessment, stakeholder identification, vision and mission scope, organizational culture and more. Also, participants will learn how to engage their board or council, staff and community stakeholders, constituents, and customers to achieve results in job creation, tax-base stabilization and community growth and development. Since EDOs differ from one another depending on their available resources, location, and mission, this course is designed to equip a leader of any organization to make the right decisions.

Course Highlights

  • Outcome-based management and performance
  • Managing conflict and developing a statement of ethics
  • Understanding and evaluating the EDOs core competencies
  • Serving the customer and measuring customer satisfaction
  • Improving knowledge management and internal processes
  • Working with board/city council members, staff and community stakeholders
  • Team building, determining hiring needs, and managing budgets
  • Leveraging existing resources and working with regional organizations


Tom Flynn, CEcD
Loudoun County, Virginia

David R. Kolzow
Team Kolzow, Inc.

Mary Jane Stanley, CEcD, MBA
President of Stanley Advisory Associates
Tampa, Florida

Accommodations/Training Location:

Rosen Shingle Creek
9939 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819
Reservations: (866) 996-6338

This Training is Being Held in Conjunction with the 2013 Economic Development Leadership Summit

Date: January 27-29, 2013
Location: Orlando, FL

Economic developers are facing significant challenges in this new and dynamic economic environment. As we begin recovering from the recession, our communities continue to be challenged. Changing workforce demographics, evolving prospects in the international market, new organizational structures, and new leadership skills, are just part of the spectrum of changes affecting the profession. Join your fellow economic development leaders in Orlando and learn how to identify and frame the new skills and needs of practitioners who are working to maintain the engines of their regional economy.

Posted December 21, 2012

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