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Space is limited to 48 participants per class

The AEDL executive education program is one-of-a-kind, with applicants needing five years professional economic development experience and completion of a basic certificate. Please apply now to reserve your spot at this exciting two-week learning experience that is becoming the standard for advanced EcD training. All economic developers who successfully complete the program earn an Economic Development Master Practitioner diploma from the four partner universities.

Who is Qualified to Attend?

Economic Development Professionals with 5+ years of experience, with a previous basic economic development certificate, seeking an educational opportunity along side colleagues from across the country and exceptional networking opportunities.


The registration price for the two weeks is $2,795*.

This price is based on scholarships made available by utility partners of the four universities.

*Includes two weeks of training, all materials, daily lunches, graduation reception/dinner, and an experience that will last a lifetime.

“Stellar program. The information was so practical and useful… This is exactly what the profession needed.”

–Melody Woodworth, CEcD, Exec. Director, Expansion & Retention, Louisiana Development Authority

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