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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 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 certificate from the three 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.


New to the program: $1,497

Graduate wanting a refresher: $1,000

Graduate who brings someone new: $750

*Cost includes training, all materials, daily lunches, one reception, 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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