Intensive Economic Development Training Course
Set for July
AUBURN, APRIL 5---Auburn
University will again host the Intensive Economic Development
Training Course this year. The intensive training course introduces
participants to all phases of economic development. Program leaders
and faculty are experienced to all phases of economic development
techniques and have tailored the course to the expressed needs of
professional economic developers.
City managers, community
developers, industrial development board members, Chamber of
Commerce executives and officers, research analysts and assistants,
specialists, employment developers, revenue officers, county
commissioners, and other elected or appointed city and county
officials will find this course especially valuable.
The course is divided
into two five-day sessions. The first is scheduled for July 23-27
and the second is Sept. 17-21. Participants must attend both
sessions to receive credit for the course. A $400 registration fee
covers both sessions. Fifty participants can be enrolled.
The course is sponsored
by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Auburn University
Economic Development Institute, Alabama Electric Cooperative,
Alabama Gas Company, Alabama Power Company and BellSouth.
For more information on
the course, or application forms, contact your county Extension
SOURCE: Dr. Harry
Strawn, Extension Economist, Alabama Cooperative Extension System,