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IEDC's Workforce Development Training Course
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Join the International Economic Development Council in Tempe, AZ to learn
how you can work smarter for your community's workforce.
Development Training Course
Date: January 22-23, 2009
Location: Tempe, AZ
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- Are your economic development strategies aligned to meet the challenges
of a changing workforce?
- Do you need more knowledge to effectively communicate with workforce
- Do you know what to say and how to say it when presenting your workforce
data to a prospect?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you can't afford to miss
this course! Register
Communities will soon face a shortage of skilled workers as baby boomers
retire and workforce demographics change. The Workforce Development for
Economic Developers course will show you what you can do to prepare.
Traditionally, economic developers have not found it necessary to
integrate with the workforce delivery system to have a successful economic
development program. Not anymore. And, certainly not in the future as
communities face a workforce shortage.
Now, a workforce delivery system that supports local and emerging
businesses is an essential component to an economic development program.
View the course
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Who should attend?
- Economic development practitioners
- Chamber of Commerce representatives
- Certified Economic Developers (CEcD)
- Local elected officials
- State economic development association representatives
This course will help you...
- Understand the how the changing workforce will affect economic
- Make connections and remove barriers with workforce developers.
- Learn what economic developers need to know most about the Workforce
Investment Act and the activities of Workforce Investment Boards.
- Learn how to integrate workforce development into your existing economic
- Explore new alliances and new organizational models that are forming to
support workforce and economic development collaboration.
- Learn what communities are doing through the Workforce Innovation in
Regional Economic Development (WIRED) program and what this could mean for
- Identify funding sources to support your workforce and economic
This course is being held in conjunction with the 2009 Leadership
<http://www.iedconline.org/LeadershipSummit/index.html> Summit, held in
Tempe, AZ from January 25-27.
The 2009 Leadership Summit in Tempe, Arizona, offers leaders of the
economic development profession a chance to join together to analyze,
review and discuss the trends impacting their profession. This year's
Leadership Summit includes three days of high-level networking,
professional development, and insight from expert speakers. With a focus
on identifying opportunities within the current economic struggle,
participants will learn how to nurture hidden and existing resources into
competitive economic assets for the future. Register
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<http://www.iedconline.org/LeadershipSummit/index.html> Turning Today's
Economic Challenges into Tomorrow's Successes - The 2009 Leadership Summit
in Tempe, Arizona, Jan 25-27, offers leaders of the economic development
profession the opportunity to identify opportunities within the current
economic struggle, and learn how to nurture hidden and existing resources
into competitive economic assets for the future.
Make the most of your trip by attending IEDC's
Workforce Development Training Course being held January 22-23, in Tempe,
Arizona. This course will introduce economic developers to the workforce
system, present best practices in which economic development agencies are
effectively engaging in workforce development, and much more.