Courses & Events


EDAC Members enjoy preferential rates on many courses, seminars and events across Canada. To be eligible, EDAC membership must be in good standing (paid in full) prior to registering for University of Waterloo (or any other applicable courses/seminars) at discounted member rates. Should EDAC membership not be paid in full by the date of registration, the attendee is responsible for paying the full (non-member) registration fees.
Courses

Year 1: Fundamentals in Community Economic Development – ONLINE (Weekly on Wednesdays)

September 22 - October 20, 2021
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
This course helps economic development professionals learn the basics of the field, from what an EDO really does, to measuring success. Generalists will learn strategies for handling the many and diverse tasks they're expected to do. Specialists will learn about the spectrum of economic development activities and become more insightful team members.
Courses

Year 2: Fundamentals in Community Economic Development – ONLINE (Weekly on Wednesdays)

October 27 - November 24, 2021
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
This course builds on the foundation created in Year 1 and addresses more advanced topics like financial analysis, project management and performance measurement. Just like in Year 1, peer-learning and networking are built into the course.
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