This module helps find answers to key questions about economic development – what is economic development, who are the players, what role can the municipality play and what are the returns? The course objectives will assist participants to: develop an understanding of economic development principles & theories; review the context for economic development; discuss concerns and problems common to economic development in Western Canada; and introduce processes and skills applied in economic development.

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$145.00 + GST


Participants must be registered and have their fees paid one week prior to workshop date to accommodate for materials and space. 

Cancellation Policy

  • If the MLDP cancels a module, the registrant will receive a full refund.
  • If a registrant withdraws at least two weeks prior to the module, they are entitled to a full refund.
  • If the registrant withdraws within two weeks of the scheduled module, they are entitled to a refund of 50% of the registration fee (SARM will retain their administrative fee and the remainder shall go into program development).
  • If the registrant does not provide notice of non-attendance at a module, the entire registration fee will be forfeited.