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Many thanks to the following organizations for sponsoring the Indiana Economic Development Course:  


This course is generously supported by a number of organizations dedicated to the development and prosperity of Indiana. The following utilities offer full non-credit tuition scholarships to participants who reside in their Indiana service area.  Please contact your provider directly to see if you qualify for one of these scholarships.

Duke Energy Indiana | All SEATS ARE FILLED
Brenda Lohsl
(317) 838-1299 
Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Coop., Inc.
Harold Gutzwiller
(812) 876-0294
Jack Moore
(574) 269-1520
Indiana Michigan Power
Rob Cleveland
(260) 408-3453
Indiana Municipal Power Agency
Susan Reed  
(317) 575-3879
Vectren | Visit this link to apply
Ellada Yerolemou-Hadjisavva  
(812) 491-5006
Cindy Admave
(219) 647-5649
Wabash Valley Power Association
Sabrina Kapp
(317) 481-2831

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The Indiana EDC is accredited by the International Economic Development Council which accredits a number of Basic Economic Development Courses (BEDC) that provide the foundation for entry-level economic development practitioners, allied professionals, community leaders, and volunteers. The Indiana EDC and other EDC/BEDCs serve as the equivalent to IEDC’s Introduction to Economic Development Course for those interested in the CEcD Certification through IEDC. For information on other basic economic development courses accredited by the IEDC, please see their website.

The International Economic Development Council is a membership organization that serves thousands of economic development professionals from around the world with unparalleled expertise and collective influence. IEDC develops policies to advance the profession of economic development and serves as a clearinghouse for information on local economic problems and solutions. It also fosters the interchange of ideas and education experiences.

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