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Economic Development for Front Line Staff

Building Better Communities
Date: Future dates to be determined
Location: Ball State Indianapolis Center

 Are you interested in learning more about economic development? In this one-day workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of economic development, gain an understanding of Indiana’s economy, hear from economic development partners, and learn how to utilize new tools from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.

This workshop is an excellent educational and networking opportunity for staff that have not had an opportunity to attend the Indiana Economic Development Course, as well as anyone new to economic development or those looking to refresh their knowledge of economic development.

Agenda

 8:30 a.m.

Registration Opens

 9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

 9:05 a.m.

Overview of the Indiana Economy

 9:30 a.m. 

Introduction to Economic Development
Presenter: Dick Heupel, Economic and Community Development Director
Building Better Communities at Ball State University

 11:00 a.m. 

Break

 11:15 a.m.        

Indiana Economic Development Corporation’s Tools: PIMS and Site & Building Database
Presenter: Kim Roderer, Manager, Business Development Operations
Indiana Economic Development Corporation

 12:00 p.m.

Lunch/Networking

 12:30 p.m.

Relationship Marketing and Being the Director of First Impressions
Presenter: Dick Heupel, Economic and Community Development Director Building Better Communities at Ball State University

 1:00 p.m.

Partners in Economic Development Panel

 2:30 p.m.

Adjourn

*Agenda may be subject to change

REGISTRATION DETAILS:

If you are interested in being notified about our next offering of this course, please e-mail Jes Beals to be put on our course announcement mailing list. 

When: Last held Thursday, March 8th, 2012. Future dates to be determined
Where: Ball State Indianapolis Center (50 S. Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN 46220)
Cost: $39
If you have questions, please contact Building Better Communities Education and Training Director Sarah Browning or call 765-285-2773 for more information.


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