Advancing Economic Development Opportunities - Waterloo

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Date Location Registration fee Value
May 31 - June 5, 2020

St. Jerome's University, Waterloo, ON

$1150 - $1595* 10


meals and accommodations

Start Time  3:00 pm May 31, 2020
End Time 12:00 pm June 5, 2020

Why take Year 2?

Advancing Economic Development Opportunities (Year 2) 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. 

Year 2 is the second of two courses that make up our Certificate in Economic Development. Certificates are presented to every successful recipient annually at the Economic Developers Association of Canada conference.

Going into Year Two ... I had three goals. I wanted to make genuine connections with classmates, learn new things to help my clients, and push myself to new limits.  With some time to reflect on the experience, I believe I was successful on all fronts. Read more...

2020 Schedule

On-Campus Accommodation/Meals

Sunday welcome dinner automatically included in tuition price. All other meals can be purchased through the below meal packages.

Package Description Price
1 Five night’s residence style accommodation, five breakfasts, five lunches, three dinners (Includes Banquet Dinner) $650+HST
2 Five breakfasts, five lunches, three dinners (Includes Banquet Dinner) $300+HST
3 Five lunches, three dinners (Includes Banquet Dinner) $256+HST
4 Thursday Banquet Dinner  $65+HST

Registration fee

  EDAC members in good standing* Non-EDAC members
Early bird $1150 + HST $1450 + HST
After April 19 $1295 + HST $1595 + HST

*EDAC member discount is for those who have paid their annual membership fee. Should your EDAC membership not be paid in full by the date of course/seminar registration, you will be responsible for paying the full (non-member) registration fee