Wisconsin Economic Development Academy

Academy training presented by Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) is designed to meet the continuing education needs of professionals with the AICP, EDFP and CEcD credentials.  Here are our 2021 offerings:


Fundamentals of Business Retention

February 3, 2021

The Evolving Commercial Real Estate Market: Challenges and Opportunities for Communities

March  24, 2021

Business Attraction: Selling Your Community Assets

May 26, 2021

Managing Economic Development Organizations

August 4, 2021

Workforce Development: Overcoming Barriers and Building Opportunities

September 29, 2021

Placemaking: Creating Your Quality Place

November 10, 2021



Apply Now

Apply now to start the process of hosting a training in your area, by emailing weda@weda.org or calling 608-255-5666

The ED 101 curriculum is accredited by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and is designed as a three-hour training session specifically for local elected officials on the issues affecting your city or county.  Would you like your public officials, board members and residents to better understand and support economic development efforts?  Then this is a program designed for you!

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