“Super” Dave Quinn, CEcD, recently completed a two-week Advanced Economic Development Leadership executive education program and was awarded the Master Economic Development Practitioner (MEDP) certificate. Mr. Quinn has been in economic development for 19 years.
AEDL is a collaboration of four universities – Clemson University, The University of Southern Mississippi, Texas Christian University, and the University of New Mexico. These four universities are committed to excellence in economic development and advancing the knowledge, skills, and application of crucial job creation strategies in America’s cities, communities, and counties.
AEDL is an immersive and challenging experiential curriculum that enhances key skills for leading successful community and economic development strategies. Led by experienced world-class faculty, program topics include:
- Navigating today’s media world.
- Marketing and branding.
- Relevance and value proposition after COVID.
- Personal and professional leadership.
- Urban and rural areas.
- Site selection and recruiting.
The Advanced Economic Development Leadership course accepts mid and senior-level practitioners across the U.S.