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Description

Our local economies are undergoing major shifts. This cohort program is designed for public sector leaders with an interest in enhancing their knowledge, skills, and networks to navigate economic development through uncertain times.

City and County administrators, commissioners and council members, economic development authority board members, and economic development staff participating will benefit from the
cohort by:

   - Enhancing skills to navigate change through uncertain times
   - Building a network of peers for ongoing support
   - Strengthening confidence and ability to address unknown or uncomfortable issues
   - Defining your role as a local government leader for initiating economic transformation efforts.
   
   The group will meet five times in January and February, 2022.
   Session 0: Welcome and Launch (January 24, 8:30-9:30 a.m.)
   Session 1: Exploring Economic Transformation (January 26, 8:30-10:00 a.m.)
   Session 2: Building Adaptive Capacity (January 31, 8:30-10:00 a.m.)
   Session 3: Examining Mindset (February 2, 8:30-10:00 a.m.)
   Session 4: Creating a Common Agenda (February 7, 8:30-10:00 a.m.)
   
This program is offered in partnership with the Association of Minnesota Counties, the Minnesota Association of Professional County Economic Developers, and League of Minnesota Cities.

Course Contact

Jennifer Hawkins, 507-280-5575, hawki044@umn.edu

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Extension Registration, ext-reg@umn.edu

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Section Title
Leading Economic Transformation
Type
Online, instructor led
Days
M
Time
8:30AM to 9:30AM
Dates
Jan 24, 2022
Campus
Online
Type
Online, instructor led
Days
W
Time
8:30AM to 10:00AM
Dates
Jan 26, 2022
Campus
Online
Type
Online, instructor led
Days
M
Time
8:30AM to 10:30AM
Dates
Jan 31, 2022
Campus
Online
Type
Online, instructor led
Days
W
Time
8:30AM to 10:00AM
Dates
Feb 02, 2022
Campus
Online
Type
Online, instructor led
Days
M
Time
8:30AM to 10:00AM
Dates
Feb 07, 2022
Campus
Online
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
7.5
Location
  • Online
Course Fee(s)
Section Details
This is a Zoom event. Details for joining the online course sessions and access to the course site will be sent to all registered participants on January 20, 2021.
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