(U.S.) C2ER offering Basic Analyst training in March in DC
The Council for Community and Economic Research will be offering Basic Analyst Training in March in Washington, DC. Expensive reg, but looks interesting.
(Limited seats available)
The purpose of this training is to enhance the knowledge, skills and abilities of those new to community and economic development research. This training provides an overview of key data sources and effective techniques to conduct research in support of economic development strategies. Participants will discover that while there is lots of data, focusing on a few important elements and using a few proven techniques can provide tremendous insight into the local economic condition and monitoring progress over time. Training participants also engage in hands-on exercises to find and analyze data within a framework of answering practical, real-world questions that policymakers and practitioners encounter. For example, when asked to perform quality of life benchmarking, track local trends, or develop information in support of business recruitment, industry cluster building, economic impact assessments, incentive awards, and planning efforts. Ways to effectively communicate the results from this research to plicy leaders and practitioners are covered. Learn more here.
Participants will learn:
After March 1, 2012
*Member rates are available to LMI Training Institute Member State staff and C2ER Members.
New members may obtain member rates by including their membership application and payment with their registration. Learn more about becoming a C2ER Mmeber here.
For registration, course content, or logistical questions, please contact Spencer Abrams (703) 522-4980 x1027.