Course: MPA 642D. Community and Economic Development (3)
The questions of community and economic development are interrelated and more important than ever. How can practitioners facilitate community growth and change? What approaches are fruitful in promoting economic development, and what effect might this have on community development? Cultivation of such community development skills as intercultural communication, group facilitation and collaborative planning. Explores economic development tools, such as assessment, strategies to induce investment and ways to assess the social costs and benefits of economic development.