The Institute - South Carolina Economic Development Institute
The South Carolina Economic Development Institute (The Institute), formerly known as The South Carolina Economic Development School (SCEDS), will offer a highly interactive curriculum to this year’s participants, affording them a greater “hands-on” economic development learning experience. The Institute, a twenty-one year partnership between the South Carolina Department of Commerce and the South Carolina Economic Developers' Association, has graduated more than 800 participants since its inception.
Registration for the 2014 Institute Program is now open! Please note, the class will be limited to 60 participants.
Click here to view the 2014 Registration Program.
Schedule and Topics
The Institute is comprised of four two-day sessions held in different locations around the state. The 2014 schedule is as follows:
February 13&14 Leadership and Communication Skills - Hardeeville
May 15&16 Community Development and Tourism - Greenwood
August 14&15 Business and Industrial Recruitment - Florence
November 13&14 Product Development - Upstate location/TBA
*Attendees who wish to earn an Institute certificate are required to attend all sessions in consecutive order beginning with Session I.
For additional information, please call Keely Yates with the South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association at (803) 929-0305.