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PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Credit Catalog 
    
PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 355 - Economic Development Fundamentals


Course Description:
Economic development is the process of increasing prosperity within a community or region. This course provides an overview of the field of economic development and the roles of economic development professionals. The course examines the assessment of community advantages and disadvantages, economic development planning, funding of economic development projects and implementation strategies. Throughout the course, the student will develop an economic development plan for a case study community.

3 Credits

Required Materials
CONTINUING EDUCATION CALENDAR
 


NETWORK LEARNING CALENDAR

Required Materials:

A textbook is required for this course. Please refer to current booklist on the SAIT Bookstore website (http://bookstore.sait.ca).

Software Requirements:

  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher, and
  • One of:
    • Internet Explorer,
    • Mozilla Firefox, or
    • Google Chrome.

Important Notes:

You begin on the listed start date. Your end date is based on the length of the course. You are required to meet any assessment deadlines set by the instructor.

One two-month course extension may be purchased up to two business days prior to your course end date.

For more information about online learning, contact distance.education@sait.ca.


ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Technical Requirements
 

  • Distance Education Students
    • Required Materials: A textbook is required for this course. Please refer to current booklist on the SAIT Bookstore website (http://bookstore.sait.ca).
    • Software Requirements:
      • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher, and
      • One of:
        • Internet Explorer,
        • Mozilla Firefox, or
        • Google Chrome.
    • Important Notes:
      • You begin on the listed start date. Your end date is based on the length of the course. You are required to meet any assessment deadlines set by the instructor.
      • One two-month course extension may be purchased up to two business days prior to your course end date.
      • For more information about online learning, contact distance.education@sait.ca.


Equivalent(s):
ECON 2355
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