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OU EDI - University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute



OU EDI Provides Aggressive Institutes and Online Programs of Instruction

OU EDI, the only professional level program of its type in the U.S., provides professional economic developers with up-to-date knowledge and tools necessary to succeed in today's constantly changing economic development marketplace. The OU EDI experience is designed to immediately impact a participant’s professional career by providing comprehensive courses that align with the IEDC manuals as well as the latest trends in economic development.


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Entrepreneurial and Small Business Development Strategies

This course offers in-depth instruction in entrepreneurial and small business development practices. Learn more.

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Economic Development Marketing and Attraction

This course examines the process of strategic comprehensive marketing. It includes how to engage in market research techniques. Learn more.

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Economic Development Strategic Planning

Strategic planning has emerged as a critical component to a community's or region's effective economic development. This course provides a blueprint for growth and development. Learn more.


2014 Dates

Online Courses


OU EDI - University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute