Economic and Community Development

Dates: February 23-24, 2023

Meets: Thursday, Feb 23rd / 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM & Friday, Feb 24th / 8:00 AM - Noon

Location: Ctr -Adv. Science, Innov. & Commerce Room 109

Registration Fee: $350.00

There are 25 physical openings remaining.

There are still openings remaining at this time.

Participants will learn the importance of their positions as local government administrators in the planning, advancing and marketing of their community. Topics include: strategic and comprehensive planning, community leadership, community engagement, technology and development, and community branding. Policy development and implementation will also be discussed.


Thank you for registering for "Economic and Community Development," which is a core course of the Alabama City County Management Association Certification Program, held on February 23-24, 2023. If you selected the virtual particicpation then you must have a camera on your electronic device and reliable internet connection. ACCMA classes are live-streamed and not pre-recorded presentations. Please contact the GEDI Training Specialist, McKenzie Cooper, at if you have any questions and/or concerns. This course will begin Thursday, Feb 23rd at 10:00 AM and conclude on Friday, Feb 24th at 12:00 PM at the Center for Advance Science, Innovation, and Commerce (CASIC) building, located in the AU Research Park at 559 DeVall Drive in Auburn, Alabama. There is plenty of parking available at this facility. Please refer to the attachments for additional course and hotel information. Registration fees are payable to AUBURN UNIVERSITY. If you have not yet made payment, please request an invoice to be attached to the check, or call our office to make payment by credit card. Refund and Cancellation Policy: Provided that space is available, receipt of the registration constitutes the participant's registration. NOTE: The University will not refund for check payments unless the agency is a registered vendor of the University. Written cancellations received fifteen (15) working days prior to the beginning of the program (on or before February 2nd) will be honored with a partial refund (credit card only) of the registration, less a $50 administration fee. Due to commitments to instructors and meeting facilities, late cancellations or non-attendance will not be refunded or transferred to escrow. Substitutions for registered participants may be made at any time. For more information about this course or the ACCMA Certification Program, please visit, or, or contact: McKenzie Cooper, Government and Economic Development Institute, at, or 334-844-4782.
Fee: $350.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Registration Fee$ 350.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Virtual Registration Fee$ 350.00

Ctr -Adv. Science, Innov. & Commerce Room 109

The Center for Advanced Science, Innovation and Commerce (CASIC) is located in the AU Research Park on 559 DeVall Drive, Auburn, AL. From College Street, turn onto Donahue Drive towards campus. Take the first left road and the CASIC building will be on your left. There is plenty of parking at this facility. Check the website for recommended Lodging in the area, or email for a list of hotels.
Date Day Time Location
02/23/2023Thursday10 AM to 12 N Ctr -Adv. Science, Innov. & Commerce Room 109
02/24/2023Friday10 AM to 12 N Ctr -Adv. Science, Innov. & Commerce Room 109


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