Developed in close consultation with regional planning organizations and with the staff and leadership of community economic development organizations, this two-day course examines organizational mission and purpose, strategic planning concepts, attributes of high-performing organizations, organizational change, and the relationships and roles of boards and other management structures with directors and staff.
Full scholarships are available in Michigan and Illinois to MAR and ILARC directors and staff courtesy of the Economic Development Administration and Ball State University.
Dates and Registration
Three sessions available.
March 4–5, 2020 (Lansing, Michigan)
Available exclusively to the Michigan Association of Regions (MAR).
Register Now (Michigan)
March 23-24, 2020 (Bloomington, Illinois)
Available exclusively to the Illinois Association of Regional Councils (ILARC).
Registration: Contact Kelly Murray, ILARC.
Questions: Geoff Schomacker, Indiana Communities Institute.
April 21-22, 2020 (Muncie, Indiana)
Open to the public. Registration coming soon.