The OU Economic Development Institute provides in-person learning options at many stages of your economic development career.



This is the core economic certification program we’ve offered since 1962, which 5,000 professionals have completed.

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This course is for graduates of the core OU EDI program who wish to stay on top of best practices and current trends, and continue the networking with instructors/peers our program is known for.

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CEcD Exam Prep Course

This is the only known exam prep course in the country, there is a great deal of evidence indicating your chances of passing the exam are significantly enhanced by attending this course. It is offered in conjunction with each OU EDI, as well as stand-alone courses.

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