OU EDI CEcD Exam Prep Course ~ Indianapolis, Indiana

April 29 – 30 (Monday - Tuesday), 2019

Register here if you plan on attending CEcD Exam Prep Course ONLY. If you plan to attend both the Exam Prep Course and OU EDI, please go HERE to register for both events.

OU EDI CEcD Exam Prep Course Registration - April 29 - 30, 2019

  • April 29 - 30, 2019 -- For those attending CEcD Exam Prep ONLY    $625 
  • April 28 - 30, 2019 -- CEcD Exam Prep, and either Ethics or Primer to CEcD (April 28)    $750 

Note!  When registering in the OUEDI database, be sure to scroll down to the April 29 - 30 option (not April  27 - 28).


Registration fees are payable to the University of Oklahoma.  Payments not received by this date will be charged the normal registration fee (see fee structure under "Registration"). Conference attendees with a balance due will be required to remit payment before being admitted to the conference, with the exception of those attendees paying by government purchase order. A credit card or check will be required on site for attendees with balances that have not provided government purchase order or check.


Qualified substitutions will be accepted at any time. Cancellations received after the close of business on Friday, March 29, 2018, will be required to pay a $150 processing fee.

There will be no refunds for cancellation after Friday, April 12, 2019, or for non-attendance at the Institute. If registration fees are not paid prior to the cancellation or no-show, you will be billed.

Cancellations must be received in writing by mail or email at edi@ou.edu. Telephone cancellations are not accepted.

Exterior of Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
Exterior of Indianapolis Marriott Downtown


OU EDI will be held at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown

Newly-renovated! With newly redesigned rooms and meeting spaces, Indianapolis Marriott Downtown is the perfect home base for your next trip to Hoosier country. Our hotel boasts extensive event space to bring meetings and celebrations to life. Take our skywalk to Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium. After a busy day in Indianapolis, break a sweat in our renovated fitness center appointed with new cardiovascular equipment and free weights. Our redesigned hotel rooms and suites are modern luxury with rich furnishings and expansive windows. The newest hangout spot in downtown is Conner's Kitchen + Bar where we serve up elevated comfort food and local craft brews. For a nightcap, stop at Rye Bar for a classic, handcrafted cocktail. A quick, healthy meal on-the-go can be found at Loaf + Vine Market where we've stocked locally made snacks, treats, and meals. 


Interior Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
Indianapolis Marriott Downtown resdesigned lobby sitting area


Book Your Room Now

OU EDI room block at the conference facility, Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.  The room Rate is $161 per night (plus taxes and fees).   We encourage you to book your room via online link below to ensure you receive group rate, though you can also book by calling (877) 640-7666.   If you call, be sure to specify “OU EDI” or “OU Economic Development Institute” when booking your hotel. 

Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
350 West Maryland Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(877) 640-7666


  • Four elements vital to earning certification are addressed
  • Learning and understanding the CEcD requirements
  • Planning to meet the requirements
  • Preparing for the exams
  • Taking the exams


Class time is reserved for those activities that are best done in a face-to-face setting, including practice sessions dealing with the short answer exam, the essay exam, and the oral exam.

  • Expect to take exams, write, and talk—and to be graded on your effectiveness
  • At a minimum, participants will experience a practice oral exam, as well as brief mock short-answer and essay exams. The oral exam may be a group demonstration activity.

Contact us at (405) 325-3136 or  edi@ou.edu  if you are interested in hosting a course near you.