The core objective of this analytical course is to explain the financial tools used to stimulate private sector investment that results in the creation of permanent, private sector jobs, increased productivity and improvement in the local tax base. This course meets the professional development elective requirements for the Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) exam.
Economic Development professionals pursuing their Certified Economic Developer Accreditation, accredited Certified Economic Developers or planners accredited through the American Institute of Certified Planners seeking continuing education units.
How You Will Benefit
Review current debt, equity, grant and incentive-based financing programs that are accessible to practitioners both rural and urban.
Learn how to calculate debt/service ratios, cash on cash rate of return, capitalization rates, underwriting ratios, debt coverage ratios and similar financial tools used to identify project feasibility.
Learn how potential investors measure return on investment (ROI) how lenders evaluate risk.
Work through multiple case studies in order to solidify their knowledge of the finance programs.
Partner with Georgia Tech to hire a veteran. As a partner, the Georgia Tech program will train military members in areas that directly translate to their job duties.
Georgia Tech Professional Education allows working professionals and industry partners to access the expertise of a world-renowned technological research university. As an academic division of the Georgia Institute of Technology, we embrace the Georgia Tech values of integrity, excellence, impact, and innovation. These values drive every aspect of our programs.