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Governments seeking assistance with their economic development activities turn to us for specialized services such as research, technical assistance, and training. We can help provide the building blocks for your community’s overall economic development efforts.

Economic Development services:

Economic Impact Analysis

Economic modeling and specialized economic impact analyses on specific topics are just two of the ways our faculty help government leaders plan more effectively for the future of their state and communities.

Finance Expertise

We have a wide range of training programs and technical assistance services for cities, counties, school systems, charter schools, libraries, and state agencies.

Training & Professional Development

Each year, thousands of elected and appointed government officials, development authority board members, administrators, and economic development executives work to improve their knowledge and leadership skills and sharpen their understanding of key economic development concepts and processes in a variety of training and professional development opportunities that we offer.

Information Resources

The Institute of Government has a library of resources to help governments, their employees, citizens and stakeholders.

International Connections

Governments throughout the globe seek out our International Center for technical assistance and for the comprehensive training and development programs available to their officials and personnel.

Workforce Development

We assist governments and communities as they plan for the future and increase their capacity so that they can build a strong workforce to meet employer needs.

Strategic Facilitation

Every government organization needs a plan to guide its use of resources including employee time and use of funds. We help governments develop their strategic plans and facilitate a wide variety of decision making meetings.