Elective - Industry Knowledge Track
This course will help economic developers understand the importance and economic impact of the creative economies in Georgia. Professionals will examine the arts industry as a means to cultivate healthy, vibrant communities and ways to leverage public investment. Additionally, they will discuss ways to use the creative economies as a method to promote tourism, downtown development, business development, entrepreneurism, community identify and quality of life.
understand the importance of the creative economies in economic development efforts
examine how the creative economies can build a sense of place and community
evaluate partners, resources and policies to nurture and enhance the creative economies in your community