Business District Executive Management Certificate (BDEM)

Explore what identifies the multisectoral profession of business district management as a form of public-private partnership
The Business District Executive Management Certificate Program (BDM) provides professionals and students with six (6) CEU credits in a user-friendly, four module, online learning platform that offers an exploration and training into the theories and practices that identify the multisectoral profession of business district management as a form of public-private partnership. In particular, the program provides a basis for business district management as a unique form of public management that unites a community’s public and private capabilities.

Online class readings, discussions, and field studies work to further business district management as a profession, to address legal structures and working models, to examine revitalization performance, business, and community development technologies applicable to managed district public-private partnerships, to highlight public responsibilities, and to sharpen the performance and evaluation techniques of participants.

Who should enroll:

  • Managers of Business Districts (including, but not limited to, Special and Business Improvement Districts, Community and Economic Development Corps, Enterprise Programs, and Main Street Programs)

and

  • Students

who wish to:

  • Examine revitalization performance, business, and community development technologies applicable to managed district public-private partnerships
  • Address legal structures and working models
  • Highlight public responsibilities
  • Sharpen performance and evaluation techniques

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