|College Diploma Program||Program Duration: 3 Semesters/52 Weeks|
|Full-time/Part-time Online||Academic Year: 2015/2016|
This program is available starting every Monday.
Your First Nation supports and enhances business in the community, and is always looking for ways to improve communication with the business sector. The Economic Development Officer (EDO) works directly with clients, site selectors and consults to help facilitate business development and the site selection process. The Economic Development Officer Diploma Program (EDO) provides skills and competencies to help the community businesses grow and prosper in your EDO position and career. Let us be your first point of contact for business development and career advancement.
In this program we will look at Rural Development and Principles, Policies and Management comprehensively addresses the basic concepts, elements, paradigms, determinants, policy instruments strategies, programs and management of rural development.
Students have fifty-two (52) weeks to complete their program requirements, starting from the date of their first course.
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent; OR
- Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate; OR
- General Educational Development (GED); OR
- Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program).
Fees & Expenses
Tuition fees listed are in effect for the 2015-2016 academic year.
- Application Fee: $100.00
- Textbooks: $975.00
- Postal Fee: $49.00
- Tuition Fee: $3,825.00
Total Tuition & Fees: $4,949.00
The Economic Development Officer is responsible for continuously developing and maintaining knowledge required to-do the job by understanding, embracing, and contributing to the community’s economic development plan, as an approach towards effective planning, by collaborating effectively to coordinated economic development.
The EDO must be familiar with background materials and information relating to the First Nation Community and the political processes. Must demonstrate a non-political approach to communicate and foster relationships with politicians, elders and community members.
He/ she must use a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods to perform continuous assessment of economic development needs, including maintaining an inventory of existing businesses, sector activities and current human resources (Labor force) in the community.
|2015/2016 Academic Year|
|Semester 1||Course Name|
|Study Skills Strategies|
|Office Applications I|
|Office Applications I|
|General Education Elective I|
|Semester 2||Course Name|
|Introducing Economic Development: A Global Perspective|
|Comparative Economic Development|
|Classic Theories of Economic Growth and Development|
|Contemporary Models of Development and Underdevelopment|
|Population Growth and Economic Development: Causes, Consequences, and Controversies|
|Urbanization and Rural-Urban Migration: Theory and Policy|
|Human Capital: Education and Health in Economic Development|
|Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development|
|The Environment and Development|
|Balance of Payments, Debt, Financial Crises, and Stabilization Policies|
|Finance and Fiscal Policy for Development|
|Aboriginal Economic Development in Canada|
|Economic Development Toolkit for First Nations|
|Semester 3||Course Name|
|Principles of Economics|
|Interdependence and the Gains from Trade|
|The Market Forces of Supply and Demand|
|The Monetary System|
|Money Growth and Inflation|
|Open-Economy Macroeconomics: Basic Concepts|
|Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply|
|The Influence of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand|
|Federal Framework for Aboriginal Economic Development|
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