Oct 03, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PADM 6140 - Managing Community Growth and Development

The course is intended for public managers involved in guiding community growth and/or managing local economic development. The course will focus on the dynamics of developing the community’s economy and managing its physical growth and expansion in ways that enhance and sustain the quality of local and regional community life. Students will examine policies, programs, and techniques in the public management of economic development, business attraction and retention, land use, growth management, housing, public facilities and infrastructure, and environmental preservation. The course will also address the economic, demographic, spatial, and political forces driving urban change and impacting community sustainability.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to Graduate students only.

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