Madisonville Seal 02 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/8/13) — Daron Jordan, community Development Director for Madisonville, graduated from the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute Nov. 7 during the OU EDI fall session in Indianapolis, Ind.

OU EDI is an intensive week-long, three-tier program, which provides a broad spectrum of advanced education for the economic development professional. OU EDI Dean LaDene Bowen said the program is an asset to professional and the organizations they work for.

“As the premier organization dedicated to training economic development professionals, I am very pleased with this year's graduates. They represent some of the finest economic development practitioners in the U.S. Working to support their local communities. My congratulations to them.”

OU EDI classes focus on three major core areas including business retention and expansion, real estate and finance, as well as areas of concentration in marketing, strategic planning, entrepreneurship and managing economic development organizations. Students complete 117 hours of instruction with curriculum selected from more than 50 seminars, workshops and discussion groups.

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