Training Opportunities

CEDAM offers a variety of signature training events customized to fit the needs of the community economic development industry. Register for upcoming events below.


2017 Legislative Day

CEDAM, in partnership with the Michigan Nonprofit Association, Michigan Community Action and Habitat for Humanity of Michigan invite you to join us for Legislative Day at the Capitol. Join leaders from the foundation community and the nonprofit sector to hear from elected officials and public policy experts and learn how to effectively advocate on behalf of the people you serve. The cost is $35 for members, $60 for non-members. Contact Jessica AcMoody ( for the member code. Learn more here.

Connect & Share: Lunchtime Webinar SeriesConnect-Share-logo

Connect & Share is our free monthly lunchtime webinar series dedicated to topics
related to community-based economic development.

Learn more here.

Destination: Vibrant Communities

A single day of training with workshops in three different tracks, this is allows you to attend the trainings that are interesting and relevant to you and your work.

Join us in the fall in Detroit.

Learn more here.

Real Estate Development Boot Camp 

This training is intended for a beginner or intermediate level of understanding of the real estate development process working in the community-based economic development industry.

Save the Date: June 5-8, 2017. Registration is now open. Register by December 31, 2016 and receive a 10% discount.

Learn more here.

Poverty Simulation 

CEDAM hosts unique and interactive experiences of what it’s like to live in poverty, helping your staff to better understand its effect on people and the community. Contact us to schedule a customized simulation in your area.

Learn more here.

Custom Services

Does your organization need more customized training or organization development services? A range of services including strategic planning, marketing & communication planning, volunteer management and more is available.

Learn more here.

Upcoming Events

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