Economic Development and Workforce

Workforce development is a field of the broader Community Economic Development practice in that Extension is active.  It is a process engaging business professionals, civic leadership and residents to analyze economic issues, capitalize on local opportunities/assets, and implement strategies to increase economic well-being and quality of life.

Economic development can be fostered through a variety of approaches and partnerships:   

Demographic and Workforce Data-mining:

Entrepreneurship:

Regional Economic Development Partners:

Want to learn more:  The Wisconsin Economic Development Institute in collaboration with UW-Extension and the Wisconsin Economic Development Association created this online resource for a full listing of the breadth of economic development tools and collaborating partners http://cced.ces.uwex.edu/files/2013/02/Resource-Document-Total-12.pdf

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