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Local Economic Development Toolkit

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Volume 1.  GETTING STARTED: PREPARE AND PLAN

INTRODUCTION TO LED

PREPARATION

  • ESTABLISH A MUNICIPAL OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTED TO PRIVATE-SECTOR JOB CREATION
    • CASE STUDIES
  • CREATING A FAVORABLE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
    • CASE STUDIES
  • REGISTER OF COMMUNITY-OWNED PROPERTY
    • CASE STUDIES
  • ORGANIZING A LOCAL INFORMATION CAMPAIGN
  • COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BUILDING BLOCKS TOOL
  • COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PREPAREDNESS INDEX (CEDPI)
  • FIRST IMPRESSIONS: A TOOL FOR COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT & IMPROVEMENT

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING

  • WHAT IS STRATEGIC PLANNING?
  • THE STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS
    • ORGANIZATION
    • THE ENVIRONMENTAL SCAN — ANALYZING THE LOCAL ECONOMY
      • CASE STUDIES
    • CRITICAL ISSUES AND STRATEGIC VISION
      • CASE STUDIES
    • EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL ANALYSES
      • CASE STUDIES
    • GOALS, OBJECTIVES, AND STRATEGIES — THE ACTION PLANS
      • CASE STUDIES
    • THE STRATEGIC PLAN
    • IMPLEMENTATION
    • MONITORING AND UPDATING THE PLAN
      • CASE STUDIES

ANNEXES

  • ANNEX 1. ANSWERS FROM BUSINESS ATTITUDE SURVEY OF THE HUNDREDS OF COMPANIES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
  • ANNEX 2. MIOVENI SWOT ANALYSIS
  • ANNEX 3. MARIÁNSKÉ LÁZN? STRATEGIC PLAN. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTION PLAN
  • ANNEX 4. SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR THE CITY OF LVIV

Volume 2.  IMPLEMENTING YOUR LED STRATEGY: TOOLS FOR SUCCESS

ENSURING GOOD PUBLIC/PRIVATE DIALOGUE FOR LED

  • HOW TO ORGANIZE A SUCCESSFUL CONFERENCE/ROUNDTABLE/FORUM
  • FORMAL BUSINESS RETENTION & EXPANSION (BR&E) SURVEY

SUPPORTING BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND A GOOD BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

  • BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
  • BUSINESS INCUBATOR
  • BUSINESS CALLING PROGRAM
  • SMALL BUSINESS INCUBATORS

IMPROVING LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH

  • MUNICIPAL BOND ISSUANCE
  • EMPLOYER ASSISTED HOUSING

CREATING SITES AND PREMISES FOR BUSINESS

  • PREPARING PROPERTY FOR BUSINESS

ATTRACTING FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC INWARD INVESTMENT

  • RESOURCES SUPPORT FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS ENTERING UKRAINE: FOREIGN INVESTOR’S ROAD MAP
  • THE MUNICIPAL INVESTMENT PROMOTION WEBSITE

MARKET YOUR CITY’S COMPETITIVE EDGE

  • FDI MARKETING
  • TOOL: VIRTUAL TOUR

ATTRACTING VISITORS TO YOUR CITY

  • CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU
  • CREATING SPECIAL PLACES: TOURISM-BASED DEVELOPMENT FOR LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OUTCOMES
  • CULTURAL AND HERITAGE TOURISM
  • BUSINESS ATTITUDE SURVEY ON A CITY’S INBOUND TOURISM CAPACITY
    • CASE STUDY

DEVELOPING HUMAN RESOURCES AND WORKFORCE TRAINING

  • CAPACITY IN THE GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY: ASSESSMENT AND STEPS TO TAKE
  • STRATEGIES FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING

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