Articles by: Alexandria Murnan

  • Executive Director Learning Lab: Successful and Beneficial Evaluation Process

    Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 25, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Participants learned new strategies for developing a meaningful and purposeful employee evaluation process. Steve Etcher, Vice President, Community Edge View the presentation below: Practical...

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  • Policy Officials Learning Lab: Defining Your Role

    Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 25, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Participants engaged in a lively workshop that helped policy officials that serve on their EDD or regional council boards better understand the many roles...

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  • Incorporating Disaster Plans into CEDS

    Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 25, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Increasingly, regions are seeing disaster resilience as key to building and maintaining economic competitiveness. When businesses, infrastructure operators, economic development organizations, and government agencies...

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  • Executive Director Learning Lab: Why Audit Quality is Important for Auditees

    Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 25, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Auditees play a key role in the audit process and are an important factor in the audit quality equation. This session covered the reasons...

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  • Data: The Cause of and Solution to All of Life’s Problems

    Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 24, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Data can be a key part of a regional council’s value proposition. A planner’s ability to find, analyze, and interpret data for multiple audiences...

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  • Executive Director Learning Lab: Affordable Care Act and RDOs

    Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 24, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Health Care reform is here; participants learned what the new law means for their organization. Jordan Shields, The SSM Group Keith McNeil, The SSM...

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  • CEDS: A Primer

    Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 24, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Aimed at new executive directors and planners navigating a CEDS for the first time (or others around long enough to still call your CEDS...

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  • Executive Director Learning Lab: Embracing Technology as a Management Tool

    Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 24, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Participants learned about Google Docs, cloud computing, smart phones, tablets and other current technology, and how they can be used to make better decisions....

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