Register for Upcoming Webinar on the SWOT and Resilience

Posted on: January 5th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

A SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) Analysis allows for a region to come together to perform a “status check” and answer the question “Where are we now?” in terms of competitive advantages and disadvantages.  One of the four required sections of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), the SWOT should serve as a key tool to foster economic resilience and generate a regional call to action.

Join the NADO Research Foundation and Barbara Wyckoff of Creative Disrupters on January 17 from 2 – 3 p.m. ET for a free interactive webinar (https://register NULL.gotowebinar to learn how the SWOT can build resilience and sustainability in your region as well as introduce and provide tools for rethinking economic development and facilitating conversations in your communities.  During this webinar:

  • Learn a new approach to economic resilience and how it is being implemented across the country
  • Integrate sustainability and resilience into the SWOT assessment of a region’s economy, as required by the U.S. Economic Development Administration for completing the CEDS
  • Develop preliminary indicators for measuring for multiple types of local assets

Click here (https://register NULL.gotowebinar to register.  Additional training materials will be sent to attendees in advance of the webinar.  Please contact Associate Director Brett Schwartz at [email protected] with any questions.

This webinar is presented through NADO’s Stronger CEDS, Stronger Regions (http://www NULL.nado program, funded through a generous grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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