2023 TCED Training Opportunities

The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) team is excited to share the Tennessee Certified Economic Developer (TCED) program schedule for 2023! The team is also introducing a new one-day elective course: Embracing Generational & Cultural Differences.

The TCED Program, administered by UT CIS, provides high-quality training, continuing education and professional development opportunities to Tennessee's economic and community development practitioners, community leaders and elected officials.

The TCED Program gives participants a broad-based knowledge of economic opportunities and trends, core components and tools required to compete in today‚Äôs global economy, with a focus on economic development in Tennessee. Upon completion of the TCED Program and certification requirements, participants are awarded the Tennessee Certified Economic Developer (TCEcD) designation, indicating they have achieved core competency in the principles and practices of economic development in Tennessee.

  • New! Embracing Generational & Cultural Differences / February 15 / Virtual 
  • TN Business Retention and Expansion / March 28-29 / Jackson
  • TN Basic Economic Development Course / May 8-11 / Nashville
  • TN Marketing & Attraction Course / June 14-15 / Chattanooga
  • TN Economic Resiliency Course / August 23-24 / Franklin
  • Telling Your Community's Story / September 27 / Virtual 
  • TN Managing Economic Development Course / November 14-15 / Knoxville


We hope to see you in a TCED course in 2023!

To find more information about each of these courses and to register, please visit our TCED Course Schedule page. If you would like more information about the TCED Program, please email Kim Denton, CEcD.

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