MICHIGAN CITY – Kevin Kieft, executive director of the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana (EDCMC) recently participated in leadership training, completing additional certification to aid area businesses in expansion, retention and re-location.
Kieft attended the International Economic Development Council Leadership Summit which focused on job creation, tax-base stabilization and community growth and development. In addition, the summit included presentations and workshops on ethics, the international marketplace and farming industry.
Prior to the three-day leadership course, Kieft completed the Managing Economic Development Organizations course, one of the many courses required for eligibility towards the Certified Economic Development exam.
Previously, Kieft completed his certificate in leadership and management, organizational management and economic development from Purdue University North Central; the Disney Institute courses; and economic development credit analysis and business retention and expansion.