Local economic development theories and concepts

22nd May 2014, Manchester 

This CLES learning event will introduce participants to the key theories and concepts which underpin contemporary local economic development practice. It will explore how theorists such as Adam Smith and Jane Jacobs have influenced economic development; together with how concepts such inward investment and urban renaissance have shaped practice over the last fifty years.

Course fee

  • Non members – £100;
  • VCS non members – £75;
  • Members – £50;
  • VCS members – £40

CLES members can use prepaid event days to book this course where appropriate. 

Course fees include detailed reference materials and refreshments.


12.30pm registration for 1pm start. Course ends at 4pm.