Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) Exam

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January 28 - January 29

The CEcD exam is made up of 3 parts:

Multiple Choice/Short Answer: Saturday, January 28, 2023
Questions in this section come directly from the 4 core competency manuals and 2 elective manuals each candidate has selected.

Essay: Saturday, January 28, 2023
This section requires candidates to answer questions for the core competencies: Business Retention & Expansion; Credit Analysis/Finance; and Real Estate Development & Reuse. Candidates are able to choose to answer 2 additional questions from the list of 8 elective questions.

Oral Interview: Sunday, January 29, 2023
To take this section, candidates must pass both the multiple-choice/short answer and essay sections. Candidates will be interviewed by a panel of three current CEcDs and those who pass are newly minted Certified Economic Developers!