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The Regional Economic Development site provides tools to help regional economies drive economic transformation through talent development.  Use the six-step blueprint to find resources, form partnerships, and achieve regional success.

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1. Identify the Regional Economy

Ignore political boundaries and identify surrounding areas that share the same economic structure...

2. Form Core Leadership Group

After a regional identity and assets are defined, form a core leadership group representing the major assets of the region...

3. SWOT Analysis

A comprehensive analysis of regional Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats that directly affect strategic economic development...

4. Regional Identity and Vision

Developing a regional identity and vision for regional economic growth is critical...

5. Devise Strategies

Strategies for regional economic and workforce development should be "SMART" - Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and with a Timeline...

6. Leverage Resources and Implement

Leverage resources from private, non-profit, and government sources in support of the common goals...

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