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2020 Professional Certificate in Municipal Finance Chicago, March 18-20, 2020 (CM)

In partnership with the University of Chicago, the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy will host a three day program on municipal finance in Chicago. Designed for urban planning, real estate, and economic development professionals, the program will provide a thorough foundation in the following topics:

  • Urban Economics and Growth

  • Intergovernmental Fiscal Frameworks

  • Capital Budgeting, Accounting, and Infrastructure Maintenance

  • Debt and Municipal Securities

  • Land-Based Finance

  • Public-Private Partnerships

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis

  • Fiscal Impact Analysis

Who Should Attend

Those with the following experience will be given preference for admission:

New to senior-level urban planners who work in both the private and public sectors as well as individuals in the land development industry at large.

Job titles including:

  • Urban Planners

  • Community and Economic Development Staff

  • Developers and real estate professionals

  • Real Estate Attorneys

Professional Development Credits

Upon completion of the program, participants receive a Certificate in Municipal Finance. For planners maintaining their AICP credentials, this course provides Certification Maintenance (CM) credits from the APA.

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