Training Programs


Local Economic Development Tools & Techniques

Local Economic Development Course (LED) focuses on the fundamental concepts, tools and skills needed to be successful in today’s economic and business environment. The LED Course will provide the participant with comprehensive understanding of the key planning and management competencies required to be a successful economic development official.

Grant Writing Series

The Metropolitan Center offers grants writing training and certification in two different levels: Grants 101: How to Find Grants & Proposal Basics Workshop, and Grants 201: Grant Writing Certification.

Leadership Training and Organizational Development

The Metropolitan Center has provided training to many agencies and municipalities locally over the past ten years in topics as diverse as customer service to creating organizational performance measures.


Finding Solutions through Data Visualization and GIS: Visualizing Information Interactively

Florida International University’s The Metropolitan Center provides a training focused on teaching the basics of acquiring data, interpreting it, and visualizing it through maps.


Employee Development Programs


Other Training Programs


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