ERIC Number: ED247973
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Fox Valley Technical Institute Economic Development Plan.
Fox Valley Technical Inst., Appleton, WI.
Designed as an operating blueprint for Fox Valley Technical Institute's (FVTI's) economic development efforts, this guide incorporates the necessary operation procedures, descriptions, and resources for those involved in FVTI's effort to assist existing businesses to expand and to attract new businesses to the area. Introductory material describes the goals of economic development as maintaining or increasing the number of jobs, assisting in improving the quality of jobs, and stabilizing or expanding the economy. Section I describes the FVTI's Economic Development Organization, focusing on the roles of the FVTI administration, the advisory committee system, the county economic development coordinators, the technical training consultants (TTC's), the content specialists, the implementers, and the Economic Development Resource Board. Section II outlines economic development procedures, which include TTC assignment, business needs assessment, input of needs into the data system, assignment of implementers/content specialists for delivery purposes, determination of costs by TTC/implementer, formal proposal for delivery of services, TTC monitoring of delivery, and evaluation. Section III explains the economic development marketing plan, specifying target markets, marketing strategies, and means of accomplishment. Finally, future plans are discussed, with focus on feasibility studies for a variety of business/education linkages. (LAL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Fox Valley Technical Inst., Appleton, WI.