AcED is the gold standard for excellence in the economic development profession within NZ. EDNZ is working with the International Economic Development Council to enable cross accreditation with its 'Certified Economic Developers' (CEcD) world wide programme.
Interested in earning the AcED designation?
ACeD learners are required to take a minimum of two elective courses to achieve the ACeD.
Evidence based ED - beyond GDP
Destination marketing and management
Māori Economic Development
ED Project (by negotiation)
Once courses are completed
When you have completed all six courses you will be invited to submit a paper and attend an online interview. Details will be provided by EDNZ upon completion of the four core and two elective courses.