Annual      Summit       October 21 – 24, 2012#UEDASummit
Bill MichaleryaPresident,University Economic Development Association               #UEDASummit
Christi BellBoard Member & Past President,University Economic Development Association               #UEDASummit
Lawrence A. MolnarDirectorEDA University Center for EconomicDiversification, University of Michigan                #UEDASu...
Janet M. MillerChief Economic Diversity OfficerNashville Area Chamber of Commerce              #UEDASummit
NATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS FOR CHANGEJanet M. Miller, CEcD, FM ,Board MemberInternational Economic Development Council(IEDC)UED...
PRESENTATION OUTLINE About IEDC IEDC’s University Relationships Interesting ResearchIEDC-UEDA Partnership
ABOUT IEDCN AT I O N A L PA R T N E R S H I P S F O R C H A N G E
ABOUT IEDC• Established in 2001 through the merger of the  American Economic Development Council and the  Council for Urba...
IEDC‟S VISION  To make economic development a priority in all  communities and at every level of government by:  • Profess...
IEDC MEMBERSHIPIEDC’s membership consists of individuals andorganizations with expertise and collective influence,includin...
IEDC MEMBERSHIP (CONT‟D) Utility Companies Educational Institutions & Non-profits Consultants Redevelopment authorities
UNIVERSITY        RELATIONSHIPSN AT I O N A L PA R T N E R S H I P S F O R C H A N G E
UNIVERSITY RELATIONSHIPSIEDC’s Higher Education Advisory Committee• Created in 2008 as a task force• Permanent Advisory Co...
UNIVERSITY RELATIONSHIPSHigher Education Advisory Committee Increased efforts to increase student presence at  IEDC Confe...
UNIVERSITY RELATIONSHIPSBasic Economic Development Courses (BEDCs)   24 courses accredited by IEDC – nine tied with    Un...
UNIVERSITY RELATIONSHIPSECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (EDI)• Managed through University of Oklahoma• Signed MOU Business ...
COMMUNITY COLLEGE MEMBERS14 Community College Members  Forum presented at the Houston Conference  Goal: strengthen the c...
INTERESTING RESEARCHN AT I O N A L PA R T N E R S H I P S F O R C H A N G E
INTERESTING RESEARCH Economic Development Research Partners (EDRP)
THE EDRP BUSINESS MODEL Strategic Research Projects     Long-term, in-depth, comprehensive research Speed to Market Pro...
EDRP LONG-TERM RESEARCH PROJECTS•   Jobs in the Making: Economic Development    Strategies to Grow Manufacturing (2011)•  ...
SHORT-TERM/SPEED TO MARKET• New Realities for Economic Development Organization (• Knowledge is Power: Working Effectively...
CURRENT EDRP RESEARCH TOPICSAdapting and Thriving: New Realities for Economic  Development Organizations    New Realities...
REPORTS ON DISASTER RELIEF• Terrabonne Economic Recovery Needs Assessment (2012)• Galveston Economic Recovery Assessment (...
2013 RESEARCH AGENDA   Alignment between workforce   and economic   development strategies   Immigration and its impact ...
IEDC – UEDA          PARTNERSHIPN AT I O N A L PA R T N E R S H I P S F O R C H A N G E
IEDC-UEDA PARTNERSHIP  Initial MOU in 2010 for one year   Joint meeting- Mar. 22, 2011   Co-presenting workshops/sessio...
IEDC-UEDA PARTNERSHIP (CONT‟D)  Current MOU – relationship  continues to grow  UEDA board member on IEDC’s   Higher Educ...
IEDC-UEDA COLLABORATIONS  2010 IEDC/UEDA Workshop      “Regions at the Crossroads: TransformingHigher Education and Econ...
IEDC-UEDA COLLABORATIONS  2010 IEDC/UEDA Facilitated Forum     “Makingthe Connection to EconomicDevelopment Organization...
THANK YOU!             W W W. I E D C O N L I N E . O R GJ O I N I E D C O N FA C E B O O K A N D L I N K E D I NJ O I N I...
Annual      Summit       October 21 – 24, 2012#UEDASummit
Susan Sciame-GieseckeInterim ChancellorIndiana University Kokomo               #UEDASummit
The New Economic Reality:Creating a Regional Mindset              Presented by:     Susan Sciame-Giesecke, Ph.D.          ...
The Role of Regions• According to the Council on  Competitiveness (2005), “The role of  regions as the critical nexus for ...
Promoting a Regional Mindset• With all the support for regionalism, the  question remains, however; how to  promote a regi...
Regional Mindset• Political boundaries, institutional turf,  school athletic rivalries, and other local  issues can get in...
Regional Mindset• Human nature pulls their constituencies  to protect their cities‟ boundaries and,  thus, they end up com...
Regional Leadership Initiative• Several communities in north central  Indiana were facing such a challenge and  turned to ...
Regional Leadership Initiative• They needed a group of leaders who  could help their local communities  understand the imp...
Regional Leadership Initiative• Through the support of a WIRED grant, a  Regional Leadership Initiative was  created to su...
Regional Mindset Model                 Shaping                Discourse Learner                Visualizing       Regional ...
Learner Centered• Learner-centered is a learning model  which places the student in the center of  the learning process. I...
Learner Centered• Learner-centered processes focus on  problem solving, critical thinking, and  reflective thinking.      ...
Learner Centered• This approach was chosen as the  foundation for the model, for creating a  regional mindset, because we ...
Shaping Discourse• Shaping discourse is a strategy which  focuses questions and conversations in a  very directed way to b...
Shaping Discourse• Engaging leaders in a discussion of the  paradigm shift in leadership was a basic  strategy to help par...
Visualizing Regionalism• In the RLI initiative, key change occurred  when participants visited three best  practice sites....
Visualizing Regionalism• One participant stated, “As a non-profit  director, I learned that collaborations are  more possi...
Visualizing Regionalism• Another participant added, “I thoroughly  enjoyed the trip to the Piedmont Triad of  North Caroli...
Visualizing Regionalism• In each of these reflections, participants  began to understand the concept of  regionalism, bega...
Developing Skill Sets• One of the most fundamental skills is to  create a habit of mind of optimizing.  According to the b...
Optimizing• It is a perspective which understands the  interdependence of everyone. Optimizing  is the opposite of maximiz...
Maximizing• Maximizing is an ineffective strategy  when responding to a complex global  economy, because it does not respo...
Optimizing• Opening the mind of most Americans to  the concept of optimizing is difficult  because we have been raised on ...
Crossing Boundaries• The ability to cross boundaries is another  essential skill as groups come together to  partner on re...
Crossing Boundaries• One participant noted the skills  necessary when she stated, “Tearing  down silos, planting the seed ...
Strategic Doing• As they begin to understand one another,  the parties can initiate opportunities for  collaboration. What...
Strategic Doing• It is a set of principles, practices, and  disciplines for implementing strategy in a  network. Strategic...
Strategic DoingStrategic doing answers four questions:      What could we do together?      What should we do together?   ...
Regional Mindset Model                 Shaping                Discourse Learner                Visualizing       Regional ...
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UEDA Summit 2012: National Partnerships for Change (Miller) & Creating a Culture for Regional Transformation (Sciame-Giesecke)

  1. 1. Annual Summit October 21 – 24, 2012#UEDASummit
  2. 2. Bill MichaleryaPresident,University Economic Development Association #UEDASummit
  3. 3. Christi BellBoard Member & Past President,University Economic Development Association #UEDASummit
  4. 4. Lawrence A. MolnarDirectorEDA University Center for EconomicDiversification, University of Michigan #UEDASummit
  5. 5. Janet M. MillerChief Economic Diversity OfficerNashville Area Chamber of Commerce #UEDASummit
  6. 6. NATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS FOR CHANGEJanet M. Miller, CEcD, FM ,Board MemberInternational Economic Development Council(IEDC)UEDA 2012 SummitOctober 23, 2012
  7. 7. PRESENTATION OUTLINE About IEDC IEDC’s University Relationships Interesting ResearchIEDC-UEDA Partnership
  8. 8. ABOUT IEDCN AT I O N A L PA R T N E R S H I P S F O R C H A N G E
  9. 9. ABOUT IEDC• Established in 2001 through the merger of the American Economic Development Council and the Council for Urban Economic Development• Over 4,200 members nationally and internationally• The largest membership association serving economic and community development professionals worldwide
  10. 10. IEDC‟S VISION To make economic development a priority in all communities and at every level of government by: • Professionalizing the economic development field, • Providing world class services to our members, • Increasing our policy and advocacy efforts; and • Becoming the number one source of ECD expertise worldwide.
  11. 11. IEDC MEMBERSHIPIEDC’s membership consists of individuals andorganizations with expertise and collective influence,including:• State, regional, county and city economic development professionals• Chambers of Commerce and other business support agencies• Technology development agencies
  12. 12. IEDC MEMBERSHIP (CONT‟D) Utility Companies Educational Institutions & Non-profits Consultants Redevelopment authorities
  13. 13. UNIVERSITY RELATIONSHIPSN AT I O N A L PA R T N E R S H I P S F O R C H A N G E
  14. 14. UNIVERSITY RELATIONSHIPSIEDC’s Higher Education Advisory Committee• Created in 2008 as a task force• Permanent Advisory Committee in 2010• Committee Charge:  Broader engagement between economic developers and the higher education sector
  15. 15. UNIVERSITY RELATIONSHIPSHigher Education Advisory Committee Increased efforts to increase student presence at IEDC Conferences Houston Conference had seven students in attendance
  16. 16. UNIVERSITY RELATIONSHIPSBasic Economic Development Courses (BEDCs)  24 courses accredited by IEDC – nine tied with Universities  University of Alaska  University of South Florida  University of Northern Iowa  University of Arkansas  University of Southern Mississippi  University of North Carolina  University of Tennessee  University of Minnesota  University of Oklahoma
  17. 17. UNIVERSITY RELATIONSHIPSECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (EDI)• Managed through University of Oklahoma• Signed MOU Business Partnership with IEDC• Courses currently offered in Oklahoma City, Indianapolis and other locations (for further details go to www.edi.ou.edu )
  18. 18. COMMUNITY COLLEGE MEMBERS14 Community College Members  Forum presented at the Houston Conference  Goal: strengthen the connection between Community Colleges & ECD Professionals  Championed by Ray Laughter of the Lone Star State College System
  19. 19. INTERESTING RESEARCHN AT I O N A L PA R T N E R S H I P S F O R C H A N G E
  20. 20. INTERESTING RESEARCH Economic Development Research Partners (EDRP)
  21. 21. THE EDRP BUSINESS MODEL Strategic Research Projects  Long-term, in-depth, comprehensive research Speed to Market Products  Short-term, short briefing papers to meet an immediate need or respond to a newly-emerging issue Peer Learning and Engagement Opportunities  VIP events (with guest speakers)  Facilitated retreat
  22. 22. EDRP LONG-TERM RESEARCH PROJECTS• Jobs in the Making: Economic Development Strategies to Grow Manufacturing (2011)• Roadmap to Globalization (2008 – 2009)• Sustainability and the green economy
  23. 23. SHORT-TERM/SPEED TO MARKET• New Realities for Economic Development Organization (• Knowledge is Power: Working Effectively with Site Selectors• High-Performing Economic Development Organizations• Post-Election Analysis• Role of the Economic Developer in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions• Stimulus Success Stories
  24. 24. CURRENT EDRP RESEARCH TOPICSAdapting and Thriving: New Realities for Economic Development Organizations  New Realities for EDOs (launched May 2012)  Financing EDOs  Measuring Success (Economic Development Metrics)  Looking around the cornerHigh-Growth Entrepreneurship Strategies
  25. 25. REPORTS ON DISASTER RELIEF• Terrabonne Economic Recovery Needs Assessment (2012)• Galveston Economic Recovery Assessment (2009)• Cedar Rapids, IA Economic Recovery Assessment (2008)• New Orleans Public/Private Economic Development Partnership: Organizational and Operational Plan (2008)• California Wildfires Economic Recovery Assessment (2007)
  26. 26. 2013 RESEARCH AGENDA  Alignment between workforce and economic development strategies  Immigration and its impact on economic development (white paper)  Non-traditional economic development incentives (best practices focused)
  27. 27. IEDC – UEDA PARTNERSHIPN AT I O N A L PA R T N E R S H I P S F O R C H A N G E
  28. 28. IEDC-UEDA PARTNERSHIP  Initial MOU in 2010 for one year  Joint meeting- Mar. 22, 2011  Co-presenting workshops/sessions  Recognition of the UEDA Annual Summit for CEcD credits  Current MOU signed in 2012 for two years  Reciprocal trade of advertising space  Cross marketing opportunities
  29. 29. IEDC-UEDA PARTNERSHIP (CONT‟D)  Current MOU – relationship continues to grow UEDA board member on IEDC’s Higher Education Advisory Committee Discounted rate for conference registration Development of handbook/guide profiling best practices
  30. 30. IEDC-UEDA COLLABORATIONS  2010 IEDC/UEDA Workshop  “Regions at the Crossroads: TransformingHigher Education and Economic Development”  6-hour workshop held at the 2010 IEDC Annual Conference (Columbia, OH)
  31. 31. IEDC-UEDA COLLABORATIONS  2010 IEDC/UEDA Facilitated Forum  “Makingthe Connection to EconomicDevelopment Organizations”  IEDC led conversation with audience of higher education representatives (2010 UEDA Annual Summit)
  32. 32. THANK YOU! W W W. I E D C O N L I N E . O R GJ O I N I E D C O N FA C E B O O K A N D L I N K E D I NJ O I N I E D C O N FA C E B O O K A N D L I N K E D I N !
  33. 33. Annual Summit October 21 – 24, 2012#UEDASummit
  34. 34. Susan Sciame-GieseckeInterim ChancellorIndiana University Kokomo #UEDASummit
  35. 35. The New Economic Reality:Creating a Regional Mindset Presented by: Susan Sciame-Giesecke, Ph.D. Interim Chancellor Indiana University Kokomo Tuesday, October 23, 2012
  36. 36. The Role of Regions• According to the Council on Competitiveness (2005), “The role of regions as the critical nexus for innovation-based economic growth has increased. The locus of innovative activities is at the regional level where workers, companies, universities, and government interface most directly.” (p 9) 10/31/2012
  37. 37. Promoting a Regional Mindset• With all the support for regionalism, the question remains, however; how to promote a regional mindset in more geographic areas. Many communities have found creating a regional culture takes a new kind of leadership, and few know how to engage in this kind of regional civic leadership. 10/31/2012
  38. 38. Regional Mindset• Political boundaries, institutional turf, school athletic rivalries, and other local issues can get in the way of pursuing collaborations. They know the value of a regional mindset; yet understand how difficult it is to get others to see the need to think and act regionally. 10/31/2012
  39. 39. Regional Mindset• Human nature pulls their constituencies to protect their cities‟ boundaries and, thus, they end up competing with the other communities around them, rather than networking and collaborating to maximize access to greater resources and scale which come from partnerships. 10/31/2012
  40. 40. Regional Leadership Initiative• Several communities in north central Indiana were facing such a challenge and turned to the faculty and staff of a regional campus of a university system to help develop a new broad group of leaders who could act as stewards or “trustees” of the region‟s future. 10/31/2012
  41. 41. Regional Leadership Initiative• They needed a group of leaders who could help their local communities understand the importance of a regional mindset and work toward regional clusters for economic growth. 10/31/2012
  42. 42. Regional Leadership Initiative• Through the support of a WIRED grant, a Regional Leadership Initiative was created to support leadership development. As a result of this two year initiative, a model emerged providing insight into the process of developing a regional mindset. 10/31/2012
  43. 43. Regional Mindset Model Shaping Discourse Learner Visualizing Regional Centered Regionalism MindsetFoundation Developing Skill Sets
  44. 44. Learner Centered• Learner-centered is a learning model which places the student in the center of the learning process. In a learner- centered environment, people are active participants in their learning; they learn at their own pace and use their own strategies; they are more intrinsically than extrinsically motivated; learning is more individualized than standardized. 10/31/2012
  45. 45. Learner Centered• Learner-centered processes focus on problem solving, critical thinking, and reflective thinking. 10/31/2012
  46. 46. Learner Centered• This approach was chosen as the foundation for the model, for creating a regional mindset, because we were faced with adult learners who needed to reframe a concept; relearn it, if you will. If we were to create change, they needed to understand the concept of regionalism. So first we had to engage our regional constituencies in a learning experience. 10/31/2012
  47. 47. Shaping Discourse• Shaping discourse is a strategy which focuses questions and conversations in a very directed way to bring about change. Bringing people together around new ideas affords an opportunity to engage people around a chosen topic and focus their thoughts and actions. 10/31/2012
  48. 48. Shaping Discourse• Engaging leaders in a discussion of the paradigm shift in leadership was a basic strategy to help participants look at leadership through a new knowledge lens and be ready to learn a new concept – regionalism – in order to cope with the changing economic realities around them. 10/31/2012
  49. 49. Visualizing Regionalism• In the RLI initiative, key change occurred when participants visited three best practice sites. During their visits, they spoke with volunteers and staff members who were engaged in regional projects. Seeing others think and act regionally was the spark that excited the group about regionalism. 10/31/2012
  50. 50. Visualizing Regionalism• One participant stated, “As a non-profit director, I learned that collaborations are more possible than one might think. Perhaps one is too quick to tell him or herself „no‟, when „maybe‟ or „yes‟ is just as likely. The varied collaborations employed in northern Kentucky were impressive and most likely were forged by time, perseverance and success.” 10/31/2012
  51. 51. Visualizing Regionalism• Another participant added, “I thoroughly enjoyed the trip to the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina. Those folks really had their act together. Different little towns were not competing with each other but were feeding off of each other‟s successes. They had identified their strengths and had built on them.” 10/31/2012
  52. 52. Visualizing Regionalism• In each of these reflections, participants began to understand the concept of regionalism, began to see what it looked like when people acted regionally, and began to plan how to create a regional mindset back home. Being able to visualize the concept is what made all the difference. 10/31/2012
  53. 53. Developing Skill Sets• One of the most fundamental skills is to create a habit of mind of optimizing. According to the book, Megacommunities, “Optimizing refers to the recognition and actualization of benefits to the larger system as a whole.” (Gerencser, Van Lee, Napolitano, & Kelly, 2008) 10/31/2012
  54. 54. Optimizing• It is a perspective which understands the interdependence of everyone. Optimizing is the opposite of maximizing, which refers to a primary focus on the immediate benefits to your own local domain. 10/31/2012
  55. 55. Maximizing• Maximizing is an ineffective strategy when responding to a complex global economy, because it does not respond to all sectors involved, and we know no one sector possesses all the capabilities to meet the challenges. 10/31/2012
  56. 56. Optimizing• Opening the mind of most Americans to the concept of optimizing is difficult because we have been raised on a “winner take all” philosophy. It is a win- lose perspective – one city wins a new industry while another one loses – rather than a regional win-win perspective. Everyone in the region can prosper from new business. 10/31/2012
  57. 57. Crossing Boundaries• The ability to cross boundaries is another essential skill as groups come together to partner on regional initiatives. Relationship building skills, networking skills, and effective communication skills are all necessary if regional partnerships are to succeed. 10/31/2012
  58. 58. Crossing Boundaries• One participant noted the skills necessary when she stated, “Tearing down silos, planting the seed for future cooperation, and regional planning were all part of the leadership program.” 10/31/2012
  59. 59. Strategic Doing• As they begin to understand one another, the parties can initiate opportunities for collaboration. What can we do together? How can we benefit one another? This skill set has been coined “Strategic Doing” in the literature. 10/31/2012
  60. 60. Strategic Doing• It is a set of principles, practices, and disciplines for implementing strategy in a network. Strategic doing guides strategy across organizational and political boundaries with a discipline to build collaborations quickly. 10/31/2012
  61. 61. Strategic DoingStrategic doing answers four questions: What could we do together? What should we do together? What will we do together? When will we get back together?This is an essential skill if regional projectsare to be realized. 10/31/2012
  62. 62. Regional Mindset Model Shaping Discourse Learner Visualizing Regional Centered Regionalism MindsetFoundation Developing Skill Sets
  63. 63. Annual Summit October 21 – 24, 2012#UEDASummit
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  67. 67. Annual Summit October 21 – 24, 2012#UEDASummit

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