Economic Guidance for Coastal Management Professionals

Course Description

When coastal managers need to estimate project value and incorporate economic data, they have several approaches to consider. This training provides information about a benefits-cost analysis, economic impact analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, and more. Understanding these basics will help participants identify the appropriate approach and the data needed.

To host this virtual course, contact us at ocm.tms@noaa.gov.

You will learn how to

  • Recognize and understand basic economic terminology
  • Recognize relevant economic approaches and analyses
  • Identify the approach to use based on project objectives, level of expertise, and funding
  • Locate support tools and data
  • Conceptualize appropriate questions to ask an economist or an expert

Participant Requirements

Internet and speakers, basic familiarity with Google Meet

Continuing Education Credits

This course offers one-and-a-half hours of continuing education credits through the American Institute of Certified Planners.

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