The NLREDA mandate is to represent the 19 Regional Economic Development Boards of the province on issues of common concern. As well, the association was formed to promote and strengthen relationships, communications, human resources and organizational dev ¬ READ MORE
Opportunity Management is a process to identify business and community development opportunities that could be implemented to sustain or improve the local economy. The following material will explain opportunity management for use by economic developers, co-operatives, and other community organizations.
A handout used in OM sessions to explain what is economic development and how REDBs can select constructive initiatives and activities.
How Trail Development Organizations may utilize Opportunity Management to build destination trails
An Opportunity Management session developed and delivered for the Town of Fogo Island by the Kittiwake Regional Economic Development Board. Provides an overview of opportunity management for first time users.
The Stage-Gate model, originally designed by Dr. Robert G. Cooper, is an extremely useful and powerful tool in product development. It splits progress into a series of 'stages' and 'gates' to give a well organized and structured flow to the project.
To support Regional Economic Development Boards (REDBs) in leading initiatives, NLREDA has developed ancillary materials to sugment those developed as part of the Opportunity Management module of the province's Community capacity Building Program. Tese materials are not intended to replace the CCBP materials and are certainly not comprehensive. They are simply an additional resource that those developing OM systems can draw upon. They can be used by facilitators or participants as they see fit.
A PowerPoint presentation that will aid participants to:
The Facilitator's Guide is designed to assist you to deliver a one day opportunity management workshop. The guide is accompanied by a Participant's Guide.