Community economic development, particularly strategies that are asset-based, place-based, and culturally appropriate
Community organizing and leadership development
Community engagement research methods, including ethnography, etc.
Mapping household and community assets and resources
Asset building strategies, including “alternative” economics and sustainable development
Public policy analysis, development, and advocacy
Entrepreneurship, business, and nonprofit organizational development, including cooperatives and social enterprises
Business planning, including marketing plan development, budget development and financial planning, exploring legal structures, and access to capital and markets