Investment, Security, And Economic Development (IFED) Study Tour, Calgary Canada

Join us for a 5-day Investment, Security, and Economic Development (IFED) Study Tour in Calgary, Canada. Immerse yourself in the heart of Canada’s economic powerhouse and gain invaluable insights from industry leaders, government officials, and financial experts.

Cybersecurity Training with Huston Tilloston University

Register for our globally recognized cybersecurity certification course and Learn about cybersecurity attack, prevention, response, and recovery – The next batch begins on the 26th of February

Prosperity Economy Rule Your World Course

Prosperity Economy: Rule Your World is designed as a comprehensive human capital development program that equips leaders, politicians, professionals, entrepreneurs, artists, technicians, students, and all individuals with the skills needed to excel and rule their world.

Economic Development Documentaries Africa (EDDA) Project

We produce professional documentaries to promote the impact of Africans in economic and human capital development. Our high-quality documentaries showcase the best practices, leadership capacities, success stories, and innovative approaches Africans employ in economic development. 

Transform Africa Today (Economic Development Training) with Economic Developers Alberta

To transform your organization, community and economy; join our professional and practical Economic Development Training Programs in Calgary, Canada. Enjoy global partnerships and access to investment opportunities. Next batch begins on the 15th of April. Register before the 15th of February 2024.


Programs for individuals and organizations designed to help experienced executives expand their global perspective and lead at a higher level


Online Certificate course, led by award-winning faculty, to help you master essential business concepts.


Eight full-time programs leading to a PhD degree for scholars interested in Academic Research

Economic Center signs MOU on Development
Training for Africa with Economic Developers Alberta

Join the Economic Growth and Development Center (Economic Center) and Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) for an exclusive opportunity to enhance your economic development expertise. Through our comprehensive Study Tours and Training program, you’ll gain valuable insights and practical skills to drive sustainable economic growth in your community.

Economic Development Club

Elevate your expertise from the comfort of your home by becoming a member of our Economic Development Club. Access our Economic development online training, certifications, and invaluable networking opportunities.

Who we are

Economic Growth and Development Center (Economic Center) is a private and independent international organization, committed to fighting poverty by developing strategies for productivity and economic prosperity. We realize this by working with people, institutions, communities, governments, and nations to promote human capital development, global partnerships, and various strategies for achieving global economic competitiveness. The final analysis is all about raising the level of living by investing in people and protecting their assets.

What We do

Poverty Eradication And Community Economic Development

We help you navigate the intricacies of economic growth and development by offering consulting services in the following areas of specialization: poverty eradication, business and community economic development, human capital development, and global partnerships.

Innovative Human Capital Development

We have working relationships with the University of Texas at Dallas and the Success Training Institute in the USA, amongst others to help our experienced in-house team offer both in-person and online world-class training in several areas

Global Study Tours

We take you on a transformative learning experience with our global Study Tours, to explore diverse economies, witness best practices and engage with industry leaders in our carefully curated tours designed to broaden your horizons and inspire innovation.

Facilitating Global Partnerships

We provide global partnership solutions for public and private organizations as well as individuals looking to become more competent, productive, and competitive, by helping to enhance their human capital intermediation in locating and engaging needed financial, technological, and other resources.


We use the power of storytelling to inspire change, encourage dialogue and raise awareness on important issues.

Our Courses

We offer the following Courses


Policy & Data Analysis

Global Skills

Poverty Eradication strategies


Economic Development

Our Engagements

University of Texas at Dallas
Prof. Magnus Kpakol, Chairman Economic Growth And Development Center, and Dr. Jennifer Holmes, Dean of Economic Political and Policy Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas
DHQ delegation at UT Dallas
Familiarization presentation for the DHQ delegation at UT Dallas
UT Dallas Familiarization and Evaluation tour
Prof. Magnus Kpakol, Dr. Jennifer Holmes, and Head of DHQ delegation to UT Dallas Familiarization and Evaluation tour.
UT Dallas campus tour
Chairman, Economic Center, Dr Jennifer Hilton Montero, Director for International Initiatives UT Dallas and DHQ delegation of UT Dallas campus tour
Orientation with the DHQ Delegation
Orientation conducted by Economic Center with DHQ delegation
Orientation with the DHQ Delegation
Orientation conducted by Economic Center with DHQ delegation
Orientation with the DHQ Delegation
Orientation conducted by Economic Center with DHQ delegation
Success Institute Dallas
Standing – Head of DHQ delegation, L-R Chairman, Economic Center, Dr. D.L. Wallace, CEO and Founder of Success Institute Dallas and Dr. M. Wallace - President and CEO of Huston-Tillotson University, Austin, Texas
Success Institute Dallas
Members of DHQ delegation at Success Institute, Dallas, Texas
Success Institute Dallas
Members of DHQ delegation at Success Institute, Dallas, Texas
DHQ delegation at the Success Institute
DHQ delegation led by Chairman, Economic Center to Success Institute
Human Capital Africa Forum
Cross-section of participants at the June edition of the Economic Center’s Human Capital Africa Forum(HCAF)
Human Capital Africa Forum
Prof. Magnus Kpakol speaking at the June edition of the Human Capital Africa Forum(HCAF)
Economic Development Alberta
Prof. Magnus Kpakol meeting with Leann Hickman-Carty, CEO of Economic Development Alberta (EDA) in Calgary, Canada
Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission
Prof. Magnus Kpakol, Chairman Economic Center meeting with Engr. Gbenga Komolafe. Chief Executive of Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission
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Economic Center Partnership With Economic Developers Alberta

Economic Center Partnership with Economic Developers Alberta

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Professor Magnus Kpakol’s Goodwill message at Nasarawa State University Keffi

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Study Tours And Global Partnerships

Defence Headquarters Evaluation And Familiarization Tour

Our Partners

Rivers govt
Nigerian Defense headquarters
University Of Texas Dallas
EDA Alberta