Welcome to the Oregon Executive Development Institute (OEDI) website. OEDI is primarily a training organization providing executive leadership and management training to public safety professionals. We hope this website will provide our guests and members with valuable information regarding our organization.

In 2023, OEDI is projected to train over 500 managers and executives totaling over 7,200 training hours. We expect to exceed these numbers in the future, offering additional courses, both online and traditional, to members and non-members. For more information, click on Annual Session or Advanced Training.

On behalf of the OEDI Board of Directors and our members, I want to thank you for visiting our website. Please take the time to browse and see everything OEDI has to offer. We welcome your comments, and invite your suggestions for improvement.

Alan J. Scharn
Executive Director – OEDI
Director of Criminal Justice Studies (Retired) – Corban University

The Oregon Executive Development Institute is excited to announce the release of the organization’s new smartphone application. This app will serve as a new way to connect with customers, providing information quickly and efficiently to anyone with a smartphone.

 The Oregon Executive Development Institute app was developed by OCV, LLC. The app offers quick access to items of public interest and is easy to use. In just a few clicks, users can access features such as:

  • OEDI Training
  • Membership
  • News & Events
  • Resources
  • Links
  • Corporate Sponsors
  • Donate
  • OEDI Board of Directors
  • More!

 OCV specializes in smartphone app development for law enforcement and public safety organizations across the country. Developing more than 500 apps, OCV designs and creates custom apps for state, county and local government agencies.

“Over 80 percent of people in the United States own and use smartphones as their primary means of communication,” OCV Vice President Kevin Cummings said. “Mobile apps offer agencies a better way to alert, inform and prepare the public. Apps allow public safety agencies the ability to reach and serve their citizens where they are: their smartphones.”

The Oregon Executive Development Institute app is available for download for free in the App Store and Google Play. Search “Oregon Executive Development Institute” or click here to download the app.