In cooperation of Geomedia and Kadrina municipality, a training course focusing on the design and update of development plans was organized for different interest groups. The objective was to harmonize the understanding and knowledge of developing and implementing development plans as well as to achieve the support of target groups and a good cooperation with the local government in managing the municipality’s development. The training focused on the development of a systematic approach to managing development, which includes besides the introduction to the nature of and links to development plans specific techniques for the implementation of local government’s performance measures through a discussion on solutions and possibilities, also working practices on the ground. During the training, different target groups were connected with the objective to achieve a possibly high synergy from the cooperation between the parties for the agreement on the muncipality’s development goals.