Professional Workshops

Push yourself. Strengthen what you know or learn something new.

Professional development workshops provide you with a cutting-edge advantage whether you wish to explore a new career or strengthen existing skills.

See also CCA Extension for continuing education courses open to the public and offered year-round.

We can also customize a workshop for your company.

An architectural project featuring a class.

Making Architecture

July 9-August 3, 2018 Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
San Francisco / 4 weeks (3 credits)
Tuition: $3,600 + $50 summer registration fee

This immersive summer program is for U.S. and international college students, recent graduates, inspired professionals, and career changers considering graduate education or a career in architecture.

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Workshop attendees collaborating

Company-Customized Programs

CCA's Office of Special Programs can design customized classes/workshops to develop and strengthen employee skills within your company.

Customized programs have included

  • An Ideation Sketching class, for the design team of a national clothing and accessories retailer, scheduled Friday afternoons on our San Francisco campus
  • Software-specific workshops, for designers from a national paper products and gifts retailer, scheduled in a two-day workshop format during the week on our Oakland campus
  • Two- and three-day Sustainability Practices workshops for fashion industry professionals

In addition to developing the curriculum, we can also make arrangements for food and beverages to ensure the success of your company's offsite experience.

To discuss customized programming for your company, contact Dean of Special Programs Nina Sadek: 510.594.3773,