Executive Courses

NewSchool of Architecture & Design is offering executive level courses for professionals in the fields of Architecture and Construction Management. The courses will be held during summer and will range in length from one to six weeks. Courses will include guest lectures, networking events and studio workshops. Participants in our architecture courses will also eligible to earn AIA Continuing Education Credits. Request more information to learn more.

Neuroscience for Architecture

Program Dates: August 14th - 17th, 2017

NewSchool’s Neuroscience for Architecture summer program guides architecture/design/neuroscience professionals in an exploration of the juncture of brain and the built environment. Program participants develop a working knowledge of the brain and learn aspects of how it processes spatial cues. Studio work in the program utilizes evidence-based design approach, grounding architectural concepts in neuroscience. AIA Continuing Education Credits available.

The 4-day program consists of lectures by world-renowned faculty, workshops, field trips, and networking, as well as access to NewSchool facilities including the Welch Library, Design Studios and Materials Lab. Continental breakfasts and lunches are included daily, along with a reception and dinner during the final evening of the program. NewSchool is excited to announce that the course will include special guest lectures from renowned architect, Steven Holl and architect, author and critic, Juhani Pallasmaa.

Program Fee: $2,500

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Healthy Urbanism

Program Dates: August 7th-10th, 2017

NewSchool’s Healthy Urbanism summer intersession program guides students in the study of the growing acknowledgment that the way cities and neighborhoods are designed directly impacts the health of the residents, workers and visitors. At the same time, many designers and planners fail to create healthy urban environments through a lack of understanding, experience and training. This programs provides a grounding in the process and design strategies that promote healthful cities. The program covers the broad context of urban issues including regionalism, community and public infrastructure. Addressing current issues involving the homeless, senior citizens, and demographic trends provides an informational base relative to social, political and economic issues associated with urban settings. AIA Continuing Education Credits available.

The 4-day program consists of lectures by world-renowned faculty, workshops, field trips, guest speakers and networking, as well as access to NewSchool facilities including the Welch Library, Design Studios and Materials Lab. Continental breakfasts and lunches are included daily, along with a reception and dinner during the final evening of the program.

Program Fee: $2,500

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Leadership in Construction Management

Program Dates: July 10th - August 18th, 2017

Leadership in Construction Management is a 5-week online course with a 1 week residency program for mid-career professionals in construction management.This course provides executive level leaders with a comprehensive approach to leadership in the field of construction management. Executives will examine leadership and will discover ways to strengthen core competencies to help to develop their individual leadership capacity. Leadership skill building will include developing executive level communication skills, leading teams and growing individuals, energizing your stakeholders, and managing the demands of a high stress environment. This course will culminate with hands-on workshops in leadership during the final week of the program that will complement your online classroom experience.

Program Fee: $3,000

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Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Program Dates: July 10th - August 18th, 2017

Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Construction Executives is a 5-week online course with a 1 week residency program for mid-career professionals in architecture and construction management.This course provides executive level leaders and project managers a practical approach to BIM in construction management. Executives will examine ways to leverage BIM in their business. From marketing Construction services, to stakeholder involvement, data management, visualization, quantification, collaboration, coordination and conflict resolution, you will learn improved methods in project delivery. This course will culminate with hands-on workshops in BIM during the final week of the program that will complement your online classroom experience.

Program Fee: $3,000

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