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The Charrette Way: The Secrets to Collaborative Creativity

This course explores the transformative dynamics taking place in a multiple-day charrette.

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Course Info

  • Duration 8 video lessons (54 Mins)
  • Published Published
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (2 mins)
  • 2. Background (6 mins)
  • 3. The Creative Process (6 mins)
  • 4. Collective Mindfulness (3 mins)
  • 5. Three Feedback Loops (6 mins)
  • 6. Design as the Third Point (8 mins)
  • 7. Inclusiveness (9 mins)
  • 8. Silo Busting (11 mins)

Course Description

In this course, learn about how the creative process is enhanced by the charrette way. We'll also discuss collective mindfulness, the opportunities behind conflict, the magic of three feedback loops, the role of design, and inclusiveness.

Learn these skills

  • Career Development
  • Civic Engagement


This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit


This course is approved for 1 CNU-A credit.


This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point. 

Meet Your Instructor

William Lennertz

William Lennertz

William Lennertz, AIA, is the Executive Director and lead trainer at the National Charrette Institute (NCI) in Portland, Oregon.

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