NCI Charrette System Certificate Training - Detroit, MI

June 5, 2018 - June 7, 2018

MSU Detroit Center, 3408 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

The National Charrette Institute is hosting a Charrette System certificate training in Detroit, MI. This training is ideal for anyone involved in transforming communities and organizations, including city and regional planners, public health staff, developers, architects, land and transportation planning consultants, and citizen advocates.

This 2.5-day training represents a collaborative project management system centered on the co-design process using charrettes. Course content includes project assessment tools for gauging the length and cost of a charrette using a project budget, political considerations and design difficulty.

Also included in the case study-based training are conflict resolution tools, high- and low-tech tools for stakeholder engagement and public meetings.

Registration information coming soon!

Tentative Agenda*

June 5-7, 2018.

Day 1: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., one hour lunch on your own.
Day 2: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., one hour lunch on your own.
Day 3: 9 a.m.-noon.

*Start and end times may vary.

Sample training agenda (PDF).


$695 through April 23, 2018.
$785 from April 23-May 18, 2018.

Pricing does not include meals transportation, parking or lodging.

Group Discount

Twenty percent (20%) discount when an organization registers five or more people. Contact Holly Madill for more details.

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15.25 AIA/CES | 15.25 AICP/CM.
All CEUs are pending submission.


Capacity for this training is limited to 40 participants. Registration is first come, first served.

Suggested Reading

The Charrette Handbook, 2nd edition is not required, but suggested reading. The book may be purchased from the following and may take up to 4 weeks to ship:

  1. Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group: Paperback: $52.95 / E-Book price: $47.66. APA members are entitled to 20% off all print books orders from
  2. Amazon: Paperback price: $52.95 / Kindle price: $42.36 and other sellers.


Bill Lennertz  and Wayne Beyea.

How to Register

Registering for a NCI training program can be completed in one of two ways and is tied to your method of payment (either credit card or check).

  1. Pay by Credit Card (preferred): Register online using the MSU Cashnet system. All needed information will be gathered through this checkout process.
  2. Pay by Check: Download the Registration Form, and complete and return this form with your check. Note: This PDF is an Acrobat fillable-form and must be opened with the Adobe Acrobat Reader software. Simply right-click on the “Registration Form” hyperlink from your browser and select “Save link as.” Then, you can open up the PDF file using the Adobe Acrobat Reader software from your computer to complete the form.
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