Professional Development

Update your skills. Build new ones.

Kendall offers short-term credit- and non-credit classes for professionals looking to update their skills and build new ones. Classes are designed with input from college faculty and taught by professionals working in the field. Daytime, evening and weekend classes are available.

Workshops for Professional Designers

Working with designers from West Michigan’s design community, workshops are suitable for professionals in the areas of interior design, architecture, furniture design, jewelry design, and more. Practices follow industry standards. Classrooms are equipped with the latest software. Click on "Register Now" above to see our current classes.

Industry Workshops (at your location or ours)

Art and design workshops are designed to meet the needs of your employees. Whether the need is additional understanding, a new perspective, or inspiration for a changing industry, we can work with you to create a beneficial and practical employee experience. Call 616.451.2787, ext. 1139 for more information.

Educator Workshops: Create, Master, ReCertify

Whether you are looking to take your art to the next level, gather new ideas, or incorporate the latest computer technology into your classroom, we have a workshop for you. Small class sizes allow you to work in an intensive setting with Kendall instructors who are experts in their fields. State Board Continuing Education Clock Hours are available. Request a brochure.

Call 616.451.2787, ext. 3012 to register.

Payment is required with registration. VISA, MasterCard, or Discover credit or debit cards are the preferred method of payment. Final registration deadline is one week prior to the start of each workshop.


Jewelry workshops offer hands-on training in new techniques and processes in Kendall’s state-of-the-art jewelry labs. Weekday and weekend formats draw professionals from around the state to create a diverse and intensive experience. Click on "Register Now" above to see our current classes.

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