AreaLogic Workplace Academy


AreaLogic Workplace Academy offers convenient, affordable, online courses in current areas of workplace strategy and design that can launch or elevate careers. Most courses are short format, only 1 hour. The workplace designer course is a longer program of study that leads to a workplace designer certificate.

Margaret Gilchrist Serrato, PhD AIA CSM MBA created and leads all courses in real-time. Dr. Margaret has over thirty years experience in workplace strategy and design. She was the national workplace strategist for ten years at Herman Miller. Before that, she practiced workplace design at two national architecture firms for over fifteen years.

For more info or to register, please email me at margaret@arealogic.com.

Short Format Course Details

  • Courses are offered once a month at lunchtime and at the end of the business day.
  • Courses are 60 minutes delivered via Zoom.
  • Course fees are $75 per course invoiced via Square.
  • Course fees includes a PDF of the course presentation.
  • Discounts are available for taking multiple courses.
  • Discounts are available for multiple attendees from the same company attending the same course.
  • Times listed are eastern standard (or daylight savings) time.

Workplace Strategy Process

This course highlights a proven, simple strategy process that can help companies shift to a progressive workplace.

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Germs at Work

We all want our employees to return to work safely! This course looks at ways to reduce the spread of infection at work including furniture placement, density, circulation, materials, and hands-free building systems

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Scrum Team Space

Is your company creating space for your agile software development teams? This course illustrates best practices of designing work space for Scrum, Kanban, XP, and other agile teams.

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Furniture for New Work Styles

Changing your workplace from offices and cubicles to a dynamic landscape with a variety of settings means navigating a whole new world of furniture and settings. This course provides a framework for selecting and placing furniture to support new work styles.

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Certification Course

Workplace Designer Certification Program

This program consists of twenty 2-hour online sessions plus homework over five months that provide the basic knowledge and skills to start a career as a corporate workplace designer.

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For more information or to sign-up for a class please email margaret@arealogic.com.