Acara teaches several social venture design workshops including the Spring Institute and the Summer Institute.
The Spring Institute is a series of day-long workshops for US students and professionals seeking support developing their ideas for social and environmental ventures. The sessions are held at the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota.
The Summer Institute is a week-long venture design program for US and Indian student entrepreneurs. The program is based in Bangalore, India each June in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Human Settlements.