How shoes are made course

A five days course to know how shoes are made. The course covers topics such as fundamentals of shoemaking of different constructions, materials and components used.


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The course will entirely be held online through webinars and pre-recorded classes. Instructors will explain through slides and videos everything that happens from the moment the design is transformed into a product.

At the end of the course you will have acquired technical vocabulary and basic knowledge on footwear construction and development processes of the main footwear styles for women and men, plus the big family of sneakers shoes. This fundamental preliminary knowledge will allow you to improve communication and collaboration with the technical-production sectors within footwear companies.

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Is this the right course for you?

The How shoes are made course is aimed at:

shoe Sector workers

Those who work in non-technical departments within footwear companies (purchases, costing, sales) and need to learn the basics of footwear construction and product development


Designers interested in understanding the technical development of footwear and eager to acquire a general knowledge of shoes' materials, components and construction


Anyone who wishes to know more what product development means.


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of the course

Course topics are developed around the 3 footwear macro families and analyze A through Z components, materials, construction and development processes:

Fundamentals of shoemaking

Elegant Women Shoes

Décolletées – Ballerinas – Sandals – Boots

Formal Men Shoes

Laced up – Mocassins

Sneakers Shoes

Fashion – Athletics