Agile Practices

Program Courses

To earn a Certificate in Agile Practices* from Northwestern University, students must complete the following courses:


1)      Agile for Practitioners** Core Course (PROJ_PMI 403-0)

2)      Any two project management electives


Tip:

  • Click on "Add to Cart" to register.

*Formerly known as Agile Practitioner Certificate. **Formerly known as Agile Project Management for Professionals. Certificate and course name changes effective Spring 2017. All course content and certificate requirements remain the same.

Annual Schedule

CORE COURSE

FALL WINTER SPRING SUMMER
PROJ_PMI 403-0 Agile for Practitioners                         X X X

ELECTIVE COURSES

FALL WINTER SPRING SUMMER

PROJ_PMI 204-0 Developing People and Teams

X X
PROJ_PMI 211-0 Soft Skills for the Project Manager X X
PROJ_PMI 225-0 Power Excel Skills for Project Managers X X
PROJ_PMI 315-0 Risk Management X X
PROJ_PMI 345-0 Practical Project Planning X X
PROJ_PMI 350-0 Leading and Coaching Agile Teams X
PROJ_PMI 360-0 Agile Estimating and Planning X
 *NEW* PROJ_PMI 365-0 Supporting an Agile Transformation X

Attribution

PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PMI-ACP, and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.




Professional Development Programs

Project Management
PROJ_PMI 345-0 Practical Project Planning *Elective

The effective project manager is able to create an effective set of project plans that communicate the work, assignments, decision-making flows, and risks to the project sponsor, stakeholders, and team members. These plans must be at the level appropriate to manage the risk of the project, and at the same time be understandable by the project team, and easy-to-maintain as the project progresses. During this three-day workshop, designed for project managers, you will complete a comprehensive set of project plans, learning and applying practical techniques. Using hands-on activities, case studies, and your own projects, you will improve your capabilities completing the project charter, the project participation matrix, communication plan, and risk management plan. You will also learn practical techniques for establishing project ground rules, meeting cadences, and collaboration tools.

Total Professional Development Units (PDUs): 16 (Technical: 12; Leadership: 2; Strategic: 2)


Additional Information:

Students are required to have completed Project Management for Practitioners, Project Management for Professionals, Agile for Project Management Professionals, or carry CAPM® or PMP® Certification.

Students will need to bring a laptop to class, able to edit Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files. They will also need to set up a free trial account with TeamGantt.com.

Students are expected to participate heavily in course discussions, group activities, and individual activities. There will be additional assignments, designed to help the student prepare for the next day’s class, to be completed before each session.

 

This is a 3 day course offered in the Winter and Summer quarters.


Tuition:
$749

Summer 2017 Sec #43
Add to Cart


Course Materials:

Students are required to have completed PROJ_PMI 401-0 Project Management for Practitioners or PROJ_PMI 402-0/402-DL Project Management for Professionals, or carry CAPM® or PMP® certification.

Students will need to bring a laptop to class, able to edit Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files. They will also need to set up a free trial account with TeamGantt.com.

 

Students are expected to participate heavily in course discussions, group activities, and individual activities. There will be additional assignments, designed to help the student prepare for the next day’s class, to be completed before each session.

Start/End Dates Course Sync Time Building
08/29/17 - 08/31/17 TuWTh 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue Room 712
Instructor Course Format Status CAESAR Course ID
Chicago Campus Open 41619