Program Overview

Project Management for Managers (Delhi, India)

This course introduces best practices in project management, covering the full project life cycle with a focus on globally accepted standards. It reviews traditional methods, including: integration, portfolio and stakeholder management, chartering, scope definition, estimating, the Delphi method of project evaluation and review technique, precedence diagramming and the critical path method, scheduling, risk analysis and management, resource loading and leveling, Gantt charts, earned value analysis, and performance indices of project cost/schedule control systems criteria. It shows how the project management maturity model, team development, and principles of negotiation apply to organizations of various types: hierarchical and matrix organizations, international teams, and virtual teams. Using methods and models from this course, predictive analytics managers should experience greater project definition and structure and be able to execute projects more effectively.


Note: this 12-week blended program is based in India. To learn more about our Chicago-based Project Management Programs, please click here.

Program Goals

  • Produce a complete project proposal
  • Understand considerations in organizational design for successful PM
  • Chartering a project using the Integrative approach
  • Identify defining constraints of a project
  • Write a project scope statement and work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Produce a comprehensible, achievable estimate
  • Develop a risk management plan
  • Schedule interdependent activities
  • Establish project timelines, project resources, and costs
  • Develop a project plan
  • Develop project progress and performance measures
  • Explain factors involved in leading a successful project team
  • Design a project closure procedure
Northwestern University School of Professional Studies has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI), and has been approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs) for all of our project management core courses and electives. This course is eligible for 36 PDUs.

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Program Structure

12-Week Blended Program

Courses will be delivered via a blend of online content and in-person sessions. The online content includes faculty lecture videos, discussion boards, multimedia exercises, reading and problem-solving. The in-person sessions will include additional lectures, discussions, and time to work on group projects.

Educational Partner: BRIDGE School of Management

Bridge School of ManagementNorthwestern University School of Professional Studies is proud to partner with the BRIDGE School of Management. The BRIDGE School of Management addresses India’s "education-employment mismatch" by equipping working professionals with skills and practical knowledge of real business value for a global workplace.

Learning Center Locations in Delhi

Gurgaon Center
1st Floor, Tower B
Infinity Towers, DLF Cyber City
Gurgaon - 122001

Noida Center
B-1, Sector 2,Near Sec 15 Metro Station
Noida - 201301

Core Courses:

  • PR_PM_IN 401-0 Project Management for Practitioners
  • PR_PM_IN 404-0 Project Management for Managers
  • PR_PM_IN 404-DL Project Management for Managers