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Certificate in 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 Agile or project management electives

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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 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-DL Risk Management (online) X X
PROJ_PMI 345-DL Practical Project Planning (online) X X
PROJ_PMI 350-0 Leading and Coaching Agile Teams X
PROJ_PMI 360-0 Agile Estimating and Planning X
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.

To limit our community's exposure to COVID-19, the spring quarter will now commence on April 4. Online courses may have adjusted dates, but will otherwise run as usual. On-campus courses will be conducted remotely until April 27; University leaders will decide by April 17 whether to continue remote teaching or to return to in-person instruction on April 27. Updated information for affected courses can be found in the scheduling notes area under the course description.


PROJ_PMI 402-0 : Applied Project Management


Description

Project management terms, concepts, techniques, and tools are explored to ensure the aspects of a project are organized and managed properly. Integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk, and procurement management are topics reviewed. The beginning and the end of a project and the relationships between the major milestones are discussed. Group work is required. Satisfies the 35 hour project management education requirement for the PMPĀ® exam.

 

Total Professional Development Units (PDUs): 35 (Technical: 15.75; Leadership: 10.5; Strategic: 8.75)

 

Required Course Materials:

Optional Course Materials:

Students may purchase these books from any retailer where they are available, in any format. Additional course materials will be provided via the online course site.

Registered students can access their online course site here. An activated NetID and password is required for login. *Please note: It may take up to 24-hours for registered students to be added to the online course platform.


Additional Information:

This course is offered every academic quarter.

 

This course is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

Tuition : $1850

Winter 2020
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
01/08/20 - 03/18/20W
5:30 – 8:45 p.m.Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue Room 71344
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Castro, Perla
Chicago Campus
Closed27819
Schedule Notes :

Weeks 1 and 2 (1/8 and 1/15) of this course will be taught by Lisa-Ann Barnes. The remainder of this course will be taught by Perla Castro. 


Winter 2020
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
02/01/20 - 03/07/20Sa
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue Room 71447
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Larson, Karen
Chicago Campus
Open27818
Course Materials :

A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition. PMI. Newtown Square: Project Management Institute, Inc., 2017. ISBN-10: 1628251840 | ISBN-13: 978-1628251845

An Introduction to Project Management, 6th Edition. Schwalbe, Kathy. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017. ISBN-10: 1544701896 | ISBN-13: 978-1544701899


Spring 2020
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
05/02/20 - 06/13/20Sa
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue 47
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Larson, Karen
Chicago Campus
Cancelled37934
Schedule Notes :

In order to limit our community’s exposure to COVID-19, this course has been cancelled. 

 

PROJ_PMI 402 can alternatively be taken online from April 6th to June 21st, or from April 8th to June 16th.

 

For more information, please contact profdev@northwestern.edu.

 

Course Materials :

Required:

An Introduction to Project Management, 6th Edition. Schwalbe, Kathy. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017. ISBN-10: 1544701896 | ISBN-13: 978-1544701899

Optional:

A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition. PMI. Newtown Square: Project Management Institute, Inc., 2017. ISBN-10: 1628251840 | ISBN-13: 978-1628251845


Spring 2020
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
04/08/20 - 06/17/20W
5:45 – 9 p.m. 44
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Barnes, Lisa-Ann
Online
Open37933
Schedule Notes :

In order to limit our community’s exposure to COVID-19, this course will be conducted remotely, online. For more information, please contact profdev@northwestern.edu.

Course Materials :

Required:

An Introduction to Project Management, 6th Edition. Schwalbe, Kathy. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017. ISBN-10: 1544701896 | ISBN-13: 978-1544701899

Optional:

A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition. PMI. Newtown Square: Project Management Institute, Inc., 2017. ISBN-10: 1628251840 | ISBN-13: 978-1628251845

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Summer 2020
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
07/18/20 - 08/28/20Sa
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue 47
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Ryali, Balajirao
Chicago Campus
Closed
Course Materials :

A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition. PMI. Newtown Square: Project Management Institute, Inc., 2017. ISBN-10: 1628251840 | ISBN-13: 978-1628251845

An Introduction to Project Management, 6th Edition. Schwalbe, Kathy. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017. ISBN-10: 1544701896 | ISBN-13: 978-1544701899


Summer 2020
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
06/23/20 - 09/01/20Tu
5:45 – 9 p.m.Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue 43
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Barnes, Lisa-Ann
Chicago Campus
Closed
Schedule Notes :

July 2, 2019 - NO CLASS due to the Independence Day holiday.

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