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

PROJ_PMI 403-0 Agile for Practitioners                         X X X X

PROJ_PMI 204-0 Developing People and Teams

PROJ_PMI 211-0 Soft Skills for Project Managers X X
PROJ_PMI 225-0 Power Excel Skills for Project Managers X X
PROJ_PMI 300-0 Managing Global Teams 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 X
PROJ_PMI 360-0 Agile Estimating and Planning X X
PROJ_PMI 365-0 Supporting an Agile Transformation X X
PROJ_PMI 370-0 Managing Product Backlogs  and the Product Owner Role X X



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

PDP courses are offered online, remotely, and on-campus. Please refer to the Schedule Notes for course delivery information.

IMPORTANT: The registration process for all professional development courses requires you to register for your course and update your emergency contact information in CAESAR, Northwestern University's Student Enterprise System. Please contact with any questions.

PROJ_PMI 204-0 : Developing People and Teams


Organizational leaders do not achieve their goals by themselves. Effective leaders develop people in a way that promotes individual growth while improving business outcomes. Students will learn about their own strengths and focus on how to bring out the best in others through coaching and feedback. They will gain an understanding of team development and learn skills to address team dysfunction. Participants will also have the opportunity to assess their personal style of conflict management and explore the benefits of engaging in and facilitating positive conflict.


Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:


Total Professional Development Units (PDUs): 13 (Leadership: 13)


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 graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

Tuition : $1200

Summer 2024
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
07/16/24 - 08/08/24MTh
7 – 8:30 p.m. 43
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Hansen, Bliss
Remote Campus
Schedule Notes :

This course will be conducted remotely, online.

This course has required live, synchronous sessions, held online via Zoom. Sync session attendance is mandatory unless otherwise stated by the course instructor.

Weekly Zoom sessions are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

All times listed CST

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