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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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*Formerly known as the 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
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.

PROJ_PMI 204-0 : Developing People and Teams


Description

As a project manager, it is part of your job to work with a team to achieve a specified outcome. Whether it is an existing team or a cross-functional team put together for this project, working with teams has its advantages and challenges. How can you best manage the strengths of your team to reach its goals? How can you help prepare a team for the developmental stages they will encounter while working together? In Developing People and Teams, students will look at individual development including coaching, mentoring and motivation theory. Team development will be explored through the topics of facilitation and collaboration. Participants will also have the opportunity to assess their personal style of conflict resolution.

 

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

 

Course Materials:

Students may purchase this book from any retailer where it is available, in any format. PLEASE NOTE:  Students must purchase a new book in order to ensure that the assessment link is valid.

 

Required Course Preparation:
Students should complete the assessment included in StrengthsFinder 2.0 and email their results to the instructor, Alyssa Dickman, at adickman@northwestern.edu prior to the first day of class. Learning activities will be tailored to each course based on assessment results.

PLEASE NOTE: Students must purchase a new book in order to ensure that the assessment link is valid.

 

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 is a two-day course offered on consecutive Saturdays during the Winter and Summer quarters.

 

This course is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

Tuition : $1120

Fall 2019
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
11/18/19 - 11/19/19MTu
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue Room 71142
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Dickman, Alyssa
Chicago Campus
Open18261
Schedule Notes :

This course will open for registration on Monday, August 5.

Course Materials :
  • StrengthsFinder 2.0. Rath, Tom. New York: Gallup Press, 2007. ISBN-10: 1-595-62015-X | ISBN-13: 978-1-59562-015-6

Students may purchase this book from any retailer where it is available, in any format. PLEASE NOTE:  Students must purchase a new book in order to ensure that the assessment link is valid.

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Winter 2020
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
02/22/20 - 02/29/20Sa
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue Room TBA47
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Dickman, Alyssa
Chicago Campus
Coming soon
Schedule Notes :

This course will open for registration on November 18.

Course Materials :
  • StrengthsFinder 2.0. Rath, Tom. New York: Gallup Press, 2007. ISBN-10: 1-595-62015-X | ISBN-13: 978-1-59562-015-6

Students may purchase this book from any retailer where it is available, in any format. PLEASE NOTE:  Students must purchase a new book in order to ensure that the assessment link is valid.

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