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.

Summer quarter classes will commence on June 21. Previously scheduled on-campus courses will be conducted remotely for the entirety of the summer quarter. Updated information for affected courses can be found in the Schedule Notes for each course.

IMPORTANT: The registration process for Summer 2021 professional development courses requires you to (A) register for your course, (B) complete return to campus training, regardless as to whether or not you will be on campus, (C) review and agree to a revised set of community expectations in CAESAR, AND (D) update your emergency contact information. Current students with an active NetID must complete their student acknowledgment and update their emergency contact information in CAESAR before registering for Summer 2021 courses. New students must complete their student acknowledgment and update their emergency contact information in CAESAR within 48 hours of enrollment before official registration can be finalized. Please contact pdp@northwestern.edu for assistance.



PROJ_PMI 350-0 : Leading and Coaching Agile Teams


Description

Agile frameworks empower teams with flexible tools to manage timelines, deliverables and budgets, and still meet stakeholder needs. This overview course will provide leaders and coaches insights into how to support Agile teams. Participants will learn the mindset, culture, values, and principles that make Agile techniques work. They will also learn some of the key differences between traditional and Agile approaches. Finally, participants will learn and practice the key leadership and coaching skills needed to provide an environment for Agile teams to thrive.

 

This course uses "experiential learning", meaning that students will learn new skills and practice them in the course. Students will use exercises and case studies to gain hands-on experience with various Agile techniques and leadership tools.

 

Please note: This class is best suited for individuals who have some experience working in teams.

 

Total PDUs: 14 (Technical: 7; Leadership: 7)

 

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 : $795

Spring 2021
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
06/01/21 - 06/10/21TuTh
5:30 – 8:30 p.m. 43
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Mersino, Anthony
Remote Campus
Open38646
Schedule Notes :

In order to limit our community’s exposure to COVID-19, 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.

All times listed CST

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

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