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.

Spring quarter classes will commence on March 30. Previously scheduled on-campus courses will be conducted remotely for the entirety of the spring quarter. Updated information for affected courses can be found in the Schedule Notes for each course.

IMPORTANT: The registration process for Spring 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 Spring 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 403-0 : Agile for Practitioners


Description

Agile skills are in high demand in all industries, and experienced project professionals need to pick up agile skills to stay relevant. This course, which meets the PMI-ACP® education requirements, is a workshop style course that will teach participants the principles and values of Agile, and help them apply Agile practices and techniques to their current projects. This is a highly interactive course that leverages real world examples from Scrum, Lean, Kanban and other Agile methods. Participants will work in teams to experience and apply Agile to the course exercises.

 

Total Professional Development Units (PDUs): 26 (Technical: 20; Leadership: 6)

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 : $1225

Spring 2021
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
04/05/21 - 05/16/21Tu
7 – 8 p.m. 43
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Mersino, Anthony
Remote Campus
Closed37600
Schedule Notes :

In order to limit our community’s exposure to COVID-19, this course will be conducted remotely, online.

This course is offered in an asynchronous, remote format with optional live, synchronous sessions, held online via Zoom, on Tuesdays from 7:00 to 8:00 pm.

All times listed CST

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

Course Materials :

Course materials are included in the cost of tuition and will be provided in class and via the online Canvas course site.


Summer 2021
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
06/28/21 - 08/08/21Tu
7 – 8 p.m. 43
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Mersino, Anthony
Remote Campus
Open40987
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, on Tuesdays from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Sync session attendance is mandatory unless otherwise stated by the course instructor.

All times listed CST

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

Course Materials :

Course materials are included in the cost of tuition and will be provided in class and via the online Canvas course site.

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