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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 345-DL : Practical Project Planning


Description

The effective project manager is able to create an effective set of project plans that communicate the work, assignments, decision-making flows, and risks to the project sponsor, stakeholders, and team members. These plans must be at the level appropriate to manage the risk of the project, and at the same time be understandable by the project team, and easy-to-maintain as the project progresses.

During this 6-week workshop, designed for project managers, you will complete a comprehensive set of project plans, learning and applying practical techniques. Using hands-on activities, case studies, and your own projects, you will improve your planning capabilities and:

Total Professional Development Units (PDUs): 16 (Technical: 12; Leadership: 2; Strategic: 2)

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:

Students are required to have completed Essentials of Project Management (formerly Project Management for Practitioners), Applied Project Management (formerly Project Management for Professionals), Agile Practices (formerly Agile for Project Management Professionals), or carry CAPM®, PMP® or PMI-ACP® Certification.

Students will need a laptop able to edit Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files, and are expected to participate heavily in course discussions, group activities, and individual activities.

Tuition : $775

Winter 2020
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
02/03/20 - 03/15/20Asynch
Asynch 50
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Barnes, Lisa-Ann
Online
Closed27815
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.


Summer 2020
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
07/27/20 - 09/06/20Asynch
Asynch 50
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Barnes, Lisa-Ann
Online
Closed
Course Materials :

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

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