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 (A) register for your course, (B) complete an acknowledgment of Northwestern University's Student Expectations and COVID-19 Code of Conduct in CAESAR, AND (C) update your emergency contact information . Current students with an active NetID must complete their student acknowledgment in CAESAR before registering for courses. New students must complete their student acknowledgment in CAESAR within 48 hours of enrollment before official registration can be finalized.
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PROJ_PMI 300-0 : Managing Distributed Teams: Adaptive Project Management


One of the critical challenges facing project managers today is managing a team that is distributed locally or globally. Distributed teams consist of project team members who work together on a project but are not located in the same physical location. Collaborating remotely is now part of daily work for many project team members.

Distributed teams must develop adaptive ways of working in a virtual setup to work productively from any location with well-defined rules of engagement.

This 4-week course, designed for project managers and project team members, addresses challenges associated with distributed teams and provides innovative solutions to minimize project disruptions. Using lectures, HBR articles, discussions, and group exercises, students learn how to effectively project manage a distributed team using communication protocols and collaboration tools, roles and responsibilities, decision rights and influence, and business knowledge and judgement capabilities.

Additional Information:

This remote course is offered during the Spring and Fall terms.

Tuition : $830

Spring 2024
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
04/29/24 - 05/22/24MW
6 – 8 p.m. 42
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Ryali, Balajirao
Remote Campus
Schedule Notes :

This course will be conducted remotely, online.

This course has required live, synchronous sessions, held online via Zoom on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Sync session attendance is mandatory unless otherwise stated by the course instructor.

All times listed CST

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