Program Courses

To earn the Leadership Certificate, students must complete all three courses offered in this program.

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.
Please contact pdp@northwestern.edu for assistance.



Program Course ID Course Title / Description Winter 2024 Spring 2024 Summer 2024
Leadership CertificateLEAD_ART 200-0Strategic Thinking and Leading

Remote Campus
Tu
6:30 – 9 p.m.
Cooper, John

Remote Campus
Tu
6:30 – 9 p.m.
Cooper, John

Remote Campus
Tu
6:30 – 9 p.m.
Cooper, John

Leadership CertificateLEAD_ART 202-0Leaders as Change Agents

Remote Campus
Th
6 – 8:30 p.m.
Ross, Kelly

Leadership CertificateLEAD_ART 204-0Developing People and Teams

Remote Campus
MTh
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Hansen, Bliss

Remote Campus
TuTh
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Hansen, Bliss

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