Program Courses

To earn a project management certificate, students must successfully complete the following courses depending on which track of study they choose:

  1. Applied Project Management Certificate: complete the Core Course (PROJ_PMI 402-0 or PROJ_PMI 402-DL) only
  2. Essentials of Project Management Certificate: complete the Core Course (PROJ_PMI 401-0 or PROJ_PMI 401-DL) and two Electives
  3. Certificate in Agile Practices: complete the Core Course (PROJ_PMI 403-0) and two Electives

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Annual Schedule

Expand the annual schedule lists below to see which quarters each project management class is typically offered in.

Project Management Annual Schedule - Core Courses

CORE COURSES
FALL WINTER SPRING SUMMER
PROJ_PMI 401-0 Essentials of Project Management (On Campus/Remote) X X X X
PROJ_PMI 401-DL Essentials of Project Management (Online) X X X X
PROJ_PMI 402-0 Applied Project Management (On Campus/Remote) X X X X
PROJ_PMI 402-DL Applied Project Management (Online) X X X X
PROJ_PMI 403-0 Agile for Practitioners X X X X

Project Management Annual Schedule - Elective Courses

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 300-0 Managing Global Teams X X

PROJ_PMI 302-0 Leading Change in Healthcare: Process Improvement (DMAIC Methodology) 

*New Elective Course*

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 X

Attribution

PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PMI-ACP, and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Course Registration



PDP courses are offered online, remotely, and on-campus in accordance with University guidelines . 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. 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 Fall 2022
Project ManagementPROJ_PMI 204-0Developing People and Teams

Remote Campus
TuTh
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Dickman, Alyssa

Project ManagementPROJ_PMI 211-0Soft Skills for Project Managers

Remote Campus
MTh
6 – 9 p.m.
Barnes, Lisa-Ann

Project ManagementPROJ_PMI 300-0Managing Global Teams

Remote Campus
MW
6 – 8:30 p.m.
Ryali, Balajirao

Project ManagementPROJ_PMI 302-0Leading Change in Healthcare

Chicago Campus
ThF
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Knoten, Claire

Leonard, Amy

Chicago Campus
ThF
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
TBA

Project ManagementPROJ_PMI 315-DLRisk Management (Online)

Online
Asynch
Asynch
Melo (DeMelo), Alex (Alexandre)

Project ManagementPROJ_PMI 360-0Agile Estimating and Planning

Remote Campus
MTh
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Mersino, Anthony

Project ManagementPROJ_PMI 401-0Essentials of Project Management (Remote)

Chicago Campus
WThF
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
TBA

Remote Campus
MTh
6 – 8 p.m.
Barnes, Lisa-Ann

Project ManagementPROJ_PMI 401-DLEssentials of Project Management (Online)

Online
Asynch
Asynch
Barnes, Lisa-Ann

Project ManagementPROJ_PMI 402-0Applied Project Management (Remote)

Remote Campus
Tu
5:45 – 8:45 p.m.
Larson, Karen

Project ManagementPROJ_PMI 402-DLApplied Project Management (Online)

Online
Asynch
Asynch
Baumgartner, Daniel C.

Online
Asynch
Asynch
TBA

Project ManagementPROJ_PMI 403-0Agile for Practitioners

Remote Campus
MTh
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Mersino, Anthony

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