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

CORE COURSES
FALL WINTER SPRING SUMMER
PROJ_PMI 401-0 Essentials of Project Management (On Campus) X X X X
PROJ_PMI 401-DL Essentials of Project Management (Online) X X
PROJ_PMI 402-0 Applied Project Management (On Campus) 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
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.

Fall quarter will commence on September 21. Courses will be 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 Fall 2021 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 and update their emergency contact information in CAESAR before registering for Fall 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.




Online registration for noncredit Professional Development Programs will be unavailable Saturday, October 16 at 8:00 am - 7:00 pm CST. and Sunday, October 17 at 6:00 am - 12:00 pm CST.
To register for a course, please email onlinereg@northwestern.edu .


PROJ_PMI 211-0 : Soft Skills for Project Managers


Description

The effective project manager possesses deep interpersonal skills and is able to use their skills to lead their project teams to deliver results. This workshop will help you improve the essential skills needed to be an effective project manager such as communication, relationship-management, conflict resolution, decision-making, and team motivation. Format includes lecture, case studies/group activities, discussions and Q & A.

Total Professional Development Units (PDUs): 12 (Technical: 1; Leadership: 9; Strategic: 2)

 

Required Course Preparation:

Students must read the Introduction and Chapters 1-3 of Interpersonal Skills for Portfolio, Program, and Project Managers by Ginger Levin prior to the first day of class.

 

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:

This course is offered during the Fall and Spring quarters.

Tuition : $795

Fall 2021
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
11/29/21 - 12/08/21MW
6 – 9 p.m. 42
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Barnes, Lisa-Ann
Remote Campus
Open10896
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 to 9:00 pm. Sync session attendance is mandatory unless otherwise stated by the course instructor.

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

All times listed CST

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.

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