Northeastern University’s graduate certificate in agile is designed to empower students to explore agile principles and practice and remain up-to-date with current trends in the agile framework. The increasingly important role of agile practitioners and managers is becoming clear as agile business development processes are being adopted by major companies because of its high degree of success in achieving improved time to market, reducing costs, and increasing overall customer satisfaction.
The graduate certificate in agile is led by highly credentialed faculty members that are agile practitioners with decades of experience in helping companies successfully implement agile in their organizations.
Through courses you take online, our agile graduate certificate project management curriculum will give you the opportunity to:
- Develop a strong framework and understanding of the role of agile management
- Develop an understanding of the agile management processes and methodologies
- Develop an understanding of how an agile approach to managing projects can deliver value to the organization
- Develop a personal leadership strategy for success as an agile practitioner
- Develop an agile evaluation plan to measure success
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
|PJM 5900||Foundations of Project Management 1||4|
|PJM 6810||Principles of Agile Project Management||3|
|PJM 6815||Advanced Agile Project Management||3|
|PJM 6820||Agile Implementation and Governance||3|
|PJM 6825||Agile Lean Product Development||3|
Foundations of Project Management (PJM 5900) is for students with less than three years of experience directing or leading project tasks and is recommended for students who do not have a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Project software. Students who do not complete Foundations of Project Management (PJM 5900) take project management elective credits to satisfy the required credits for the program.
|INT 6940||Experiential Learning Projects for Professionals||1-4|
|INT 6943||Integrative Experiential Learning||3|
|PJM 6075||Project Finance||3|
|PJM 6125||Project Evaluation and Assessment||3|
|PJM 6140||Managing Troubled Projects||3|
|PJM 6145||Global Project Management||3|
|PJM 6175||Project Resource Management||3|
|PJM 6180||Project Stakeholder Management||3|
|PJM 6205||Leading and Managing Technical Projects||3|
|PJM 6210||Communication Skills for Project Managers||3|
|PJM 6215||Leading Remote Project Teams||3|
|PJM 6710||Introduction to Program and Portfolio Management||3|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
16 total quarter hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required