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Elizabeth Ardolino

  • Part-Time Faculty
  • (630) 561-9990
  • Office hours upon request


Dr. Ardolino holds a B.S. in Computer Science, MPM in Project Management, PMP certification, and a PhD in Organization and Management with a specialization in Project Management. She has worked in the information technology, local government, healthcare, and privacy data sectors throughout her professional life. 

She developed the Project Management Certificate Program​ at DePaul University and was the principal instructor of the program for over 10 years.  She was an instructor and professional advisor for students seeking a degree in project management-related fields with the School for New Learning, now known as the School for Continuing and Professional Studies, and currently focuses on Prior Learning Assessments to assist students in moving forward with their academic pursuits.  She continues to teach Project Management courses at the undergraduate level.

Her educational philosophy is simple: Embrace knowledge, share experiences, and maintain passion as a lifelong learner. Embrace failure as a part of the journey to success.​