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PDU requirement changes

PMI’s new PDU requirements

For the fall of 2015, The Project Management Institute (PMI) has changed their Professional Development Unit (PDU) requirements for PMP certified project managers interested in renewing their credential. This is according to PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program. The various PDU categories from before have remained the same; however, the maximum and minimum quantities of […]

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Claiming PDUs by working as a project manager

I have some good news and some bad news. The bad news is this: unless you’re one of the elite rich, you’re probably going to have to work for a living. The good news is, if you’re a PMP certified project manager working in the field of project management, you can claim several hours of […]

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PMI Today, February 2011

An overview of PMI’s new PDU category structure

Important note: As of the fall of 2015, PMI has changed the requirements for the maximum and minimum number of PDUs that may be earned in the various PDU categories. For information about these changes, please check out this post. In the February issue of PMI Today the Project Management Institute (PMI) introduced its new […]

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The Project Management Institute (PMI)

Volunteering for PDUs

All project managers certified as Project Management Professionals (PMPs) by the Project Management Institute (PMI) are required to earn a total of sixty Professional Development Units (PDUs) every three calendar years. I might be speaking for myself, but I’m sure that I’m not alone in that the three-year deadline for earning those PDUs is always […]

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PMI’s Registered Education Provider (REP) program

The PMI Registered Education Provider (REP) program is a training provider certification program run by PMI for providers that issue Professional Development Units (PDUs) for project management training courses. The REP program was created to enhance the ongoing professional development of PMI’s members, PMI-credentialed members (PMPs, PgMPs, CAPM holders, and so on) and other project […]

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What are PDUs?

PDUs are Professional Development Units, necessary for maintaining Project Management Institute (PMI)-certified credentials. They are a part of PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program. One PDU is worth one hour of project management training, though there are some exceptions to this rule. PMPs and other PMI credential holders can claim PDUs by visiting PMI’s web […]

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