PMI Changes PDU And Continuing Education Requirements

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced that they will be changing their continuing education requirements as it relates to Professional Development Units (PDUs).

Effective 1 December 2015, the CCR program will be aligned to the following employer-identified skills:

  • Technical project management – Knowledge, skills and behaviors related to specific domains of Project, Program and Portfolio Management.
  • Leadership – Knowledge, skills and behaviors specific to leadership-oriented, cross-cutting skills that help an organization achieve its business goals.
  • Strategic and business management – Knowledge of and expertise in the industry or organization that enhances performance and better delivers business outcomes.

PMP / PgMP / PfMP / PMI-PBA Changes

30 PDUs made up of:

  • At least eight (8) in Technical Project Management
  • At least eight (8) in Leadership
  • At least eight (8) in Strategic and Business Management
  • A minimum of thirty-five (35) total from the above areas
  • A maximum of twenty-five (25) for volunteering , creating knowledge, and no more than eight (8) for working as a professional

PMI-ACP / PMI-RMP / PMI-SP Changes

60 PDUs made up of:

  • At least four (4) in Technical Project Management
  • At least four (4) in Leadership
  • At least four (4) in Strategic and Business Management
  • A minimum of eighteen (18) total from the above areas
  • A maximum of twelve (12) for volunteering , creating knowledge, and no more than four (4) for working as a professional

As always, Passionate Project Management is your partner in achieving and maintaining your PMI credentials! We will have a full range of PDU modules available soon complying with all of the new requirements!

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  1. Learntek on January 7, 2016 at 5:04 am

    good post!! Thanks for sharing.

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