Do I need to earn my PDUs from PMI Registered Education Providers?

Do I need to earn my PDUs from PMI Registered Education Providers?

Earning your PDUs from PMI REPs (Registered Education Providers) has pros and cons compared to earning PDUs from other sources. One benefit is that the PDU is preapproved by PMI if it can be found in the registered activities database in PMI’s CCRS. The only documentation you will need is your certificate of completion for the course/video. However, you should consider the following before earning PDUs from REPs: […]

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How I renew my PMP using only free PDUs for PMP recertification

How I renew my PMP using only free PDUs for PMP recertification

Here’s how I use only free PDUs for PMP recertification to renew my PMP® every 3 years. I don’t waste time or money paying for more unneeded PDU courses. I get enough real-world professional development and learning from the awesome projects and people I work with. But to renew my PMP, I need to document that I’ve earned certain types of PDUs following PMI’s rules. The PMP renewal rules are complicated, which results in many PMPs paying […]

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PMP PDU – What is a PDU? What are the rules for earning PDUs?

PMP PDU – What is a PDU? What are the rules for earning PDUs?

What is a PMP PDU? In PMI-speak, a PMP PDU is a “Professional Development Unit”, which is equivalent to one hour of project management education or other professional development activities. Why are PDUs important for PMPs? When you renew your PMP (or other PMI certification), you are required to document the hours you have spent in “professional development” activities (such as watching exciting project management videos […]

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