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As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, the last thing you want to happen is to have your certification suspended. This happens if you do not earn the required 60 Professional Development Units (PDUs) within your three-year recertification cycle. Often, once the stress of taking and passing the [...]
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We Project Managers tend to be very practical people. Otherwise, we probably could never have become Project Managers!
Keep it up…but take note of this quote from the legendary motivational author and speaker Earl Nightingale:
“Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way [...]
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In our current series of PDU Tips we are exploring the many ways you can earn PDUs. Today we look at how you can gain PDUs by creating new project management knowledge.
“New knowledge”? That sounds complicated, doesn’t it? Actually, there is a lot you can do to earn PDUs in this [...]
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n our current series of PDU Tips we are exploring the many ways you can earn PDUs. Today we look at how your day job can contribute to your PDU total.
If you are a project manager this is probably the easiest way to earn free PDUs. You can get up [...]
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As the holder of a Project Management Institute (PMI) credential (except CAPM) you are required to earn a specified number of Professional Development Units (PDUs) to maintain that credential. PMI has developed six categories of PDUs in which one can obtain credits. In this series of PDU Tips we review all six [...]
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You worked hard to earn your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. You studied relentlessly, you passed the exam, and you put in your hours. Surely you’ll do whatever it takes to keep that PMP behind your name once it’s there. But who has time to complete those recertification requirements–60 Professional Development Units [...]
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As a holder of many Project Management Institute (PMI) credential you are required to earn a specified number ofProfessional Development Units (PDUs) to maintain that credential. The number of PDUs to be completed for each three year cycle is dependent upon the type of certification held. Each PDU is equivalent to [...]
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If you are a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, then you know that the acronym PDU stands for Professional Development Unit. Every PMP needs to earn 60 PDUs every 3 years in order to keep his or her certification. Why? The idea behind PDUs is simple: the Project Management Institute (PMI) [...]
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YOU MAY BE CONSIDERING THE POSSIBILITY OF EARNING A CERTIFICATION THIS YEAR…
This is a good thing, and can only help you…and will surely not hurt you (did a little hard work ever hurt anyone?)!
We can provide a gift designed to help you (just request one of our free courses at [...]
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Training to build skills may take us in new directions…but in many ways the new territory will appear to be very familiar. Building new skills enhances us, sharpens us, and enables us to master the basics – which is always the foundation of any success [...]
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Yes you can! Ever since the Project Management Institute (PMI) published the new Category and Structure for Professional Development Units (PDUs) in March of 2011, earning PDUs has become much easier. This ease is especially visible in Category D “Creating New Project Management Knowledge”: Every [...]
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The enclosed summary and attached one-page “printer-friendly” guide reflect the changes to the recertification program(s) implemented by PMI on March 1, 2011.