4 Latest Updates on PMP PDUs Requirements
For PMP certification renewal, you’re required to earn 60 PDUs. And now comes latest updates related to PDUs requirements that you should look at to make your certification maintenance go as smooth. The whole framework of the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) programs are still the same (The CCR program classifies how to earn 60 PDUs for your credential maintenance). And as before, you will earn PDUs by the Education and Giving back categories.
So what is new? How the number of PDUs in the two categories are regulated will be different, which is specified as below and comes into effect from December 1st 2015.
1. Previously, this category required none of limitations to the education hours (neither minimum nor maximum). But now, 35 PDUs at least are the required hours.
2. Out of 35 PDUs for education, you will need each 8 hours at min allocated for each skill of ‘technical’, ‘leadership’, and ‘strategic business management skills’. And as per PMI, 11 left hours can be arranged for any of the above skills provided that you satisfy at least 8 hours.
Giving back category:
3. The maximum hours for this category used to 45. Now you’re required to earn 25 PDU at most.
4. In which, you need the maximum of 8 hours for the skill of ‘working as a professional. Meanwhile, ‘volunteering’ and ‘creating knowledge skills don’t need a max, but they cannot be more than 25 PDUs in total because they are of ‘Giving back’ category.
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