Bill Holmes, PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-RMP, PMI-PBA, PMI-SP, & LSSGB

Continuing Education in Project Management

It is common for professional fields to encourage or require continuing education. In project management, continuing education is crucial for maintaining the professional certifications you earn through the Project Management Institute (PMI). Use this Project Management Academy guide to make it easier to pursue continuing education in project management and maintain your hard-earned PMI certification. …

Erin Aldridge, PMP, PMI-ACP, & CSPO

Earn PDUs as a Project Management Practitioner

Earning a Project Management Institute (PMI) certification is a professional achievement. To keep that hard-earned PMI credential, you must know PMI’s Professional Development Unit (PDU) requirements, including how many PDU credits are needed, how to earn PDU credit, and how to report each PDU claim. For most professionals, the “Work as a Practitioner” PDU is …

Megan Bell

Volunteer PDU Opportunities Near You

Serving as a volunteer to maintain a Project Management Institute (PMI) credential connects you to a professional community while simultaneously earning you Professional Development Units (PDU). You can think of PMI volunteer opportunities as a resource connecting you and your local PMI chapter and giving back to the Project Management profession. On this page: Earning Giving …

Megan Bell

Understanding the Difference Between a PDU and CEU

Documenting your continued efforts to remain current in Project Management skills, tools, and standards is required for maintaining that hard-earned Project Management Professional (PMP)® designation from the Project Management Institute (PMI). PMI uses its Professional Development Unit (PDU) as its measurement for continuing education. To remain an active PMP credential, Project Managers must continuously earn …

Megan Bell

Earn PDUs by Reading

Ever heard the phrase, “reading is fundamental?” It is true and could be expressed further as “reading is fundamental for PMPs.” The Project Management Institute (PMI) manages the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification process, including the tracking of Professional Development Units (PDUs) to maintain any active PMP credentials. Most PMP credential holders think only of …

Megan Bell