Why would you earn the Six Sigma Green Belt certification, whether you are a certified PM or not? This post highlights some key considerations that can help you decide for yourself. Here are five things to consider – comparing Six Sigma to project management, whether you are PM-certified or not:
Project Management is broad…Six Sigma […]
How often do you get a chance to accomplish two things at the same time – or as the saying goes, “kill two birds with one stone”? Well, you can actually do this quite easily with PDUs. Sometimes I like to get some exercise on the stationary bike – in front of the news – […]
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 PMP® Exam is over, […]
Are you a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Program Management Professional (PgMP)®, or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® in need of Professional Development Units (PDUs)? Then use The Agile PrepCast™ and earn 37 PDUs.
The Agile PrepCast is a PMI-ACP Exam prep video workshop that you download to your smart phone, tablet, or computer. This […]
As a PMP certified project manager you have to earn 60 PDUs every three years to recertify your credential. Each PDU will “cost” you 1 hour of your time. It may sound daunting to think of spending 60 hours on earning PDUs over the next three years but it’s actually very easy.
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 through self-study.
Do you consume a lot of materials like reading articles or books, watching videos or CD ROMs? This is one type of self-study that contributes towards your […]
In 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 to 25% of the […]
[Note: This is an update to the article “10 Easy Ways to Earn PDUs” that was published in July 2010. The update is necessary because PMI changed the categories, structure and policies governing Professional Development Units (PDUs). See http://www.pmi.org/en/GLOBALS/PDU-Updated-Category-Structure-Implementation.aspx.]
PDUs we need and PDUs we want. Professional Development Units (PDUs) dominate our minds, our […]
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 categories and give […]
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 one hour of effort. […]