Successful PMP®/CAPM® : Continuing Education Requirements
- You can be certain that PMP/CAPM certification will maintain its prestigious standing worldwide. This is due in part to the Project Management Institute’s tireless commitment to supporting the highest standards and practices of its credentialed members. The Continued Certification Requirements (CCR) program is a vital part of this commitment. It ensures that individuals holding PMP/CAPM certification demonstrate ongoing commitment to professional growth and development, a criterion of all high-end professional organizations.
Information about Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) to maintain your PMP/CAPM status can be found on the CCR Handbook in PMI® website.
You need 60 hours of continuing education related to project management (also referred to as Professional Development Units or PDUs) within 3 years to maintain your PMP/CAPM status.
- A VERY GOOD WAY TO GET CONTINUING EDUCATION PDUs : Although there are several PMI Approved Registered Education Providers that provide PDUs valid for maintaining your PMP/CAPM status, many courses are Very Expensive and may have limited relevance to your job or projects.
A very effective and economical way to get Continuing Education PDUs is reading project management books such as "Project Management with Ease and Purpose, Second Edition