Olby Shaju , PMP, PfMP, SAFe SPC, MCP – MSP and Project Server 2013

PMI-PDU’s CCR Changes for PMP/ PgMP/PfMP/PMI-PBA from 1 Dec 2015

Posted on May 7, 2015 by Olby | Project Management

60 PDU Categories are broken down into 2 major categories:

  • Education – Need to get 35 PDU’s minimum through these sub categories
    1. 8 PDU’s from Technical1
    2. 8 PDU’s from Leadership2
    3. 8 PDU’s from Business/ Strategic3
    4. Remaining 11 PDU’s cane be from any area’s from above.
  • Giving Back – Need to get 25 PDU’s minimum through
    1. Volunteering
    2. Knowledge creation
    3. As working Professional (8 Maximum)

1Definition: Knowledge, Skills and behaviors related to specific domains of projects, programs and portfolio management.


  • Requirements Gathering Techniques
  • Project Controls and Scheduling
  • Risk Management
  • Scope Management

2Definition: Knowledge, Skills and behaviors specific to leadership-oriented, cross cutting skills that help an organization achieve its business goals.


  • Negotiation
  • Motivation
  • Giving/ Receiving Feedback
  • Team Building

3Definition: Knowledge of and expertise in the industry or organization that enhances performance an better delivers business outcomes.


  • Strategic Planning/ Alignment
  • Contract Management
  • Finance
  • Operations Functions – e.g. Marketing, Legal…

Reference to Details and Webinar: http://www.pmi.org/certification/ccr-updates-pra.aspx#webinar