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PMPs Earn PDUs for PM Articles

Project Management Professionals (PMPs) must earn 60 PDUs every three years to keep their certification. You can earn some of these PDUs by writing project management-related articles. Here's the lowdown.


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Did you know as a Project Management Professional can earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) for writing project management-related articles? Ever since the Project Management Institute published the new Category and Structure for Professional Development Units (PDUs) in March 2011, earning PDUs has become much easier. This ease is especially visible in Category D “Creating New Project Management Knowledge”: Every hour that you spend creating or presenting new project management knowledge counts as one PDU.

This means that if you decide to write a project management-related article and you invest three hours in writing it then you have just earned three PDUs.…



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