Difference between Contact Hours (CHs) and Professional Development Units (PDUs)
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- 1. Difference between Contact Hours (CHs) and Professional Development Units (PDUs)
2. Introduction PMP certification helps the project managers to manage their team efficiently and achieve their desired goal within definite period of time. Different subcategories of PMP are available based on market demand and aspirants field of interests. 3. 1. The Contact Hours is required before the starting of PMP Exam and whereas PDUs are required after the Exam. 4. 2. In order to become eligible for PMP Exam and a certified trainee you need 35 Contact Hours and to keep the certification valid you need 60 PDUs in every 3 years. 5. 3. You are an eligible candidate to appear PMP Exam if you have 35 contact hours. 6. 4. * A 60 minutes of relevant project management training or instruction include below relevant programs Project Integration management Project Risk Project Procurement Project Budget Project Schedule Project Quality Project Scope Project Communications 7. ** In the other hand PDUs are understand as learning activities One hour of learning is credited as one PDUs. 8. The PMI want you to learn new skills of PMP and use them in practice. These are divided into two major divisions : 1. Education : You need to educate yourself by leaning new skills and PMI courses which also deals with the PDUs. 2. Giving back to profession : This section includes utilizing your knowledge in new projects 9. The institute you are obtaining your CHs must provides : 1. Excellent education 2. Relevant training materials 10. Conclusion In order to go for high quality Contact Hours and PDUs you must go through Reputable education provider. Today many online PMI education provider are available and we have to choose the verified institute with least price.