Professional Development Units (PDU's)

What are PDU's?

Professional Development Units (PDUs) are one-hour blocks of time that you spend learning, teaching others, or volunteering. By accumulating and tracking these over a three-year period you can maintain your certification status with PMI. PDUs are aligned with the PMI Talent Triangle® to assist you in developing the additional skills you need to meet the evolving demands on your profession.

How to submit PDU's?

When you are ready to register your PDUs with, please have the following information ready: Your PMI Number and login for

Where do I find my PDU claim history?

While collecting your required PDUs, you can report and check the number of PDUs you have claimed on PMI® website.

Where do I go to see my PDU standings?

You will see the number of PDUs you earned and the remaining PDUs you have to collect in each category at the dashboard screen on the PMI® CCRS using your PMI® account.

My PDU Standings

What is the PMI Triangle?

The ideal skill set - the TALENT TRIANGLE - is a combination of technical, leadership, and strategic and business management expertise.

PMI Triangle

To help project professionals navigate this changing world of work and embrace smarter ways of working, we’ve updated the sides of the PMI Talent Triangle to now focus on: Ways of Working (formerly Technical Project Management), Power Skills (formerly Leadership), and Business Acumen (formerly Strategic and Business Management).

Comparing the old and new Talent Triangle categories
To report PDUs, go to Continuing Certification Requirements System on PMI.