2015 Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) Program Updates

Answer the Demands of the Profession

Stay Relevant. Advance Your Career. Strengthen the Profession.

This site is a guide to the CCR Program updates made on 1 December 2015. Bookmark this page to stay informed as new information becomes available.

The CCR Program was designed to help you grow and develop with the profession. As the global business environment and project management profession evolves, the program must adapt to provide development of new employer-desired skills.

Employers need project practitioners with leadership and business intelligence skills to support long-range strategic objectives that contribute to the bottom line.

The ideal skill set — the PMI Talent Triangle — is a combination of technical, leadership, and strategic and business management expertise.

On 1 December 2015 the CCR program was updated to place more emphasis on the employer-demanded skills outlined in the PMI Talent Triangle so that you are equipped to remain relevant in a continually changing business environment.

Learn more about skills of the PMI Talent Triangle.

Learn more about CCR Program updates.

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75% 75% of organizations rank leadership skills as the most important for successful navigation of complexity in projects3.
  1. Source: Project Management Talent Gap Report
  2. Source: Pulse of the Profession® In-Depth Study: Talent Management, 2013, PMI
  3. Source: PMI’s Pulse of the Profession In-Depth Report: Navigating Complexity
PMI Talent Triangle

"We as certified practitioners need to be able to deliver consistent, reliable, repeatable and scalable results. Adding the leadership and strategic business management competencies to our CCR requirements supports us in continuing to be the solution that our employers are desperately seeking."

Sarina Arcari
PMP, vice president, special projects, PMI Hampton Roads Chapter