Menu 2015 Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) Program UpdatesImportant Information for Chapters and R.E.P.s.

Important Information for Chapters and R.E.P.s.

Stay Relevant and Advance 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 active PMI certification holders grow and develop with the profession. As the global business environment and project management profession evolves, the program was adapted to provide development of new employer-desired skills.

PMI Talent Triangle

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. This ensures PMI certification holders 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.

Learn what you need to do to prepare.

PMI Talent Triangle
4 in 5 4 in 5 organizations report difficulty in finding qualified talent to fill open project management positions2.
  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

“As chapter leaders, we must go first. Get your CCR requirements aligned yourself… Tout the benefits of these changes to your members and help them realize the global power and support that comes along with being a member of PMI and being a certification holder in good standing.”

Sarina Arcari
PMP, vice president, special projects,PMI Hampton Roads Chapter
(Virginia,USA)

How do the changes impact certification holders and their PDUs? Download a checklist by cycle.