Maintain Your Certification
Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) Program
Congratulations! You’ve earned your certification—and you’re ready to take the next step in your career journey. A major part of this journey is staying relevant as the profession evolves.
The CCR program is designed to do just that—keep you focused on employer-demanded skills in the PMI Talent Triangle®, so you stay sharp and competitive throughout your career.
To stay certified, you’ll earn and report professional development units (PDUs.) They are your encouragement and reward for personal and professional career growth and can be earned through a variety of ways. Here’s how!
It’s easier than you think
Depending on your certification, you’ll earn either 30 or 60 PDUs per three-year certification cycle. For example, to maintain your Project Management Professional (PMP)®, you’ll earn 60 PDUs per 3-year cycle. These are broken into 2 categories:
For all details and breakdowns per certification, download our CCR handbook.
Please note: If you hold the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®, you’ll need to retake the exam before the end of your five-year certification cycle. No PDUs are necessary for recertification.