Project Management Certification FAQs

General FAQs

Where can I go to get more information about the Project Management Certifications?

What are the prerequisites for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) ® exam?

What are the prerequisites for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam?

Is Career Academy an REP (Recognized Education Provider)?

Do these courses count towards the 35 contact hour requirement for the PMP®?

Are the exam vouchers included with the membership?

What is a PDU?

Are these PDUs valid for certification renewal?

Which membership do I need in order to earn PDUs?



Career Academy is a PMI® Registered Education Provider (REP), provider number 4058.



PDU Series Chart

Series Title REP # ID Hours/PDUs
Introduction to Project Management 4058 IPM101 21
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 12, Strategic = 4, Leadership = 5
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam Prep 4058 CAPMEP01 21
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 14, Strategic = 4, Leadership = 3
Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep 4058 PMPEP01 21
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 14, Strategic = 4, Leadership = 3
Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) ® Exam Prep 4058 ACPEP01 21
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 10, Strategic = 4, Leadership = 7
Risk Management Professional (RMP) ® Exam Prep 4058 RSKEP01 14
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 10, Strategic = 2, Leadership = 2
SCRUM Immersion 4058 SCRM2 14
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 14, Strategic = 0, Leadership = 0
Quality Management 4058 QM01 7
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 2, Strategic = 5, Leadership = 0
Scope & Requirements Management 4058 SRM01 21
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 15, Strategic = 4, Leadership = 2
Schedule & Cost Control 4058 SCHCC 14
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 14, Strategic = 0, Leadership = 0
Executive Strategy Management 4058 ESMGT01 14
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 4, Strategic = 10, Leadership = 0
PRINCE2® Foundation 4058 P2F01 21
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 14, Strategic = 5, Leadership = 2
PRINCE2® Practitioner 4058 P2P01 38
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 26, Strategic = 8, Leadership = 4
ITIL® Foundation 4058 ITSM04 18
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 12, Strategic = 4, Leadership = 2
Managing Project Teams 4058 MPT1 4
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 0, Strategic = 0, Leadership = 4
Strategic Planning Skills 4058 SPS1 4
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 0, Strategic = 4, Leadership = 0
Project Management Skills for Non- Project Managers 4058 NPM1 4
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 2, Strategic = 1, Leadership = 1
ITIL® Orientation 2626 ITSM001V 4
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 0, Strategic = 4, Leadership = 0
ITIL® Practitioner 2626 ITSM501 18
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 18, Strategic = 0, Leadership = 0
ITIL® Managing Across the Lifecycle 2626 ITSM600V 38
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 0, Strategic = 38, Leadership = 0
ITIL® Operational Support & Analysis 2626 ITSM301V 38
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 0, Strategic = 38, Leadership = 0
ITIL® Planning, Protection & Optimization 2626 ITSM304V 38
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 0, Strategic = 38, Leadership = 0
ITIL® Release, Control & Validation 2626 ITSM302B 38
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 0, Strategic = 38, Leadership = 0
ITIL® Service Offerings & Agreements 2626 ITSM303B 38
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 0, Strategic = 38, Leadership = 0
ITIL® Continual Service Improvement 2626 ITSM204B 22
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 0, Strategic = 22, Leadership = 0
ITIL® Design 2626 ITSM203V 22
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 0, Strategic = 22, Leadership = 0
ITIL® Operation 2626 ITSM201BB 22
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 0, Strategic = 22, Leadership = 0
ITIL® Strategy 2626 ITSM205B 22
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 0, Strategic = 22, Leadership = 0
ITIL® Transition 2626 ITSM202V 22
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 0, Strategic = 22, Leadership = 0
COBIT 5 Foundation 2626 COBIT5 18
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 18, Strategic = 0, Leadership = 0
Scrum Developer Certified 2626 ITSM804 16
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 16, Strategic = 0, Leadership = 0
Scrum Master Certified 2626 ITSM810 16
Talent Triangle Breakdown: Technical = 16, Strategic = 0, Leadership = 0


*Career Academy offers various ITIL training courses via its partnership with itSM Solutions, whose provider number is 2626.




How to Redeem Contact Hours/PDUs

Step 1: Go to www.pmi.org and create an account.

Step 2: Apply for your required certification by clicking here.

Step 3: Fill out the form to schedule your certification exam.

After completing your certification exam you can now apply for PDUs

Step 4: Log into your account on the PMI.org website.

Step 5: Click "Report PDU" on the left side.

Step 6: From the drop-down list select "PDU Category A".

Step 7: Select the "Activity Type" drop-down.

Step 8: Click "Next".

Step 9: Type the provider and/or provider number and locate the activity. NOTE: Refer to the course list above to find the correct provider number, or REP.

Step 10: Click "Search" to continue.

Step 11: Select "activity number" to continue.

Step 12: Select "Date Started and Completed".

Step 13: Submit to finish.

Step 14: If reporting other PDUs click "Report another claim" or "Return to PDU Activity".



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