Certification Details

Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification Requirements (both the PMP & CAPM)

After completion of this course, you receive a certificate that represents:

  • 35 hours of Project Management Professional (PMP) Education. This course addresses the pre-requisite of PM Formal Education needed to pursue a Project Management Institute (PMI) certification such as PMP or also the CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management). 
  • 35 professional development units (PDUs) or 35 hours of educational credits, which are needed for people that already have a professional certification or designation. Professional Associations often need their members to complete ongoing professional training or education, this course delivers 35 hours of recognized professional growth and formal development.

Additional PMI - PMP Background Info:
The PMI is the most popular and accepted Project Management Organization in the world. The PMI publishes a Methodology that is the most globally followed approach for managing projects and also has a suite of professional certifications.

Project Management Professional (PMP) credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP® demonstrates that you have the experience, education, and competency to lead and direct projects. This recognition is seen through increased marketability to employers and higher salary.

To apply for the PMP, you need to have either:

  • A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent) with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.


  • A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

The points above provide an overview on the PMI certification and associated PDUs. For up-to-date information, links to the PMP handbook and complete details, please visit PMI certification webpage at: