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Lets use this question to list all possible ways to earn PDUs. Please moderator covert this question in a community post.

Summary of all the answers:

  • PMI Chapter regular meetings (2 PDUs per meeting)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification (25 PDUs, cost about $250)
  • Write an article or paper
  • Take a PMI quiz
  • Volunteer
  • Take a class
  • Attend a seminar
  • Self education
  • Give a presentation

Complete List from the PMI Organization

I will pick as the right answer the one that get's the most votes.

  • PMI's handbook contains a list of pretty much all the ways to earn PDUs, by category... – ashes999 Feb 9 '11 at 12:27
  • SSGB will give you exactly 25PDU :) – yegor256 Feb 9 '11 at 18:41
  • Related - pm.stackexchange.com/q/1871/34 – jmort253 May 6 '11 at 6:19
  • Do you know that you can watch a movie and add 4 PDU for that? Starnge but true. Of course, you need to be precise what you have learned from that movie. – Chris Jul 7 '11 at 12:23
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  • write an article or paper
  • take a PMI quiz
  • volunteer
  • take a class
  • attend a seminar
  • self education
  • give a presentation
  • Look here
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Some employers are certified training providers with PMI. If they are, you can often take internal training classes at work and register them for PDUs.

  • Hi SchwartzE, Do you know if PMI will have to list them in their forum for the employer to give give the PDUs? I am just curios how to find out? – Geo Feb 9 '11 at 18:03
  • Our company's training program registers and has a code to enter into the PMI site to register the PDUs. I'm guessing if you contact PMI and give them your employer, they can look it up. – SchwartzE Feb 10 '11 at 21:19
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Six Sigma Green Belt certification will give you 25 PDUs. It costs around $250 and can be passed online.

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Participate on this site. You can claim PDUs under Category C (self-directed learning); I myself claimed around 4-5 PDUs already from spending time on this site. (You can use RescueTime to track how long you're here.)

More details are listed on my blog post about this topic.

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Simply being a PM earns you PDU's. I believe it is 5 PDU's per year.

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