TOPIC: Can I use PDUs from PrepCast for my continuing education PDUs?

Can I use PDUs from PrepCast for my continuing education PDUs? 3 weeks 5 days ago #23113

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Good evening,

I earned my PMP yesterday, thanks in no small part to PMPrepCast. I am very grateful for your excellent program. However, I have a question about PDUs.

I took an in-person PMP Bootcamp (Pre COVID when we could still do such things) worth 35 PDUs prior to using PrepCast, and it was those 35 PDUs I used for my application. After the bootcamp and after getting my PMP Application approved, I completed the PrepCast video series and used the testing simulator.

Can I use those 35 PDUs from PrepCast toward my 60 PDU requirement to maintain my certification? Or do I have to complete some discrete "Continuing Education" programs for my PDUs?

Thanks!

Can I use PDUs from PrepCast for my continuing education PDUs? 3 weeks 5 days ago #23117

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Unfortunately, you cannot.

PDUs can only be earned AFTER you pass the exam. And since you watched and used the PrepCast lessons to prepare for the exam, you cannot "double dip".

May I recommend The Free Project Management Podcast instead? Please visit www.pm-podcast.com/free to subscribe and www.pm-podcast.com/pdu to learn about how it qualifies for PDUs.
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Can I use PDUs from PrepCast for my continuing education PDUs? 3 weeks 4 days ago #23148

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This response seems to differ from your instructions here: hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/1/5/3/153df53daf3f0b5...cca4b580ef1c810258ca
Under what circumstance do those instructions work?

Can I use PDUs from PrepCast for my continuing education PDUs? 3 weeks 4 days ago #23149

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Those instructions are for those who purchase The PM PrepCast AFTER they have passed their PMP exam and use the PrepCast EXCLUSIVELY to earn their PDUs.

And since you purchased it before your exam and used the lessons in your exam prep you cannot claim them.
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Can I use PDUs from PrepCast for my continuing education PDUs? 3 weeks 4 days ago #23150

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Thanks much! Makes sense!

Can I use PDUs from PrepCast for my continuing education PDUs? 1 week 2 days ago #23407

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Hi Cornelius,

For the premium pdu podcast, are there pre-recorded interviews that I can access? Or I have to wait for the next available interview?

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@MM

Hmmmm.... Before I answer, allow me to ask a clarifying question because the way you phrased yours makes me think that there are two possible asnwers:

Option 1: Are you asking about The PDU Podcast which is at www.pducast.com

Option 2: Are you asking about The PM Podcast which is at www.project-management-podcast.com

The answer I give depends on which one you actually mean. Thanks for clarifying.
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It’s the pducast I think, to renew my pmp certification. Did I answer your question!?

Can I use PDUs from PrepCast for my continuing education PDUs? 1 week 1 day ago #23426

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I’m not sure if my previous reply went through. I’m referring to the pducast to renew my PMP certification. Thanks Cornelius.

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@MM,

Your previous message did come through, but you weren't logged in (guest mode) and so it had to be approved for publication first.

So The PDU Podcast at www.pducast.com gives you the following options:

Option 1: This is the monthly subscription where your card is charged a monthly fee and every month you will gain access to the next webinar. The webinars are made available to you in the order that they are listed on this page here www.pducast.com/product/webinars - So no matter when you subscribe you always get them in this order. Month after month. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Option 2: This is the annual subscription. Same as option 1, but your card only gets charged once a year. You can unsubscribe at any time, but will receive webinars until the current paid period ends. (So if you unsubscribe in month 14 you will continue to receive all webinar up to month 24 because you already paid for those).

Option 3: If you need PDUs "right now" then you can opt to simply purchase all webinars from year 1, year 2 or year 3. You will get immediate access to all webinars from that year.

Before you order, please review this page here www.pducast.com/product to check up on which webinars are in year 1, 2 and 3. In particular I want to point out this statement here: "Please note That the PDU Podcast does not cover the 8/8/8 minimum required by the talent triangle."
Until Next Time,
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