General FAQs:

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

Visit the Project Management Institute (PMI)® website for more information.


What are the prerequisites to take either the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® or Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exams?

Please visit www.pmi.org and follow these steps to find out what is required to take the CAPM® certification exam

Step 1. Click "Certification" from the selection bar at the top.

Step 2: Under "Which certification is right for you?" select Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®.

Step 3: On the next page, the CAPM Certification Requirements will be listed.

Please visit www.pmi.org and follow these steps to find out what is required to take the PMP® certification exam

Step 1. Click "Certification" from the selection bar at the top.

Step 2: Under "Which certification is right for you?" select Project Management Professional (PMP)®.

Step 3: On the next page, the PMP Certification Requirements will be listed.


Is Career Academy an REP (Recognized Education Provider)?

All courses are developed and provided by our partner, LookingGlass Development. LookingGlass Development is a PMI® Registered Education Provider (REP) and all PDU/Contact hours are submitted through to PMI® through LookingGlass Development. The LookingGlass Development provider number is 1384.


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

Yes, they do.


Are the exam vouchers included with the courses or course bundles?

No, our courses do not include the exam vouchers, those must be purchased separately.




PDU FAQs:

What is a PDU?

PDU stands for Professional Development Unit.


Are these PDUs valid for certification renewal?

Yes, these PDUs are valid for certification renewal.


What classes can I obtain PDU's and how many PDU's are they worth?
Course Title ID Hours/PDUs Category
Introduction to Project Management PM101 21 Hours/PDUs Category A
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam Prep CAPM1 21 Hours/PDUs Category B
Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep PMP01 21 Hours/PDUs Category A
Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP)® Exam Prep ACP01 21 Hours/PDUs Category B
Risk Management Professional (RMP)® Exam Prep RSK01 14 Hours/PDUs Category B
SCRUM Immersion SCRM2 14 Hours/PDUs Category A
Quality Management PQM01 7 Hours/PDUs Category A
Scope & Requirements Management REQ02 21 Hours/PDUs Category A
Schedule & Cost Control SCHCC 14 Hours/PDUs Category A
Executive Strategy Management ESM01 14 Hours/PDUs Category A

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What Courses are Included With Your Training Product


How do I obtain my PDU's after completing a class?

For Category A Courses:

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 (LookingGlass Development) and/or provider number (1384) and locate the activity.

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".


For Category B Courses:

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 B".

Step 7: Once the amount of PDUs populates, click "Next".

Step 8: Complete the fields marked with an asterisk.

Step 9: Enter "Program/Title Description".

Step 10: Enter "Date Started and Completed".

Step 11: Enter "Hours Completed".

Step 12: Enter the provider name, which is LookingGlass Development.

Step 13: Type the number of PDUs earned for the activity for each credential you have.

Step 14: Click "Submit".

Step 15: If reporting other PDUs click "Report another claim" or "Return to PDU Activity".