Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a personal commitment made by a project professional to:
IPMA asks from certified project professionals at least 35 hours’ evidence of CPD per annum
To facilitate monitoring and assessing progress for both individuals and member associations and their certification bodies, IPMA has developed a scheme with a set of activities and recommended values for determining hours of continuing professional development.
The scheme is endorsed by the IPMA Executive Board and the Certification and Validation Management Board and can be additionally tailored according to the needs of the national Certification Bodies.
This is how IPMA sees your CPD journey in project management:
a/ non-formal CPD activities – requires separate elaboration and self-reflection