Can I earn PDUs from podcasts or YouTube?

Absolutely! Podcasts, or any other type of digital recording such as YouTube, are clearly included in the “Online or Digital Media” category of the CCRS, which is where you report your PDUs. Below you can find a list of podcasts and YouTube channels that you can subscribe to and improve your knowledge while earning PDUs at the same time.

Here is all you’ll need to qualify:

If your certification is… PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-PBA, PMI-ACP, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP
For 1 hour of this activity you can claim the following # of PDUs 1
Documentation needed Date, media format and description of the podcast episode/YouTube video.
PM Podcast

The Project Management Podcast™

Cornelius Fichtner

One of the best podcast resources available, PM Podcast provides bundle of useful podcasts for beginners or experts. Fichtner, PMP, CSM, interviews project managers about how they successfully lead projects, sharing their insights and best practices.

Leadership: 1 PDU Strategic: 1 PDU Technical: 1 PDU Cost: Free Effort: Low Time: Low

The Heartbeat Podcast

The Heartbeat Podcast

Claire Lew

Created by Claire Lew, the CEO of Know Your Team, this podcast features interviews with leaders across various industries and covers a range of topics such as: making tough decisions and advice for new managers.

Leadership: 1 PDU Strategic: 1 PDU Cost: Free Effort: Low Time: Low

To save on effort…

Got a long commute? Download these podcasts to your tablet or smart phone and earn PDUs while you travel.

PM for the Masses

PM for the Masses

Cesar Abeid

Abeid, a certified PMP, has produced over 120 episodes of this podcast. He interviews professionals from around the world to learn how project management principles and best practices can be applied to both work and life.

Leadership: 1 PDU Strategic: 1 PDU Cost: Free Effort: Low Time: Low

Drunken PM Podcast

Drunken PM

David Prior

This podcast is more focused on Agile-related topics, so if you have your PMI-ACP certification it may be a good choice for you. Prior interviews experts on Agile transformations within organizations, advice for scrum masters and product owners, as well as techniques for building successful agile teams.

Leadership: 1 PDU Strategic: 1 PDU Cost: Free Effort: Low Time: Low

To save on effort…

Spending time on chores? Play these podcasts or YouTube playlists while you cook, garden or work on repairs and earn PDUs as you multi-task.

Project Manager YouTube

ProjectManager.com

YouTube

Watch a solid repository of short videos covering project management topics such as: structuring teams, how to be a better listener and crisis management. Great visuals and commentary by Jennifer Bridges, PMP.

Leadership: 1 PDU Strategic: 1 PDU Cost: Free Effort: Low Time: Low