PDUs, Contact Hours & Fees
PDUs and Contact Hours
Both the Mentor and/or Mentee, if they are a PMP, can each earn PDUs as follows:
* The maximum PDUs for the actual mentoring are 9. The minimum PDUs that can be earned for this program is 11 for mentoring meetings and the mandatory training
** At least 1 PDU is defined as 1 hour of face to face or phone conversation between the mentor and mentee. *EMAIL conversation is not considered eligible for PDUs.
*** Other PMI sessions or other training activities will not be eligible for mentoring PDUs.
**** The closure program is a face to face meeting to celebrate learnings and redefine the mentoring relationship.
No. Unfortunately, mentoring programs do not qualify for the 35 contact hour requirement. This portion of the PMP Certification examination application is specifically focused on structured learning programs addressing specific PM knowledge areas exemplified by a classroom setting. A classroom setting specifically focuses this portion of the PMP Certification examination application on structured learning programs addressing specific PM knowledge areas exemplified.
At the mentoring training session, tracking forms will be distributed and their usage explained. Each mentor /mentee will submit their tracking forms to the mentoring coordinator for verification. PDUs will be awarded at the END of the program. Note that mentor or mentee must still submit their PDU’s to PMI as per normal PMI procedures to claim your PDUs.
Upon completion of the mentoring program and receipt of your certificate from TORONTO and you submit your PDUs through the normal PMI procedures.
You can only earn 15 PDUs for the actual Mentoring program. If you put in more than 9 hours, you still will be able to claim 9 PDUs only. If you put in less than 9 hours you could claim 0 (yes zero).
The following activities are considered eligible for PDUs: time spent together by both Mentor and Mentee, such as face-to-face meetings & telephone conversation.
The following activities are not considered eligible for PDUs; preparation work, emails, reading, attending other training or courses and travelling.
All PDUs earned during the mentoring program are category 3 (three). A detailed list of Processes, Knowledge Areas, Program Numbers, etc. will be distributed to the program participants during the training session.
No credits will be awarded from the chapter for the mentoring program. You may be able claim some of the hours as a Self-Directed Learning activity category.
The fee covers the administrative costs associated with the program.
The fee is $50 + HST for mentor and for mentee. Credit card payment is preferred and facilities will be provided for online payment thru the TORONTO PMI web site.
The fee is $50 + HST for mentors and for mentees, the fee is to cover training and administration. Feedback from previous programs indicates equal value is received from the program by mentors and mentees.
Only those mentors and mentees that are matched and have signed the participation agreement are charged the fee.
Your fee will not be taken until you have been accepted into the program and have received a notification and information about your partner for the program. Your money will NOT be refunded after the mentor/mentee training session has occurred.
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