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Project Management Institute (PMI®) Professional Development Units for Continued Certification (PDUs)

If you are a software development professional and you hold a PMI designation (including the new PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP℠), this collocated event is an outstanding resource to help you adhere to PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program.

Better Software Conferences are a Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) for the PMI. The designation as a PMI R.E.P. indicates that an organization has met PMI’s rigorous quality standards and can deliver world-class, effective project management training and education. PMI is the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession, with more than half a million members and credential holders in more than 185 countries.

The program for Better Software Conferences East includes many courses offering the PDUs you need to maintain your credential. Attend one of the ninety-four approved sessions or combine sessions all week to earn up to 44 PDUs. Keep track of all presentations attended throughout the week, and report all PDUs earned by searching for the title in the PMI's Continuing Certification Requirements System (CCRS).  You can download an instructional PDF by clicking here, or you can also pick up a copy at the registration desk during the conference. If you would like more interactive instructions, you can click the image to the right. When the video starts click the "How Do I Claim My PDUs?" section to the right. If you have any further questions please feel free to contact Client Support at 888.268.8770, 904.278.0524, or [email protected].

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Session Title Session Type Number of PDU's Date / Timesort icon
Agile Release Planning, Metrics, and Retrospectives Tutorials 6.75 Nov 11
Problem Solving and Decision Making in Software Development Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
Design Patterns Explained: From Analysis through Implementation Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
Usability Testing in a Nutshell Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
What’s Your Leadership IQ? Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
Acceptance Test-Driven Development: Mastering Agile Testing Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
Twelve Heuristics for Solving Tough Problems—Faster and Better Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
Dealing with Estimation, Uncertainty, Risk, and Commitment Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
Agile Program Management: Networks, Not Hierarchies Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
Requirements Engineering: A Practicum Tutorials 6.75 Nov 11
Congruent Coaching: An Exploration Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
Six Free Ideas to Improve Agile Success Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
Solving Real Problems through Collaborative Innovation Games® Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
Understanding and Managing Change Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
An Introduction to SAFe: The Scaled Agile Framework Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
Configuration Management Best Practices Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
The Developer’s Guide to Test Automation Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
Disciplined Agile Delivery: Extending Scrum to the Enterprise Tutorials 3.75 Nov 11
Agile Project Failures: Root Causes and Corrective Actions Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
Coaching and Leading Agility: A Discussion of Agile Tuning Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
Eight Steps to Kanban Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
The Role of the Agile Business Analyst Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
Design for Testability: A Tutorial for Devs and Testers Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
Measurement and Metrics for Test Managers Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
Essential Patterns of Mature Agile Teams Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
Deliver Projects On Time, Every Time Tutorials 6.75 Nov 12
Continuous Delivery: Rapid and Reliable Releases with DevOps Practices Tutorials 6.75 Nov 12
Accelerated Agile: From Months to Minutes Tutorials 6.75 Nov 12
Security Testing for Test Professionals Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
Keystone Habits of Organizational Agility Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
Planning to Learn and Learning from Delivery: Scrum, Kanban, and Beyond Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
Twelve Risks to Enterprise Software Projects—And What to Do about Them Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
Essential Test-Driven Development Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
Getting Started with Agile: An Experiential Workshop Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
Patterns for Collaboration: Toward Whole-Team Quality Tutorials 3.75 Nov 12
Connecting with Customers Keynotes 1.25 Nov 13
A Year of “Testing” the Cloud for Development and Test Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 13
Validating Assumptions: From Unknown to Known Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 13
To Build Better Software, Build Better Developers and Testers Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 13
Patterns of Effective Teams Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 13
Reading the Tea Leaves: Predicting a Project’s Future Keynotes 1.25 Nov 13
Managing Multiple Teams at Scale with Scrum and Lean Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 13
Make the Cloud Less Cloudy: A Perspective for Software Development Teams Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 13
Oh, WASP! Security Essentials for Web Apps Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 13
Data Collection and Analysis for Better Requirements Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 13
Requirements Elicitation—the Social Media Way Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 13
A Mind-Blowing Exploration on How to Make Better Decisions Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 13
How Experian Revolutionized Product Strategy and Management with Big Data Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 13
Worse Is Better—For Better or for Worse Keynotes 1.25 Nov 14
Power and Empowerment: Understanding the Principles Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 14
Program Management: Collaborating across the Organization Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 14
Continuous Automated Regression Testing to the Rescue Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 14
Contextually-Driven System Architecture Reviews Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 14
Learning to Be a Developer—From Day One Keynotes 1.25 Nov 14
Avoiding Overdesign and Underdesign Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 14
Sprinkle on Just Enough Process Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 14
How to (Effectively) Measure Quality across Software Deliverables Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 14
Building Your Own Personal Brand Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 14
Growing a Learning Organization from the Bottom Up Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 14
Measure Customer and Business Feedback to Drive Improvement Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 14
When Code Cries: Listening to Code Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 14
The Personal A3 Approach for Developing People Concurrent Sessions 1.25 Nov 14