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7 PDU PMP Advanced Skills RDS Domain I: Project Initiating Skills

7 PDU PMP Advanced Skills RDS Domain I: Project Initiating Skills

Real World Project Management Part 1: 6 Critical Skills Required for Effective Initiation of Projects (7 PDUs)

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Course Prerequisite: PMP certified


PDU CREDITS (Category B): 7

The distribution of PDUs in our courses is provided in compliance with the new PMI Talent Triangle as follows:

  • Technical Project management: 4-PDU
  • Leadership: 1.5-PDU
  • Strategic and Business Management: 1.5-PDU


This is a 100% self-paced online course, allowing you to study anywhere, anytime! Due to its flexibility, it is perfect for busy professionals. Furthermore, the cost of completing this course and earning valuable professional development units (PDUs) is far lower than most of other continuing education options!

Course Overview

Designed for junior and intermediate project managers, this course provides students with a practical approach to the advanced project-management skills required for master-level proficiency. The course content is based on the latest PMI studies PMBOK® Guide, including the best practices currently utilized by project managers in the global market. By gaining familiarly with these practices, you will develop needed skills that senior project managers utilize on a day-to-day basis. Try our free PDU course trial and see for yourself how this course can strengthen your project-management skills and further your professional career!

Course Description

This course's activities include a mix of interactive audio-narrated presentations, self-assessment surveys on best practices in project management, and mini-case examples.

Focusing on the results from PMI's most recent global Role Delineation Study (RDS), the course topics cover each of the first 6 process tasks listed within Domain I of the RDS. Since the results of the latest RDS can affect examination content and qualification criteria, we utilized this information to ensure that our course materials and PDU credits were 100% compliant with PMI standards.

Learning Objectives

After completing this PDU course online, you will be able to:

  • Describe each of the 6 tasks listed in the latest PMI RDS for initiating projects
  • Understand how these tasks are completed using the best practices and principles highlighted in the PMBOK® Guide latest edition
  • Identify your current weaknesses and develop strategies to close skill gaps
  • Demonstrate proficiency with new skills by answering PMP situational examination questions and solving problems presented in mini-case examples

Course Modules

In addition to providing students with the most recent compliant and accurate information, the course topics help students connect the dots between the RDS, the new 2013 PMP situational examination questions, and the new PMBOK® Guide .

Recognized worldwide for categorizing and listing the critical tasks completed daily by project managers, the RDS is responsible for keeping PMI's certification program as current and effective as possible.

The course is articulated around the following 6 key tasks:

- RDS Domain I, Task 1: Performing Project Assessment

- RDS Domain I, Task 2: Defining The High-Level Scope

- RDS Domain I, Task 3: Performing Key Stakeholder Analysis

- RDS Domain I, Task 4: Identifying and Documenting High-Level Risks, Assumptions, and Constraints

- RDS Domain I, Task 5: Developing The Project Charter

- RDS Domain I, Task 6: Obtaining Approval For The Project Charter

Earn Your PDUs Easily

As you complete learning activities, your course certificate will update in real time. Once all tests are passed, your course certificate can be printed immediately. These tests can be retaken as many times as needed to achieve a passing score.

When you complete a PDU course with PMCAMPUS.com you will be receiving a certificate of course completion in fulfillment of continuing education requirements. Simply report your course on PMI CCRS website to earn PDUs in the category "Course or Training" (aka Category B PDUs).

Included With This Online Course:

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Frequently Asked Questions

If I need more time can I purchase an extension to the PDU courses?

  • Absolutely. We offer a 90 day extension that students can purchase at a very affordable price, within one year of your original purchase if they feel that they need more time. Here is a link to our website PDU extension page so you can review all the details: http://pmcampus.com/pduco90daex.html

Which category of PDU courses do I earn from PMCAMPUS.com?

  • When you complete a PDU course with PMCAMPUS.com you will be receiving a certificate of course completion in fulfillment of continuing education requirements. Simply report your course on PMI CCRS website to earn PDUs in the category "Course or Training" (aka Category B PDUs).

More questions about getting started and all the ways to earn PDUs?

  • We have many more FAQs and getting started tutorials, all located in our PMCAMPUS online helpdesk, and from there you can get in touch with our team should you need further assistance. Use the following link for direct access: https://pmcampus.zendesk.com/forums

Technical Requirements

Minimum Hardware requirements:

  • Pentium IV with 128 MB memory or higher / Mac PowerPC or higher
  • Operating system: Windows NT, XP, Vista, 2000, 2003, 7, 8 / Macintosh OS9, OSX
  • Internet Browsers: MS Internet Explorer version 7 or higher, Safari version 4 or higher, or Firefox version 2 or higher
  • Internet connection: Preferably a high-speed or broadband connection; 56k modem at a minimum
  • Monitor

Minimum Software and Settings requirements

  • Flash Player 6 (or higher) - this free player is required for course navigation
  • PDF Reader - this free reader is required to view course materials


  • Enable pop-up windows (i.e., a browser setting).
  • For best viewing change your monitor settings to: 1024 x 768, and True Color 32-bit or better.
  • Toolbars, such as the ones provided by Google and Yahoo (among others), may impede the functionality of our courses. If that is the case, disable the toolbar.
  • Corporate or personal firewalls must allow access to the course. Contact your IT department or support person if you suspect your firewall is preventing access.
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Course Features Summary

  • Certificate of 7 PDUs - claim it online using PMI CCRS in the category "Course or Training".
  • Multimedia lessons, exercises and quizzes.
  • 90 days unlimited access, 24/7 (start date is date of first login)
  • Online helpdesk
  • Content updated and aligned to the most recent PMBOK® Guide