In the top section, you will include your name and the start and stop date of your professional development reporting period to you manager (e.g., quarterly, semi-annually, annually, other – whatever your manager desires).
In the bottom section, you will enter your professional development completed. For the Activity Type column, there is a pull-down menu with options in the cells to select and then you can describe the activity in more detail in the next column.
Next you add your start date and end date of the activity, and for the last column, you can annotate if the activity is eligible for certification PDUs per the Log of Continuing Education Credits Form on the renewing certification page (https://www.incose.org/systems-engineering-certification/after-certification/renewing-certification).
Activities to increase your professional development knowledge in the PDP can earn Certification PDUs. Here are the INCOSE Certification PDU activities that can be earned through the PDP (these are available via the Activity Type pull-down menu):
- Technical Society Participation
- Attend non-peer-reviewed Professional Technical Society event
- Attend peer-reviewed Professional Technical Society event
- SE Course Work & Publication
- Complete a technical graduate level course
- Attend educational course, tutorial, or seminar
- Consume SE-related media, including journal article, book, video, or audio.
The other Activity Type via the pull-down menu that is not eligible for certification PDUs are “Participating in a Mentoring / Coaching session.”
This Professional Development Completion Report can also be used to transfer information to the Certification Log of Continuing Education Credits. The following information is requested in the Professional Development Completion Form:
- Current Professional Development Period (From Date) & (To Date)
- * Activity Type
- * Activity Description
- * Start Date of Activity
- End Date of Activity
- Certification PDU Credits?
The user may mark the “Certification PDU Credits?” column for PDP activities aligned with the Certification PDU list to keep their manager informed some of these apply to their certification renewal. They can then copy the respective
information they have in the columns with the annotated bullets (“*”) to their Log of Continuing Education Credits.
Download the Professional Development Completion Report Excel file