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How to Maintain PMI Certifications with Free Webinar PDUs and Ensure PDUs Are Reported Correctly

If you have earned your project management certification with PMI already, then you would know that satisfying PDUs (short for Professional Development Units) is required as part of maintaining and renewing your Project Management credentials. 

PDUs are one hour blocks of time doing something "project management", by learning, teaching or volunteering. Different certification requires different PDUs. For example, if you are PMP-certified, then you need to earn 60 hours of PDU over a 3 year period. More on what are PDUs here and ways to earn them here.
You probably would have also realized that your PMI membership automatically gives you free access to which has lots of on-demand webinars that you can use to earn your PDUs. If not, now you know :)
Both and uses the same credentials, so you do not need to register another account when using the latter. This post is just to highlight …

You Can PPT Too! (Part Two): Useful Shortcuts With SHIFT

Well, the second part took longer than I thought it would. Hopefully with some down time now, I can get the other parts out sooner.

So onto the main topic, in this article, I will talk about some useful and convenient ppt shortcut features, powered by a simple but useful key - the SHIFT key. Some of these may already be familiar to seasoned Powerpoint masters, but may not be immediately apparent to new users. If you know of any other tricks, I would love to hear from you in the comments :)

Let's start off by running through the more well-known uses for SHIFT:

Selecting Multiple Objects

This should be quite straight forward. Hold down SHIFT key and select your objects, either one by one, or click and drag across the slide canvas to cover the objects you want. To finetune your selection, you can continue holding down SHIFT and click on individual objects that you want to add into or remove from your selection.

Drawing Straight Lines

Hold down SHIFT key and draw your line. It can be vertic…