Professional Competency Unit (PCU)©

The Management and Strategy Institute issues Professional Competency Units for all exams taken through Members are issued ten (10) Professional Competency Unit (PCU)’s for each scheduled hour of a certification exam.  Professional Competency Unit (PCU)’s earned are printed on transcripts mailed to a member after the completion of the certification exam.


Professional Competency Unit (PCU)©
Defined as:
1) 10 units of training for each one (1) allotted hour of a certification exam, with a passing score, through the Management and Strategy Institute.
2) 10 units of training for each one (1) allotted training hour of training material provided through the Management and Strategy Institute, not to exceed 3 training hours with the completion of certification exam with passing score.

Professional Competency Unit (PCU)’s provide evidence of completion of continuing education units (CEUs) on a 1-to-1 conversion basis unless otherwise determined by MSI or the accepting body of the CEU.

As with any form of continuing education unit’s, an employer or other organization must decide on an individual basis whether to honor CEU’s or PCU’s from a training provider.  MSI PCU’s are recognized by businesses, trainers, and employers worldwide and can only be awarded by Management and Strategy Institute Authorized Providers.

Copyright & Trademark:
Professional Competency Unit (PCU)© is a federal copyright & trademark of Management and Strategy Institute.
Copyright#:  TX 7-922-829

Presentation Flyer:
PCU Flyer [.pdf]