Qualifying Educational Activities

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Activities that qualify for continuing professional education include technical and managerial training. This training must be directly applicable to the assessment of information systems or the improvement of BC and DRP or managerial skills. BCM Institute's requirement to fulfill Job Practice Areas help ensure a proper balance of professional development is attained. Continuing professional education hours related to management skills must be relevant to management of audits and/or audit resources. Continuing professional education hours are not accepted for on-the-job activities unless they fall into a specific qualifying professional education activity. Training in basic office productivity software does not qualify as continuing professional education. Specific activities have annual continuing professional education hour limits. The following categories of qualifying activities and limits have been approved by the Board and are acceptable for continuing professional education: