Project Management Maturity Model, 3rd Edition

Book Description

Following in the tradition of its bestselling predecessors, Maturity Model, Third Edition provides a roadmap for improving project success and boosting . This edition presents new and revised material based on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, Fifth Edition (PMBOK® Guide). Chapters are based on the 10 knowledge areas specified in PMI’s standard.

A cornerstone of the author’s organization, PM Solutions, has been the Project Management Maturity Model (PMMMSM). This book fully describes the model to provide you with a comprehensive tool to improve your organization’s project management practices. The book covers the areas critical to organizational improvement, including the project management , management oversight, and professional development. After reading this book, you will understand how to:

  • Determine the maturity of your organization’s project management processes and use that information to address business needs
  • Map a logical path to organization-wide process improvement
  • Set priorities for short-term process improvement
  • Assess the need for a project management office
  • Track progress against your project management improvement plan
  • Build and sustain a culture of project management excellence

The book provides you with a conceptual framework to optimize specific project management processes and boost the capabilities of your organization. It presents best practices for determining portfolio maturity, setting short-term priorities, improving portfolio management processes, and tracking progress. It also includes a checklist for assessing your organization’s project management maturity as well as an updated version of PM Solutions’ Project Portfolio Management Maturity Model.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Describing Project Management Maturity
Chapter 2: Definitions of Maturity Levels
Chapter 3: Project Integration Management
Chapter 4: Scope Management
Chapter 5: Time Management
Chapter 6: Cost Management
Chapter 7: Quality Management
Chapter 8: Human Resources Management
Chapter 9: Communications Management
Chapter 10:
Chapter 11: Procurement and Vendor Management
Chapter 12: Project Stakeholder Management
Chapter 13: Now What? Using Your Maturity Assessment to Achieve Business Goals

Appendix A: Self-Assessment Survey
Appendix B: PPM Maturity Model

Book Details

  • Title: Project Management Maturity Model, 3rd Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 247 pages
  • Edition: 3
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2014-11-10
  • ISBN-10: 1482255448
  • ISBN-13: 9781482255447