Methodology proposal to determine project management maturity level in engineering companies

Alvaro Cuadros López, Jessica Andrea Morales Viveros, Angela Beatriz Rojas Melendez


The purpose of this paper is to present a methodological proposal for small engineering companies to evaluate its project management maturity level. The proposal is based on the generic standard OPM3 which was adjusted by consulting internal and external experts, to establish particular evaluation criteria and qualification scale to perform best practices evaluation. The proposal considers not only general maturity level qualification but also, by multivariate statistics, qualification by processes groups and experts groups. The proposal was validated through a case study, when applied in an engineering company, resulting on that external experts tend to qualify the maturity of management of projects higher than internal experts, the company´s employees.

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Project management maturity models, P3M3, multivariate analysis, engineering companies

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