Evaluating the project management maturity of lgs | ISM 652 Project Management Capstone Strategic Project Management | Ashford University
LGS has recently experienced a few problems related to project management within the organization. They have hired you to take over the company’s project management in hopes that you can help them clean up their processes and allow the organization to achieve better results from its projects.
Begin by reading the case study “Is it Information Systems that We Need.” (Links to an external site.), https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.proxy-library.ashford.edu/lib/ashford-ebooks/detail.action?docID=706485. which is found in the Case Studies in Project, Program, and Organizational Project Management eBook. Then, address the following:
Part 1: Audit
- Briefly summarize the characteristics of each of the PMMM levels.
- Determine the level of PMMM that LGS currently exhibits. Provide evidence to support this classification.
Part 2: Benchmark
- Identify three companies that LGS can use for benchmarking in project management maturity.
- Describe the quality programs each company has implemented to progress in project management maturity.
- Select one of the programs from the above three companies that would be most appropriate for LGS to adopt as a best practice to help meet LGS’s customer needs, business goals, and/or types of technology solutions.
- Describe at least one type of organizational strategy that the program you selected could support.
Part 3: Develop a Plan
- Develop a plan with at least three additional steps LGS can take to progress in the project management maturity model. Your plan should incorporate your findings from above.
- Describe the results LGS can expect to see once it has taken the three additional steps you have recommended.
- The Final Paper
- Must be 2400-3000 words in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
- Must include a separate title page with the following:
- Title of paper
- Student’s name
- Course name and number
- Instructor’s name
- Date submitted
- Must use at least three scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
- The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.