PROJECT MANAGEMENT MATURITY AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT SUCCESS IN THE ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

Abstract

Previous studies have attempted to determine how the success of South African IT projects related to the project management maturity of the organisations that executed the projects. The study reported in this article was conducted during 2010 in the engineering and construction sectors. This paper reports on a structured questionnaire distributed to 1,625 individuals mainly in the South African engineering and construction industries, from which 255 responses were received. ‘Project success’ was self-defined by the respondents, who identified ‘project success’ within their unique environments and contexts. The bulk of the projects (46%) were considered successful. The average perceived project management maturity level was 2.88.

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Accreditation

Delegates who successfully complete the PPM and comply with the related assessment criteria are awarded certificates of completion by the University of Pretoria.

The PPM is recognized by the following:

PMI (Project Management Institute) – USA

ECSA (Engineering Council of SA)

SACPCMP (South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions)

SACNASP (South African Council for Natural Scientific Professionals)

PMSA (Project Management South Africa)

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