The Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3®)

What is The Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3®)?

The Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3®) is a framework developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI) that helps organizations assess and improve their project management capabilities. It provides a systematic approach for evaluating an organization's project management practices and identifying areas for improvement.

OPM3® consists of five maturity levels that reflect the increasing level of capability of an organization's project management system. These levels are:

  1. Initial: The organization has an ad hoc approach to project management, with limited awareness of project management principles and practices.
  2. Repeatable: The organization has established a basic project management system, but it is not consistently applied.
  3. Defined: The organization has a standardized project management system that is consistently applied across the organization.
  4. Managed: The organization has a highly developed project management system that is actively managed and continuously improved.
  5. Optimizing: The organization's project management system is integrated with the overall business strategy and actively contributes to the organization's success.

OPM3® provides a comprehensive set of best practices and criteria that organizations can use to assess their project management maturity and identify areas for improvement. It is used by organizations around the world as a tool for improving their project management capabilities and achieving better results.

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