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    Case Study for SAP and Petrotrin

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    Review the Jedd article from your assigned readings and write a 2 to 4 page (not including title and reference pages), APA style paper. Use contextual (Level One) headings to organize your paper and your thoughts.

    In your paper, discuss the following:
    • How has PMMM brought success to both SAP and Petrotrin's overall enterprise? Use current financial, operational, and strategic news to support the article details for either SAP or Petrotrin to describe their recent results.
    • Are the organizations continuing to improve their project management maturity levels?
    • Do you believe their focus on Project Management has made them successful? Validate your beliefs.

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    Project Management Maturity Model (PMMM) Success Stories
    SAP's focus on employee project management training aided in the continuous efforts of SAP's Project Management Maturity Model (PMMM) initiative. Employee training evolved from a "push to pull system", where employees seek out training, instead of attending mandated training. SAP started with the consulting company PM Solutions in 1999. In 2006, it expanded that relationship, showing its commitment and investment in the PMMM. (http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20060412005448/en/PM-Solutions-Expands-Relationship-SAP-Advance-Global#.VX4vCkaPp34)
    Petrotrin embarked on process improvement in the petroleum industry. Petrotrin operates in a highly complicated industry that cross many countries, political climates, and cultures. The discipline of continuous improvement was practiced, and "Although the refinery is still operating with very high maintenance costs as compared with the international community, ...

    Solution Summary

    The expert examines a project management maturity model. A case study for SAP and petrotrin is examined. How PMMM brought success to both SAP and Petrotrin's overall enterprise is examined.