Measuring Maturity in Complex Engineering Projects

Measuring Maturity in Complex Engineering Projects

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Science & Engineering for 2019.

João Carlos Araújo da Silva Neto (Magnesita SA, Brazil), Ítalo Coutinho (Saletto Engenharia de Serviços, Brazil), Gustavo Teixeira (PM BASIS, Brazil) and Alexandro Avila de Moura (Paranapanema SA, Brazil)
Release Date: September, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 277|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5864-4
ISBN13: 9781522558644|ISBN10: 1522558640|EISBN13: 9781522558651|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522587576


In today’s globalized world, failure to implement projects can cause companies to struggle in trying to achieve their mission and vision. To ensure a company’s success, the implementation of project management maturity and an increase in project complexity have become vital components in the modern engineering field.

Measuring Maturity in Complex Engineering Projects is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of project management and complex projects with an embracing vision of the maturity model genesis. Highlighting a range of topics such as knowledge management, project classification, and maturity analysis in the mining, energy, and civil construction sectors, this book is ideally designed for project coordinators and managers, business executives, business professionals, academicians, researchers, and graduate-level students seeking current research on project management maturity in engineering.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Civil Construction
  • Construction Projects
  • Interface Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Maturity Model
  • Project Classification
  • Project Management

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

João Carlos Araújo da Silva Neto is Head of CAPEX and Plant Technology in RHIMagnesita and graduating in Innovation in Stanford University. Also a PMP Certificate, APMC Certificate, Master in Strategic Administration, Electrical Engineer and Post Graduated in Project Management, Business Management, Portfolio Management. Experienced project manager for projects in sectors as mining, oil and gas, civil construction and steel.
Ítalo Coutinho is Engineering Manager of Saletto Engenharia, PMP Certificate, Doctoring in Business Administration, Mechanical Engineer, Post-Graduate in Project Management. Author and presenter about Industrial Project Management. PMI volunteer for the PMBOK Construction Extension. Experienced construction manager for projects in sectors as mining, oil and gas, civil construction, malls and steel.
Gustavo Teixeira is Managing Director of PMBASIS, PMP,PROSCI and PMO-CP CertificatE. Master in knowledge management, System analyst, Post-Graduate in Business management. Author and presenter about Project Management. PMI volunteer. Experienced technology manager for projects in sectors as health, services, telecom and consultant.
Alexandro Avila de Moura is Chief Operating Officer in Paranapanema. Degree in Mechanic Engineering by Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). Post-graduation in Strategic Management of Business by Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Post- graduation in Project Management by Faculdade Pitágoras. Master in Administration (incomplete) by Pontifícia Universidade Católica – MG. More than 25 years working in Brazilian Mining and Metals Sector, in charge of operations and projects development. Experience in occupational health and safety, environment and community relationship also. Certified as PMP (Project Management Professional) by PMI (Project Management Institute). Author of blog “Gestão de Produção com Alexandro” [Production management with Alexandro].