Project Charter

The Project Charter is a statement of the scope, objectives and participants in a project. It provides a preliminary delineation of roles and responsibilities, outlines the project objectives, identifies the main stakeholders, and defines the authority of the project manager. It serves as a reference of authority for the future of the project.

This document includes:

  • Project Purpose

  • Project Description

  • Scope

  • Objectives

  • Project Requirements

  • Deliverables

  • Costs

  • Resources

The Project Charter is subject to approval by the Project Sponsor.

You can download a template of Project Charter here

See the wikipedia Project Charter article