Contents

Executive Summary

Project Purpose

        Business Objectives. 

Project Details

Requirements. 

Scope Statement 

Deliverables. 

Estimated Schedule. 

Estimated Budget 

Human Resource Requirements. 

Procurements. 

Risks. 

Completion Criteria. 

Define Project Success. 

Assumptions. 

Constraints. 

Alternatives

Stakeholders

Project Manager 

Project Authorization

  

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Executive Summary

Provide high-level, summary information about the project and why it is needed.

 

Project Purpose

With greater specificity, state the purpose of the project.

 

Business Objectives

A project should support the objectives in the strategic plan. List specific strategic plan objectives and describe how the project supports each one.

 

Project Details

Describe the project in greater detail.

 

Requirements

List the high-level project requirements.

 

Scope Statement

A scope statement is a narrative description of the project scope.

 

Deliverables

List the project deliverables. A deliverable is a unique and verifiable product, result or capability to perform a service that must be produced to complete a process, phase or project.

 

Estimated Schedule

Provide high-level schedule information.

 

Project Milestones and/or Phases

Estimated Completion Date

Start of Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

End of Project                                                                                                                                           

 

 

Estimated Budget

Provide high-level budget information.

Resource Description

Estimated Cost

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                            TOTAL

 

 

Human Resource Requirements

List the people from within the organization that will be assigned to the project.

Name

Department/Title

Contact Information

Immediate Supervisor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Procurements

List the known resources which must be procured.

Description

Source

Estimated Cost

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Risks

From a high-level perspective, identify project risks and provide some analysis.

 

Completion Criteria

What must occur before the project is considered complete?

 

Define Project Success

What specific measurable objectives must the project achieve to be considered successful?  

 

Assumptions

List the project assumptions.

 

Constraints

List the project constraints.

 

Alternatives

List the know alternatives to undertaking the project and state the pros and cons of each.

 

Stakeholders

List all known project stakeholders.

Name

Project Role

Organization

Contact Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project Manager

Name the selected project manager and provide his or her contact information.

 

Project Authorization

 

Date:   _______________________      
     

By initialing each page and signing below, I ___________________, the Project Sponsor, approve the project described herein and authorize it to begin.              

(Insert Name of Organization)                                                                  

By:  _____________________________                           
        Signature of Project Sponsor                                                                       

       _____________________________                   
        Project Sponsor Printed Name

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