Project Management Charter

					Project Management Charter
This is a charter that is used to announce a new business project and demonstrate that
management is in support of the project. The charter includes a project overview,
project milestones and funding, project organization, and contacts. Additionally, it can
be customized to provide for any additional industry-specific language that may be
necessary. This document should be used by small businesses or other entities that
want to announce the commission of a new business project.
                    Project Management Charter




       Today’s Date

       Project Name

    Approver Name

      Approver Title

Approver Signature




The purpose of this project charter is to announce a new project and to demonstrate that
management is in support of this project. The charter is also used by the sponsor of the project to
provide a sense of direction to the project manager.




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                                 Table of Contents


               Section                               Page

            Project Overview                         Page 3

     Project Milestones & Funding                    Page 4

          Project Organization                       Page 5

                Contacts                             Page 6

                Glossary                             Page 7




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    Section 1 – Project Overview


Project Description




 Project Goals and
        Objectives




   Project Scope –
      what is to be
      included and
          excluded




      Assumptions




             Notes




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Section 2 – Project Milestones and Funding


Budget Summary

      Project funding
              oversight
responsibility (person)




    Funding amount &
              source




     Major Milestones




                  Notes




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Section 3 – Project Organization


     Overall Structure




            Roles and
       Responsibilities




    Project Resources
  required (amounts +
                costs)




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Section 4 – Points of Contact


       Primary
       Contact




     Secondary
       Contact




    Additional
     Contacts




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Section 5 – Glossary


  Glossary Terms




             Notes




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DOCUMENT INFO
Description: This is a charter that is used to announce a new business project and demonstrate that management is in support of the project. The charter includes a project overview, project milestones and funding, project organization, and contacts. Additionally, it can be customized to provide for any additional industry-specific language that may be necessary. This document should be used by small businesses or other entities that want to announce the commission of a new business project.
This document is also part of a package Project Management Starter Kit 18 Documents Included