The project charter documents the business needs, project justification, current understanding of the customer's needs, and the new product, service, or result that it is intended to satisfy, such as:
• Project purpose or justification,
• Measurable project objectives and related success criteria,
• High-level requirements,
• High-level project description,
• High-level product characteristics,
• Summary milestone schedule,
• Projcct approval requirements (what constitutes projcct success, who decides the project is successful, and who signs off on the project),
• Assigned projcct manager, responsibility ,and authority level, and
• Name and responsibility of the person(s) authorizing the projcct charter.
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