Course-Long Project Charter (Wedding Plan)

Course-Long Project Charter (Wedding Plan)

The Charter should:

  • Follow the format as defined in the Week 2 Readings/Lectures for the “Project Charter ExamplePreview the document” posted;
  • Include your goal or background; why you decided upon this project (charters only have one goal);
  • Include background, objectives, scope, key resources, milestones, costs/budget, and risks;
  • Have at least six items for all of the elements except background and scope.

See Attachment and add to it

Important note: All Projects need a closeout with an evaluation, so be sure to include this in your charter milestones.

This is the second phase of your individual project; you will continue to work on it, add to it, and refine it throughout this course.

Pages 78 – 82, plus lecture/reading will help. Again this must be detailed.

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Reading/Lecture Overview

Objectives

By the end of this week, students should:

  • Understand what a project charter is and craft a project charter
  • Identify stakeholders and how to form a project team
  • Relate the four functions of management to Project Management
  • Understand how to identify and combat Scope Creep
  • Know the foundations of risk management and constraints as they relate to PM

Readings & Resources

  • Please read Chapters 6-8 of the textbook
  • Take a look at the basic charter example provided.
    • Project Charter Template (DOCX)Preview the document
  • Also, check the augmented lecture for the Week. It goes over a lot of these details and more.
    • Week 2 – Getting Off to a Good Start
  • Preparing the project
    • Ready Set Whoa.pdfPreview the document
  • The importance of closing out a project
    • Harvard Business Review: The Four Phases of Project Management Preview the document
  • attachment

    WeddingPlan.docx

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