The Project Charter or Business Case
The managerial information outlined earlier in this book is often termed a business case, project charter , or terms of reference.
The contents of the business case would typically include the following:
Project overview: A brief description of the project and background or business context;
Project scope/objectives: A detailed model of the corporate, business, project, and system-level objectives;
Added value analysis and benefits realization plan: A detailed analysis of the expected benefits of the project and a plan for realization of the benefits;
Quality agreement: A statement of the required quality of the product;
Stakeholders and related projects: Key individuals, groups, organizations, and projects outside ...