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The Six Sigma Project Planner: A Step-by-Step Guide to Leading a Six Sigma Project Through DMAIC by Thomas Pyzdek

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Chapter 1Planning

Develop the Project Charter

Project Charter*

Project charters (sometimes called project scope statements) should be prepared for each project and subproject. The project charter includes the project justification, the major deliverables, and the project objectives. It forms the basis of future project decisions, including the decision of when the project or subproject is complete. The project charter is used to communicate with stakeholders and to allow scope management as the project moves forward.

The Project Charter Document

The project charter is a written document issued by the project sponsor. The project charter gives the project team authority to use organizational resources for project activities. Use Worksheet 1 to ...

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