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Project Charter and Project Scope Satement

Need to understand the best way to create a project charter and a project scope statement based on the information below (taken from the Project Management text by Gray and Larson, 4th edition. It is based on the Conveyor Belt Project case study.

Project Description:

New computer-controlled Conveyor Belt Project

The Conveyor Belt Project should move and position items on the conveyor within < 1 millimeter

This new project will produce new system for future installations and for replacement of those in the field, at a low cost

The computer-controlled conveyor belt has the potential to be a critical unit in 30% of the systems installed in factories

The new system is also easier to update with future technologies

NOTE: PLEASE see attachment for the reaminder of the description.


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In reference to your request: "Need to understand the best way to create a project charter..." For starters, here are descriptions of what a Project Charter & Project Scope Statement are:

? The Project Charter
"In project management, a project charter or project definition is a statement of the scope, objectives and participants in a project. It provides a preliminary delineation of roles and responsibilities, outlines the project objectives, identifies the main stakeholders, and defines the authority of the project manager. It serves as a reference of authority for the future of the project. SEE:

? Project Scope Statement
"Scope statements may take many forms depending on the type of project being implemented and the nature of the organization. The scope statement details the project deliverables and describes the ...

Solution Summary

Project charter and project scope statement is determined for a new computer-controlled conveyor belt project.