Overview

The Project Charter, the Project Scope Statement, and the Priority Matrix are the three documents that set your project in motion, yet they are the most overlooked and underutilized documents in project management.

 

The Project Charter is your license to do business. It initiates the project for the project manager and provides the level of authority required to gather both consumable and non-consumable project resources. It is the document that gives approval for the project to proceed, based on the information it contains. The Charter and Project Scope Statement together are communication tools that provide the reader with a good grasp of what the project is about and answers the questions: What, why, how, who, when and how much.

 The Priority Matrix is a simple but powerful form that requires the project sponsors and stakeholders to agree upon the relative priorities of each of the three project constraints and to indicate any specific measurements that are associated with them. This tool is crucial to making decisions throughout the life of the project. Project Managers use this tool at the very beginning of the project to determine these priorities to guide corrective actions taken throughout the life of the project.

This webinar will explain the role of each document in the project management process and their importance to the project manager in the execution of his/her responsibilities.

Webinar Takeaway

  • What is the Project Charter and why is it important?
  • What information does the Project Charter contain?
  • How is the Project Charter constructed?
  • How is stakeholder alignment to the Charter achieved?
  • What is the Project Scope Statement and why is it important?
  • What information does the Project Scope Statement contain?
  • How is the Project Charter and the Project Scope Statement used throughout the life of the project?
  • What is the purpose of the Priority Matrix?
  • What information does the Priority Matrix contain?
  • How is the Priority Matrix used throughout the life of the project.

Who Will Benefit

  • Any member of a cross functional project team that has the potential opportunity to lead that project.
  • Engineers
  • Marketing Associates
  • Product Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Research & Development Associates, Managers, and Directors
  • Design Engineers
  •  Manufacturing Managers


Faculty Charles H. Paul

Faculty Charles H. Paul 

President at C. H. Paul Consulting LLC
Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, United States

Charles H. Paul is the President of C. H. Paul Consulting, Inc. – a regulatory, training, and technical documentation consulting firm. Charles is a management consultant, instructional designer and regulatory consultant and has led C. H. Paul Consulting, Inc. since its inception over 25 years ago. He regularly consults with Fortune 500 pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology firms assisting them in achieving human resource, regulatory, and operational excellence. He is a regular presenter of webinars and on-site seminars in a variety of related subjects from documentation development to establishing compliant preventive maintenance systems.

The firm works globally completing projects throughout the EU, UK, South America, and Asia

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