What is the PMO Charter?

February 11, 2020 Off By idswater

What is the PMO Charter?

A PMO Charter is the instrument used to define the development approach and delineates stakeholder management expectations for the new organization. The vision, mission, objectives, and metrics for the PMO should be presented, as well as roles and responsibilities for the PMO and its stakeholders.

What is a Project Charter document?

What is a project charter? A project charter is an elevator pitch of your project objectives, project scope, and project responsibilities in order to get approval from key project stakeholders. In the charter, you should provide a short, succinct explanation of the main elements of your project before you get started.

What is PMO documentation?

A project management office keeps documentation on projects and offers direction and key metrics in the execution of the projects under its governance. Through guidance, the PMO helps organizations get a return on their investment and add value to their stakeholders through projects, programs and portfolios.

What are the 3 main parts to a project charter?

A good project charter contains the following information:

  • Project purpose or justification.
  • Measurable project objectives and related success criteria.
  • High level requirements.
  • Assumptions and constraints.
  • High-level project description and boundaries.
  • High-level risks.
  • Summary milestone schedule.
  • Summary budget.

How do I start a PMO?

How to start a project management office

  1. Step 1: Create the business case. A business case should be completed to justify the implementation of a proposed project management office.
  2. Step 2: Assign strong leadership.
  3. Step 3: Create the charter.
  4. Step 4: Follow the project management lifecycle.

How do I set up a charter PMO account?

What to include in the PMO charter?

  1. Background. Provide the context why the PMO has been formed.
  2. Purpose. Explain the purpose, vision and design principles (see blog post PMO purpose, vision and design principles for more information)
  3. Scope of PMO.
  4. PMO organisation structure.
  5. PMO engagement model.
  6. PMO services.

How do you prepare a project charter?

How to write a project charter

  1. Project name. Name your project, and make the title as specific as you can.
  2. Purpose, objective (goal), and project specification. These sections should present your business case and explain:
  3. Budget.
  4. Deliverables.
  5. Scope and risks.

What is not included in project charter?

It should include a high-level milestone view of the project schedule. It is a high-level document that does not include the project details. The specifics of project activities will be developed later. It includes the summary level preliminary project budget.

Who prepares a project charter?

project manager
It’s usually created by a project manager and presented to a group of stakeholders for approval. This is why the charter is written during initiation, before the project’s kick-off. A common misconception is to believe that the project’s sponsor is entirely responsible for writing the project charter.

What is not included in a project charter?