Problem statement or opportunity
Scope of work
Project goals and objectives
Timeline and milestones
List of stakeholders
Key success factors
Return on investment
Key performance indicators
Compliance & regulatory
Environmental & social
Problem StatementBackground of why the project is proposed in terms of the problems it solves.
Business CaseA business case is a formal financial analysis that defines the investment required and the anticipated payback.
AssumptionsThe assumptions that form the basis of your estimates and solution proposal.
ConstraintsKnown constraints on the project.
AlternativesCapture the alternatives that you have considered such as other potential solutions that were discussed. Also discuss the impact of not doing the project as this is always an alternative.
EstimatesInitial ballpark estimates of schedule and budget.
RisksBegin the process of identifying project risks.
|Overview: Project Proposal|
A document that provides all the information required for project stakeholders to decide to initiate a project.
Captures the information required to make the decision to invest in a project.Begins to identify project assumptions, constraints, risks and requirements.An artifact that allows the future to understand why a project was initiated.