The following is a suggested list of contents, which should be tailored to the requirements and environment of each project.
- Project Background
Project Definition, explaining what the project needs to achieve. It will contain:
- project objectives
- project scope
- outline project deliverables and/or desired outcomes
- any exclusions
Outline Business Case
- a description of how this project supports business strategy, plans or programmes
- the reason for selection of this solution
Customer’s quality expectations
Any known risks
If earlier work has been done, the Project Brief may refer to the document(s) containing useful information, such as Outline Project Plan.
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