A mid-level scoping document containing the strategy by which the product will be built and the project will be managed. The Project Charter contains five scope sections: Product Features, Organizational Resources, Schedule, Budget, and Deliverables. The Charter describes how (at the strategic level) the project will meet the success criteria defined in the Project Abstract.
a single, consolidated source of information that describes a project in terms of initiation, planning, scope, objectives, deliverables, risks and issues
In ASAP, a document containing a clear definition of an enterprise's R/3 implementation goals, including: objectives, scope, implementation strategy, deadlines and responsibilities. The project Charter is drawn up by the project manager as part of the Project Preparation work package in Phase One.