Project Charter Worksheet

Project Name: Revenue generating opportunities through enhanced capacity utilization Project Number: To be assigned General Project Information Project Start Date: April 11, 2011 Green Belt/Black Belt Project Lead: Rohit Shukla Process Owner: Sanjiv Kohli Problem Statement: To determine the number of man hours saved through enhanced capacity utilization in the GEHC business

Project Objective: To decrease man hours required to sustain the current productivity levels

Defect Definition: Capacity Utilization < 75% Projected Benefits: Cost savings Enhanced revenue opportunities through proper utilization of slack resources

Team Members Champion: Rohit Shukla Approval Date: April 11, 2011 Team Member Name / Function:
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and readily understood outside of the local area. To include the Master Black Belt and Black Belt mentors.Project Charter Worksheet A listing of all core team members who will participate on the project. Must be quantifiable. Also referred to as the “Business Y”.. and should be crossfunctional. Page 2 of 3 . The baseline value is the measurement for the metric at the start of the project. in existence before the project begins. able to be changed in a timely manner. Business Metric Type / Baseline Value: The metric that the primary metric effects at the business level. and should be expressed as Defects Per Million Opportunities (DPMO) and/or sigma level. The more specific the details (what's in-scope and what's out of scope).. Process Metrics Primary Metric Type / Baseline Value: The actual performance measurement. the target completion date of the phase and the actual completion date of the phase are listed. in existence before the project begins. The baseline value is the measurement for the metric at the start of the project. This helps the team maintain a sense of competitive urgency and prevents procrastination. Must be quantifiable. and is the performance metric used in the project objective statement (above). the less a project may experience "scope creep". Scope/Process Boundaries: Generally defined as specific project beginning and end points. The baseline value is the measurement for the metric at the start of the project. Must be quantifiable and in existence before the project begins. Secondary Metric Type / Baseline Value: The actual performance parameter that cannot be changed or negatively effected by the project results. or the project constraints and assumptions. Milestones Required for each phase of the project. This core team should be no more that 5-7 members. and should be expressed as Defects Per Million Opportunities (DPMO) and/or sigma level. and should be expressed as Defects Per Million Opportunities (DPMO) and/or sigma level.

The Charter is always going to change as your understanding of the process grows. both inside and outside your organization. so don’t worry about getting the words “just right. are typically called “Stakeholders”.” Get the data right!!! • Page 3 of 3 . The earlier you consider and begin to plan how you will “market” your solution. Understanding who these people are and what they want or expect from your team can help you prepare to deal with their needs and concerns. Don’t over “wordsmith” the Charter.Project Charter Worksheet • Tips for Success Identify important stakeholders: The people who can influence or are affected by your project. the less likely you’ll be surprised by huge waves of opposition to your proposed improvement.