Product Development Charter

Resource Overview

A charter template to outline the proposed product development plan and build a business case.


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Your Problem

You need to gain internal support for a new product initiative. You are required to establish a clear project scope, decision rights, and executive sponsorship path for your projects. It will be beneficial to have a product development charter that would allow a product development manager to better manage projects within the company.

Our Solution

A Microsoft Word product development charter template to outline the proposed development plan and to build a business case that senior management will approve of.

Our template will help you create a clear project scope and sponsorship path for your projects. In our product development charter we have presented sample information that you can easily replace and populate with your own information. Once you have customized this template, the information will be ready to be presented to upper management. Our template includes sections such as the Project Overview, Project Description, Key Success Factors, Risk Identification, Project Stakeholders, Communication Plan, and Decision Rights.

Download our free Product Development Strategy Methodology to see how this tool functions as part of a product development process.

Key Benefits

  • increased credibility for project manager
  • professional and organized report
  • support for budget approval
  • save 4 hours on formatting
  • provides cost/benefit analysis


Microsoft Word Spreadsheet

Estimated Time Required: 2 Hours

Skills Required: Microsoft Word Experience