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box commerceIn project management, a project charter –also known as a project definition or project statement – is a statement of the scope, objectives, and participants in a project. The project charter serves as the preliminary delineation of roles and responsibilities, outlines the project objectives, identifies the main stakeholders, and defines the authority of the project manager. It may also be used as a reference of authority for the future of the project as it usually includes terms of reference.  [Terms of reference is essentially the identification of what is to be achieved, who will participate, how it will be achieved and by when it will be achieved.]


Upon completion of Module 1: Charter, learners will:

  1. Understand the meaning of Charter, project charter and project statement
  2. Be able to develop a project charter for their innovation initiative
  3. Understand the basic themes and processes involved in developing roles and responsibilities for an innovation initiative

Leadership Viewpoint and ideas

Leadership Viewpoint and ideas is where innovative leaders share a view point on challenges and opportunities faced by their peers. Contact Arcus to participate in this series of leadership interviews.


Innovation in Financial Services. A message for CEOs on performance benchmarks, transformation of organizations and performance systems. An interview with Mr. Alan Depencier, Head, Marketing Services and Transformation at RBC. Read more.


Siemens on R&D and Growth Strategy: Mr. Dirk Miller, VP, Siemens. says investments in research and development can be an effective growth strategy for companies today. Read more.


Board governance performance: An interview with Mr. Donald McInnes – Chair of Prostate Cancer and Executive Vice Chairman of Alterra Power Corp., a British Columbia-based renewable power development company on improving board governance performance. Read more.