1)Project Name: Gives the project a meaningful name
2)Project Purpose: Explains why the project is been initiated
3)Client: Identifies the external client
4)Project sponsor: identifies who will authorize and pay for the project
5)Project Manager: identifies who will manage the project
6)Background to the project: outlines the build up to the project
7)Statement of the requirements: outlines the problems, needs and opportunities the project will address.