Project Brief Template and Examples
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The Project Brief template is a must-have tool for effective project management. Describe your project in detail, set your (SMART) goals, identify the project scope, know your budget and schedule, and measure success. Exchange ideas and collaborate with your team members on the living doc to keep everyone updated during each stage of the project! Find tips on creating a strong project summary in our How-To Guide >
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What would I use the project brief for?
The project summary template allows you to give an overview of your project, list expectations, set goals, measure success, identify project scope, and know your budget & schedule in details. Projects are everywhere, whether it is for a school or a business. The template will help you to ease the project management process and finalize any project successfully.
Do you have any examples I can use?
Yes! We have a couple of project summary examples above that you can use as a starting point for your own. If you find a style you like, use it for your inspiration. Just click on one of the examples further up on this page to save it as a folio and start editing with your own content.
How do I gather the info needed for a project brief?
The main information you’ll need to fill out the project brief template is an overview of the project, your client info, target audience, SMART objectives, project scope, factors to measure success, budget, and due dates. You can check out the project brief how-to guide for more tips on creating a successful project brief.
Can I add colleagues to edit my project summary?
How do I share my project brief?
When you’re ready to share your brief, choose between presenting it as a full-screen digital slideshow, sending it as a responsive web link or exporting it as a PDF or PNG (premium feature). All of your share options are located at the top right of your edit screen. Learn more about the different ways to share your folios in this tutorial video.
Do you have other project management tools?
We do! There are a number of different templates, examples, and resources to guide you through the process of promoting and growing your business. Check out our Project Management toolbox to find more tools and resources.