A management summary document giving the essentials of a project in terms of its objectives, justification, and how the objectives are to be achieved. It should describe how all the major activities under each project management function are to be accomplished, including overall project control.
Sometimes the term 'project plan' is used to refer to the Project Schedule. The schedule shows the project tasks against a calendar, typically in the form of a Gantt Chart
. Project Schedules are often created in professional planning software like Microsoft Project.