Statement of Work

MS Word Format: Statement of Work (.docx)

Document Information

The statement of work (SOW) is a contractual document that provides the detailed narrative of the products and/or services to be delivered by the project team.  It is typically an external document that is signed by two different organizations although I have seen instances where it is used as an internal document.  In the instances where it is used as an external document it is often used as a subsidiary agreement under an overall contract.

The sections are pretty customizable to meet the needs of the project and/or organization.  Keep in mind that when the SOW is used as a contractual document, it requires input from the legal department within the organization.