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Terms of Reference

“Terms of reference (TOR) define the purpose and structures of a project, committee, meeting, negotiation, or any similar collection of people who have agreed to work together to accomplish a shared goal…

Creating detailed terms of reference is critical, as they define the:
* vision, objectives, scope and deliverables (i.e. what has to be achieved)
* stakeholders, roles and responsibilities (i.e. who will take part in it)
* resource, financial and quality plans (i.e. how it will be achieved)
* work breakdown structure and schedule (i.e. when it will be achieved)”

Source: Wikipedia