What should be included in a statement of work?

Both parties of any project must agree on the level of detail required to write a complete statement of work contract. However, every SOW should include a few key elements.

Project goals

This section answers a set of specific questions, such as the purpose and mission of the project.

Scope of work

It covers all the work that must be accomplished during the project cycle, including the total duration and number of steps.

Place & time of execution

This section specifies where and when the project will take place.