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Gantt Chart
Excel Template

Pre-Built Gantt Chart Excel Template designed to track the status of projects. Fully automated and formulated, simply plug in your data and see your project visualized through our dynamic chart. 
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What's Inside the Gantt Chart Template?

Details | 2 Sheets 

Supported Versions | Excel 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, Office 365 (Mac)

Category | Project Management

Tags | Bar Charts

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Inside Our Gantt Chart Excel Template

Visualize the status of your projects with our free Gantt Chart Excel Template. You can use spreadsheets for all your project management tools.

A Gantt Chart is a bar chart that illustrates a project schedule.

Whether it’s marketing, product, or sales schedule, you can keep track of your progress with a Gantt Chart.

While some people use Microsoft Project, our Gantt template is perfectly suited for Excel. 

Seeing your activities from a Gantt standpoint is helpful when measuring the duration and impact of these activities as it relates to the bottom line and growth.

This is one of our easiest templates to navigate.

If you like this template, you'll also love our Kanban Board and Plan Do Check Act templates, both designed to help your team stay on task and set organizational goals. 

If you like this template, you'll also want to check out our other project management templates which include a Kanban Board, Plan-Do-Check-Act and Gap Analysis.

Let's dive into how to use this spreadsheet.

Start by entering the Project Name in cell B1. As you may use a Gantt Chart for many different activities, you want to clearly differentiate them in this cell.

Move to cell B8 which includes 10 placeholder texts for different activities you want to track. You may want to track the new advertising campaign that got the green light or a new business line the board gave the thumbs up too. 

Track project activities, dates and durations with these easy to use Gantt Spreadsheet.

One example I like to think of, as a movie buff, is what happens once a film receives funding and starts planning to film. They start by organizing dates and setting probably timelines as to when they expect to start and when they actually start. Think of that as we continue with our instructions.

The next logical step is to set a Planned Starting Date and Planned Duration (working days). Those inputs will be used to calculate your Planned End Date, highlighted grey.

Do the same for when your Actual Starting Date and Actual Duration which will calculate your Actual End Date. Update the Completion column with the progress in terms of percentage completed.

Your Completed Days and Delta will update automatically. The Delta displays the difference between the Actual Duration and Planned Duration so you can evaluate whether you were ahead of schedule... or far behind.

Your Gantt Chart will update automatically, showing you a clear picture of your projects and timeline.

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