This Gantt chart template will help you use Excel to build a project schedule using a bar chart.
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The Gantt Chart is a type of a bar chart used to depict a project schedule. The Gantt Chart is a powerful project management tool that illustrates the start and finish dates of project elements, as well as the sequence and dependencies between project elements. The chart provides project managers with the opportunity to monitor and manage tasks and resources in a project, as well as the opportunity to check whether the project remains on the track.
Elements of a Gantt Chart
To use a Gantt Chart effectively, you must know the key elements of this type of chart.
Tasks and sub-tasks are listed on the left side
Dates are located at the top
Bars represent the length of each task and sub-task
Milestones are the tasks crucial to a project’s success and are represented as diamonds on the chart
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