Project Management

1201, 2015

Lessons Learned Excel Template

By |January 12th, 2015|Project Management|0 Comments

I am a massive fan of using lessons learned before I tackle any project. That is assuming of course that the project manager previously had actually generated one when they closed the project…That really strikes my nerve, but I’m guilt of it as well. I’m sure any Project Manager can relate right??? You been working […]

1610, 2013

Resource & Capacity Step Chart for Excel

By |October 16th, 2013|Project Management|8 Comments

Managing resources and their availability to your project are a necessity, especially if you want to even have a shot of your project completing on time. Creating a visual representation of their planned work vs. their available time can be done several different ways, but the method of using a step chart seems to fit […]

1609, 2013

Gantt Chart for Excel Web App – SkyDrive

By |September 16th, 2013|Project Management|1 Comment

Ok Folks, I’ve been experimenting with the awesome feature Excel Web Apps have to offer, and this got me thinking about how to take my Excel Templates to an all new level. Excel Web Apps offers some really cool features, along with my favorite being the fact that you can embed the Excel Doc right […]

2508, 2013

Project Status Report for Excel

By |August 25th, 2013|Project Management|1 Comment

Here we have another one of those critical project management tools, which is a Project Status Report for Excel. Managing a project is all over the place, you have rick registers, issue registers, gantt charts, communication plans, etc…Now when we have to give an update on our project what do we do? Well, I can […]

1308, 2013

Communication Plan Template for Excel

By |August 13th, 2013|Project Management|0 Comments

There isn’t much to building a communication plan template, but having one and using one in your project is priceless. Communication Plans are essential in managing a project, and can be used in any initiative you are working on. Getting communication out clearly and effectively is what a Project Manager is, simple as that. I […]

1208, 2013

Issue Tracking & Management Excel Template

By |August 12th, 2013|Project Management|1 Comment

Like all good Project Managers, we have to keep track of all those sticky issues we run in to during a project. An Issue Tracking & Management tool is exactly what you need! Hopefully you have been keeping track of issues on another excel template, maybe one you created? For those who haven’t shame on […]

508, 2013

Project Portfolio Summary Excel Template

By |August 5th, 2013|Project Management|2 Comments

As a Project Managers or Project Management Office Leaders, you often have to put together a summary of your project portfolio. Whether it is your personal project portfolio, or one for your team, a portfolio summary is a great tool to have so that you can list all of your projects and give a brief […]

1507, 2013

Dynamic Gantt Chart Template for Excel (Reloaded)

By |July 15th, 2013|Project Management|6 Comments

Ok folks, you asked, I listened. Here is the latest addition to my Excel Gantt Chart, with the exception of it being a major reload. Some of the key things I wanted to address in my previous excel gantt chart that just simply weren’t possible were the following:

Ok, ok…To save a bit of time and […]

2606, 2013

Create an Action Register in Excel

By |June 26th, 2013|Project Management|3 Comments

We have all had those moments where we have a thousand things going on, but how many times have you actually taken the time to put together an action register for them? In Project Management, you are hopefully using some form of this to keep track of all your todo’s, or other peoples tasks. We […]

1006, 2013

Project Timeline Template for Excel

By |June 10th, 2013|Project Management|11 Comments

Here’s the scenario. Your boss just got confused looking at a Gantt Chart (perhaps my Excel version) and said they want something simple. Like a timeline of events happening during the course of the project. Not everything, just key milestones and dates and stuff like that. Well, you quickly go hoping to Visio…and…oh, what’s that? […]

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