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Project Planner (Advanced) – Excel Template

PURPOSE

Plan your projects quickly with the new Project Planner (Advanced) template.

PURPOSE

  • Determine if/when projects will complete
  • Estimate the cost of each project
  • Prepare project, resource & task schedules
  • Understand resource utilization
  • Identify opportunities to improve project completions & resource management

BENEFITS

  • Easy to use. Plan your projects in few minutes.
  • Saves time by automatically scheduling tasks
  • Ready-made printable schedules and plan
  • Flexible in accommodating common scenarios
  • All within Microsoft Excel. No programming used.

 

Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Summary - Project Timeline View
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Summary – Project Timeline View

REQUIREMENTS

You need a copy of Microsoft Excel. Supported versions: Microsoft Excel for Windows (2007, 2010 and 2013), Microsoft Excel for Mac (2011)

 

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FEATURES

  • Automatic scheduling of tasks given the inputs
  • Planning done at the granular unit of hours
  • Instantly create resource, task and project schedules (Gantt charts)
  • Schedule based on Project and Task prioritization
  • Resource can work on parallel projects
  • Each task can have up to two predecessors (dependencies)
    • A task begins the day after its predecessors have ended.
  • Project Start Dates can be restricted (optional)
  • Project/Task due dates can be input (optional) to compute completion on time
  • Customize company weekends (non-working days) and holidays
  • Each resource can have different work hours for each weekday
  • Each resource can have personal leave days (partial or full)
  • Each resource can have different cost per hour

HIGHLIGHTS

For detailed instructions on how to use the Excel Template, please visit the support page.

 

AUTOMATIC SCHEDULING

The template will automatically schedule tasks. You don’t have to manually specify who should work on which task for how many hours on each day. It needs just the following inputs:

  • Hours Required to complete a task
  • Resource assigned to the task
  • Resource availability.
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Tasks
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Tasks

 

It will automatically create the schedule as seen below in the Gantt chart below.

Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Schedule - Project Gantt Chart
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Schedule – Project Gantt Chart

 

CONTROL THE SCHEDULE EASILY

Though the template will create schedule automatically, you can still control the schedule in many ways.

  • Enter Project Preferred Start Date (date before which Project should not start)
  • Enter Task Preferred Start Date (date before which Task should not start)
  • Prioritize Projects to ensure that higher priority projects are handled first
  • Prioritize Tasks within a project to ensure that higher priority tasks are done first
  • Control Maximum allocation % of resource to a task, so that a resource can work on multiple tasks at the same time
  • Up to 2 Predecessors can be assigned for each task to reflect the dependencies

 

Project Planner Advanced Excel Template - Projects - Optional
Project Planner Advanced Excel Template – Projects – Optional

 

Project Planner Advanced Excel Template - Tasks- Optional
Project Planner Advanced Excel Template – Tasks- Optional

 

APPLICABLE TO PRACTICAL SCENARIOS

The template accommodates common practical business scenarios by providing options to handle the following resource availability constraints.

  • Resource availability by weekday
  • Resource personal leave in hours
  • Company Holidays
  • Company Weekends
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Settings - Resources
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Settings – Resources

 

Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Settings – Company Weekends and Holidays
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Settings – Company Weekends and Holidays

 

Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Settings – Resource Leave
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Settings – Resource Leave

 

IMPROVED PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Visual cues to identify projects and tasks that will not complete, that will complete late and those that will start late
  • Instant access to resource utilization info. and Cost.
Project Planner Advanced Excel Template - Project Summary
Project Planner Advanced Excel Template – Project Summary

 

Project Planner Advanced Excel Template - Project Timeline view
Project Planner Advanced Excel Template – Project Timeline view

 

Project Planner Advanced Excel Template - Task Plan Result
Project Planner Advanced Excel Template – Task Plan Result

 

Project Planner Advanced Excel Template - Project Milestones
Project Planner Advanced Excel Template – Project Milestones

 

Project Planner Advanced Excel Template - Resource Utilization
Project Planner Advanced Excel Template – Resource Utilization

 

Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Summary - Project Schedule
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Summary – Project Schedule

 

Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Schedule – Resource Schedule
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Schedule – Resource Schedule

 

READY-MADE GANTT CHARTS AND REPORTING

  • Printable Project and resource summary with visual timelines
  • Customizable Gantt charts (daily/weekly/monthly) and any start date.

Project Planner Advanced Excel Template - Project SummaryProject Planner Advanced Excel Template – Project Summary

 

Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Summary - Project Timeline View
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Summary – Project Timeline View

 

Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Summary - Resource Summary
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Summary – Resource Summary

 

Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Schedule – Gantt Chart customization
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Schedule – Gantt Chart customization

 

Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Schedule - Project Gantt Chart
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Schedule – Project Gantt Chart

 

Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Schedule – Gantt Chart Weekly
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Schedule – Gantt Chart Weekly

 

Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Schedule – Gantt Chart Monthly
Project Planner (Advanced) Excel Template – Schedule – Gantt Chart Monthly

 

LIMITATIONS

  • Up to 30 resources can be included in planning
  • Maximum planning period is 366 days
  • Each task can have up to 2 predecessors. A task begins the day after its predecessors end.
  • By default limited to 250 tasks and 50 projects, but can easily be extended

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