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How to Create a Gantt Chart Using Microsoft Excel

~ By Dr Eugene O'Loughlin

A Gantt chart is a popular project management bar chart that tracks tasks across time. When first developed in 1917, the Gantt chart did not show the relationships between tasks. This has become common in current use, as both time and interdependencies between tasks are tracked.

Since their first introduction, Gantt charts have become an industry standard. They are an important project management tool used for showing the phases, tasks, milestones and resources needed as part of a project.

This video presentation is a step-by-step guide to creating a basic Gantt chart using Microsoft Excel.



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9th June 2019 11:25pm
Nicola OSullivan (Coventry) says...
Thank you, I am so glad I found this video, it helped me learn in a very simple way how to create a Gantt Chart. Helped me with my Business diploma.
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9th May 2018 3:41pm
Kelsey (Minneapolis) says...
Fabulous video - I was able to whip this up right alongside watching the video. Bookmarking for future!
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11th May 2016 9:34am
Kevin Murphy (LONDON) says...
Excellent example, clearly explained, succinct. Most helpful. I wish all videos were delivered as well as this.
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16th October 2015 12:58pm
Helen Caton (Rugby) says...
Thank you for this - you've helped me deliver a gantt chart in a really straightforward way. Genuinely much appreciated!

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