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A Solid, Editable Project Plan PowerPoint Template Pack (Free)
Are you looking for a slick, editable project plan PowerPoint template?
You know, a template that will help you present any project schedule, status or report in a clear and concise way.
A template that’ll help you look professional.
And save a huge amount of time.
Then, look no further.
In today’s post, you’re going to get you hands on a gorgeous presentation bundle that includes:
Project plan template slides
The Gantt chart
Status & report templates
And much more
Use them to communicate on action items, business goals, work flows….
Project Plan, Project Schedule… Hum But What Is It Exactly?
Maybe we could get this post started with some stupid-simple definitions to get you on track.
What do you think?
The Project Plan is basically used to manage the execution of a project.
It documents “the actions necessary to define, prepare, integrate and coordinate the various planning activities […] throughout the course of the project” (source).
It usually include a Project Schedule that lists down dates for specific tasks /activities needed to meet the project plan’s milestones.
Both of them are usually used as a communication tool to ensure the right people share and understand the project in which they’re involved.
What You Can (and Should) Include in a Project Plan
Here are a few pieces of information to include for an effective project plan:
Project goals & objectives (what do you expect to achieve)
Scope (what needs to be done to achieve goals)
Deliverables (concrete steps and results to be achieved during the project)
Start & finish dates (and/or milestones)
Responsible people (who’s in charge of what)
Here’s a simple project plan schedule coming straight from the presentation package:
Another one, viewed month by month as well:
Now, below you’ll find the Gantt chart PowerPoint template, which is basically a bar chart that illustrates a project schedule:
You can add additional elements such as the start and finish dates:
Below, project plan and flow illustrations.
Use them to indicate project steps, or key deliverables along with details.
Here, project timelines:
Additional project status report templates:
Bonus: There are more template slides that are not shown in this post inside the bundle.
How To Use These Templates
If you need to customize some of the slides for your own use, you can ungroup the different shapes like this: