Unit 5 Assignment – Project: GANTT Chart With MS Excel This assessment addresses the following course objective(s): Evaluate strategies for managing proje

 

This assessment addresses the following course objective(s):

  • Evaluate strategies for managing project scope, time, cost, and quality.
  • Create project deliverables.

Instructions

In this assignment, you will be creating a full Gantt Chart for your project using the WBS you created in Week 4. You will now need to select a project management tool for this assignment.

 

Using this provided attachment please complete:

  • Level 2 sub-deliverables and Level 3 work package tasks
  • Dates and Durations
  • Add resources (Stakeholders)

https://www.ablebits.com/office-addins-blog/2014/05/23/make-gantt-chart-excel/

https://templates.office.com/en-us/Gantt-project-planner-TM02887601?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

https://www.excel-easy.com/examples/gantt-chart.html

ProjectSchedule

Create a Project Schedule in this worksheet.
Enter title of this project in cell B1.
Information about how to use this worksheet, including instructions for screen readers and the author of this workbook is in the About worksheet.
Continue navigating down column A to hear further instructions.
PROJECT TITLE
Enter Company Name in cell B2.
Enter the name of the Project Lead in cell B3. Enter the Project Start date in cell E3. Pooject Start: label is in cell C3.Project ManagerProject Start:Sun, 6/6/2021
The Display Week in cell E4 represents the starting week to display in the project schedule in cell I4. The project start date is considered Week 1. To change the display week, simply enter a new week number in cell E4.
The starting date for each week, starting with the display week from cell E4, starts in cell I4 and is auto calculated. There are 8 weeks represented in this view from cell I4 through cell BF4.
You should not modify these cells.
Display Week: label is in cell C4.
Display Week:1Jun 7, 2021Jun 14, 2021Jun 21, 2021Jun 28, 2021Jul 5, 2021Jul 12, 2021Jul 19, 2021Jul 26, 2021Aug 2, 2021Aug 9, 2021Aug 16, 2021Aug 23, 2021Aug 30, 2021Sep 6, 2021
Cells I5 through BL5 contain the day number for the week represented in the cell block above each date cell and are auto calculated.
You should not modify these cells.
Today’s date is outlined in Red (hex #AD3815) from today’s date in row 5 through the entire date column to the end of the project schedule.
7891011121314151617181920212223242526272829301234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303112345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031123456789101112
This row contains headers for the project schedule that follows below them.
Navigate from B6 through BL 6 to hear the content. The first letter of each day of the week for the date above that heading, starts in cell I6 and continues through cell BL6.
All project timeline charting is auto generated based on the start and end dates entered, using conditional formats.
Do not modify content in cells within columns after column I starting with cell I7.
Work Package TaskASSIGNED
TO
PROGRESSSTARTENDDAYSMTWTFSSMTWTFSSMTWTFSSMTWTFSSMTWTFSSMTWTFSSMTWTFSSMTWTFSSMTWTFSSMTWTFSSMTWTFSSMTWTFSSMTWTFSSMTWTFSS
Do not delete this row. This row is hidden to preserve a formula that is used to highlight the curren day within the project schedule.ERROR:#NAME?
Cell B8 contains the Phase 1 sample title.
Enter a new Title in cell B8.
Enter a name to assign the phase to, if it applies for your project, in cell C8.
Enter Progress for the entire phase, if it applies for your project, in cell D8.
Enter the start and end dates for the entire phase, if it applies for your project, in cells E8 and F8.
The Gantt chart will automatically fill in the appropriate dates and shade according to the progress entered.
To delete the phase and work only from Work Package Tasks, simply delete this row.
Level 1 TitleERROR:#NAME?
Cell B9 contains the sample Work Package Task “Work Package Task 1.”
Enter a new Work Package Task name in cell B9.
Enter a person to assign the Work Package Task to in cell C9.
Enter progres of the Work Package Task in cell D9. A progress bar appears in the cell and is shaded according to the number in the cell. For example, 50 percent progress would shade half of the cell.
Enter Work Package Task start date in cell E9.
Enter Work Package Task end date in cell F9.
A status bar shaded for the dates entered appears in blocks starting from cell I9 through BL9.
Work Package Task 1Example50%6/6/217/30/20ERROR:#NAME?
Rows 10 through 13 repeat the pattern from row 9.
Repeat the instructions from cell A9 for all Work Package Task rows in this worksheet. Overwrite any sample data.
A sample of another phase starts in cell A14.
Continue entering Work Package Tasks in cells A10 through A13 or go to cell A14 to learn more.
Work Package Task 2ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 3ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 4ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 5ERROR:#NAME?
The cell at right contains the Phase 2 sample title.
You can create a new phase at any time within column B. This project schedule does not require phases. To remove the phase, simply delete the row.
To create a new phase block in this row, enter a new Title in cell at right.
To continue adding Work Package Tasks to the phase above, enter a new row above this one and fill in the Work Package Task data as in cell A9’s instruction.
Update the Phase details in cell at right based on cell A8’s instruction.
Continue navigating down column A cells to learn more.
If you haven’t added any new rows in this worksheet, you will find 2 additional sample phase blocks have been created for you in cells B20 and B26. Otherwise, navigate through column A cells to find the additional blocks.
Repeat the instructions from cells A8 and A9 whenever you need to.
Level 2 TitleERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 1ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 2ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 3ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 4ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 5ERROR:#NAME?
Sample phase title blockPhase 3 TitleERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 1ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 2ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 3ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 4ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 5ERROR:#NAME?
Sample phase title blockLevel 4 TitleERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 1ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 2ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 3ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 4ERROR:#NAME?
Work Package Task 5ERROR:#NAME?
This is an empty rowERROR:#NAME?
This row marks the end of the Project Schedule. DO NOT enter anything in this row.
Insert new rows ABOVE this one to continue building out your Project Schedule.
Insert new rows ABOVE this oneERROR:#NAME?

About

SIMPLE GANTT CHART by Vertex42.com
https://www.vertex42.com/ExcelTemplates/simple-gantt-chart.html
About This Template
This template provides a simple way to create a Gantt chart to help visualize and track your project. Simply enter your tasks and start and end dates – no formulas required. The bars in the Gantt chart represent the duration of the task and are displayed using conditional formatting. Insert new tasks by inserting new rows.
Guide for Screen Readers
There are 2 worksheets in this workbook.

TimeSheet
About

The instructions for each worksheet are in the A column starting in cell A1 of each worksheet. They are written with hidden text. Each step guides you through the information in that row. Each subsequent step continues in cell A2, A3, and so on, unless otherwise explicitly directed. For example, instruction text might say “continue to cell A6” for the next step.

This hidden text will not print.

To remove these instructions from the worksheet, simply delete column A.

Additional Help
Click on the link below to visit vertex42.com and learn more about how to use this template, such as how to calculate days and work days, create task dependencies, change the colors of the bars, add a scroll bar to make it easier to change the display week, extend the date range displayed in the chart, etc.
How to Use the Simple Gantt Chart
More Project Management Templates
Visit Vertex42.com to download other project management templates, including different types of project schedules, Gantt charts, tasks lists, etc.
Project Management Templates
About Vertex42
Vertex42.com provides over 300 professionally designed spreadsheet templates for business, home, and education – most of which are free to download. Their collection includes a variety of calendars, planners, and schedules as well as personal finance spreadsheets for budgeting, debt reduction, and loan amortization.
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