Gantt Charts

Gantt Charts in Excel

Gantt charts in Excel, named after the American engineer, Henry Gantt provide an excellent graphical representation of the progress of a project with time.  Many software are available to create Gantt charts. A Gantt chart is a bar chart which depicts a project time-frame. It shows for example the start and finish dates of a project and represents graphically the duration of tasks against the time. It is a useful graphical tool for planning and managing projects. You can easily monitor the progress of a project using a Gantt chart.  Using a Gantt chart you can decide how much time a project should take. As shown in the training video the tasks are carried out in a certain order. Modern Gantt charts show dependencies between tasks. You can also include milestones in Gantt charts.

Further reading:
EVOLUTION OF THE GANTT CHART

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