Create a Simple Gantt Chart using Microsoft Excel

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create a simple Gantt chart from scratch using Microsoft Excel

Clock2 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will be able to create a simple Gantt chart to manage your next project. You will utilize the free online version of Microsoft Excel to create a Gantt chart from scratch. This Gantt chart will give you a better idea of how bar charts and conditional formatting work. This guide will incorporate some Excel functions to teach you how to use conditional formatting to make your chart and data interactive. In addition, this Gantt chart will allow you to track multiple tasks that run parallel with each other, and will incorporate some unique features such as a weekly view bar to organize dates more efficiently.

Skills you will develop

Gantt ChartMicrosoft Excelconditional formattingExcel Functions

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Analyze Gantt chart

  2. Set up your project data

  3. Format timeline

  4. Add bars and highlight today’s date

  5. Incorporate additional features

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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