Developing a Roadmap Timeline in PowerPoint

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Access PowerPoint, add slides and an overall theme.

Format a table in PowerPoint and add you title and information to the left hand column.

Import your project's information and improve your roadmap with design elements in PowerPint.

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2 hour estimate
No download needed
Split-screen video
Desktop only

In this project, you will learn how to create a roadmap timeline in Microsoft 365 PowerPoint. You will create a roadmap based on an example of the launch to a new company application. You will know when it is appropriate to utilize a roadmap and the important step following the creation. During this project, you will set up your own Microsoft 365 account online and choose an appropriate slide theme for your business needs. Next, you will analyze your data and apply a table to mirror your needs. Your table will be customized to your own preference. After this, you will import your project’s timelines and milestones for easy communication. Finally, this will then enhance with design elements for not only an aesthetically pleasing table, but for better communication.


Small business owners, business analysts

Skills you will develop

  • Project Management

  • Business Communication

  • Business Process Management

  • Organizing (Management)

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. Access PowerPoint and familiarize yourself with adding slides and an overall theme.

  2. Choose and format your roadmap table in PowerPoint.

  3. Add your information to the top row and far left column on your roadmap table in PowerPoint.

  4. Create the boxes and import your project information into the roadmap table in PowerPoint.

  5. Improve your roadmap in PowerPoint with design elements.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.

You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.

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Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.

You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.