Best practices for making Gantt charts and get a free Gantt Chart Excel template in my project management resource library.
Find out the best places to find free project management templates that are available for download online.
Manage your To Do list easily with this action log template. This simple and smart tracker is good for anyone who wants to keep on top of what needs to be done by when, especially if you have actions to track from lots of meetings. Oh, and it’s free! Get the template here.
SIPOC is a visual process mapping tool that can help you see the big picture, identify the individuals involved and then plan more effectively.
In this article we’ll look at the types of artifacts in project management, typical documents for each type.
Download a free Roles and Responsibilities template to help you define what each person on the team should be doing. This template is great for setting out the accountabilities of each individual and providing clarity on what you expect from them at the start of each project.
Get this free checklist to help speed up your project initiation meetings. This is the document you want in your bag when you meet your project sponsor for the first time!
In this guide to project meetings learn about the different types of meeting you’ll hold on your project (and one to definitely avoid!). There are also some tips on how to make your attendees feel as if the meeting is relevant to them.
RAID in project management is so important! If you have no idea what that means this article breaks it all down for you. It includes a video interview with Keith Rickman.
A 10 step guide on how to take over an existing project along with a free checklist. I will guide you through how to assess the state of the project you’ve inherited.
Download a free agenda template for a lessons learned or post-implementation meeting. Great time-saver for your project closure work and it’s also something you can use as you go through your project to make sure you are regularly discussing and documenting the lessons you are learning along the way.
Project management can create a lot of paperwork, and it’s not always the stuff you want or need. Let’s talk about the essentials. Here are nine documents that no self-respecting project should be without.