Every business that adopts a project will want to consider using a Gantt chart to monitor its project progress. The Gantt chart is a well renowned business project tool used to identify the progress of a project in its various stages to ensure full success.
It is a very complete recording of the different aspects of the project. It will identify the project leader and the sub-categories of the project with their corresponding leaders. It has a bar chart to show the details of the project diagrammatically, allowing an easy understanding of the facts about the project in progress.
A Gantt chart is not only used in businesses today to display project schedule but also in Information Technology where data may be collected and collated in a pictorial form.
A Gantt chart template usually lists the following sections:
* Company name
* Project name
* Project leader
* Work Breakdown Structure
* Start and End dates
For each task, the following information is recorded:
*Percentage of completion
* Working Days
* Days completed
* Days remaining
The Right side of the Gantt chart displays the horizontal bar chart which records:
* Date of task
* Duration of task
Each row of task in progress records the bar of progression with possible critical and slack paths listed for a better understanding of the way the task is progressing. A Gantt chart may identify critical and non-critical activities.
Consider the attached sample template for your convenience.