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Project Management

Gantt Chart Examples for Project Management

Nathan Gilmore
May 9, 2012

A gantt chart is simply a timeline view of your project. It’s a tool that helps you manage all of the different resources, people, and tasks along the way to accomplishing your project goal.  

In this article, we’ll show you a simple gantt chart sample and explain 5 basic features you’ll find in every gantt chart. You’ll also find examples of how to make a gantt chart for your projects.

Elements of a gantt chart: Example & explanations

Gantt charts may seem complicated at first. But once you understand the basics, you’ll know how to use a gantt chart to plan and manage your projects with ease. 

This sample gantt chart highlights 5 key gantt chart features:

example of a gantt chart with basic elements highlighted

Let’s take a closer look at the basic elements of a gantt chart:

Additional gantt chart resources & examples

Want to learn more? Here are a few resources—with additional gantt chart examples—to help you out.


Create your own gantt chart for free

If you need an easy way to create a gantt chart, give TeamGantt’s online gantt chart software a try. TeamGantt enables you to build project plans in minutes and track progress in real time.

Try TeamGantt for free today!


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