Free Project Management Tools

In this sub-section, we offer a collection of free project management tools and free project management templates. Download and adapt them to your needs.





We are expanding this sub-section. So, should you have comments, recommendations, suggestions for improvements, or additional tools or templates, please let us know:

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(1) Risk Management

(2) Project Management Plan Template

Here, we build up a small collection of templates you can use for putting together project planning documents. To save space most of them are zipped.

(3) Milestone Trend Analysis (MTA)

  • Milestone Trend Analysis Template
    (download and un-zip it to get xls-format)
    does not contain any macros or VBA code, uses only standard Microsoft Office Excel functionality for creating the MTA chart.

(4) Earned Value Analysis (EVA)

  • Earned Value Analysis Template
    (download and un-zip it to get xls-format)
    does not contain any macros or VBA code, uses only standard Microsoft Office Excel functionality for creating the EVA, SPI, CPI charts.

(5) Project Reports

(6) Records

(7) Project Selection and Prioritization

  • Project Evaluation Template
    (download and un-zip it to get xls-format)
    does not contain any macros or VBA code, uses only standard Microsoft Office Excel functionality for calculating Present Values (PV), Net Present Value (NPV), Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Benefit / Cost Ratio (BCR).
  • Project Prioritization Template
    (download and un-zip it to get xls-format)
    does not contain any macros or VBA code, uses only standard Microsoft Office Excel functionality.

In case you would like to use practical and useful packages of tools, templates and checklists, here you can get them. They save you a lot of time, are easy to use and easy to change:

(1) Definition and Planning Phase

Templates & Checklists for Definition and Planning Phase

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(2) Implementation and Closure Phase

Templates & Checklists for Implementation and Closure Phase

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(3) All four PM Phases in one Set

Templates & Checklists for Implementation and Closure Phase
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Remark:

In all our free project management tools and templates we use only minimum formatting since we assume that you have your own formatting standards in your organization. Adapt and extend them to your needs, just do not re-sell them.

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E-book: Introduction to Project Management

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If you would like to get a compact overview of project management, then we offer this e-book in pdf-format that introduces the basic PM concepts. It is also a good preparation of classroom training in project management. The e-book contains five lessons, complemented by five tests and a final test, which are integral part of the book. The tests do not only help you to check your learning progress but also enhance your understanding of project management. Together with the e-book you receive a separate answer key for all tests, also in pdf-format. Click here for more info.

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CBT: Introduction to Project Management

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Alternatively, you can purchase a computer based training (CBT) which you easily install on your computer and run in your preferred browser. Like the e-book, it is also organized into five lessons, five corresponding tests, and a final test. It takes typically four to six hours to work through the whole course including all the tests. Click here for more info.

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e-book: Project Planning Guide

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templates and checklists - all phases

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