Gantt Project Template with Hard Deadline

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Gantt Project with Hard Deadline

Gantt Project with Hard Deadline

If your project has a firm deadline, use this project template to help you work backwards to determine start dates for preceding tasks. It's a huge time-saver when planning launches, events, or other projects with concrete deadlines.

Template design and key features


Customizable Columns

Deadline, Start & End Dates
Enter deadline at the top of the sheet, in the Start & End Date columns, drag Gantt bar to change
Task Name
Enter a task name in the Primary Column (used for Smartsheet automated emails)
At Risk
Use flags to highlight at risk tasks
Assigned To
Pick task owners from your Smartsheet contacts
% Complete
Track project status & show progress bars on your Gantt chart
Calculate automatically from Start & End Dates, or enter a new value
Enter row number for preceding tasks, or drag and drop Gantt bars to set dependencies
Add status details or other brief notes about each task

Collaborative Features

File Attachments
Store documents & links on each row
Alerts & Reminders
Set alerts for due dates & sheet changes
Log task details, comments, & notes
Gantt Chart
See task dates & dependencies
Calendar View
View & edit tasks in a calendar
Row Hierarchy
Organize tasks into collapsible sections
Collaborate in real-time with your team
Update Requests
Request updates on task status
Web Forms
Collect new rows & take action
Mobile App
View & update your project on the go

Working with the Gantt chart


Sharing with different access levels


Collaborating on the project with your team


Getting project updates from your team


Managing multiple projects


Learning resources