Project Template with Schedule and Budget Variance

Project with Schedule & Budget Variance

Project with Schedule & Budget Variance
 

Track project and budget performance all in one sheet. This template includes status summary, budget and schedule variance, and Gantt chart with dependencies. You'll easily compare estimated and actual labor, materials, and other costs.

Template design and key features

 

Customizable Columns

 
Task Description
Enter a task name in the Primary Column (used for Smartsheet automated emails)
 
Status
Show task status visually using RYG balls
 
Percent Complete
Track task completion and show progress bars on your gantt chart
 
Planned Start & End Dates
Enter the Planned Start Date and End Date for each task
 
Actual Start Date & Date Variance
Add Actual Start Date when each task begins — a formula calculates difference from Start Date
 
Estimated Labor & Materials
Enter your labor and materials estimates — a formula calculates Estimate Total
 
Actuals & Budget Variance
Add Actual Labor and Actual Materials - a formula calculates Actual Total & Budget Variance
 
Duration
Calculate automatically from Start & End Dates, or enter a new value
 
Predecessors
Enter row number for preceding tasks, or drag and drop Gantt bars to set dependencies

Collaborative Features

 
File Attachments
Store documents & links on each row
 
Alerts & Reminders
Set alerts for due dates & sheet changes
 
Comments
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
 
Sharing
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