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Gantt Charts

Gantt Charts






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    • Gantt ChartsRegion 6Bonnie BrimeyerMichelle CullenLarry HlavacekTiffany KennedyNadine FisherCrystal Westphal
    • Gantt Charts Intro & Terms History Evolution How to Create Examples of Basic, Multiple Milestones, & Daily Examples of Summary, Earned Value, & Stoplight QI Team Region 6
    • Gantt ChartsPlan out your process Understand the need to pave the way for change Create a detailed implementation plan to help your change be successful Develop a Gantt Chart to display your implementation plan QI Team Region 6
    • Change is inevitable  Would the Neanderthal Man have survived if he had been willing to change???  What will happen to us if we aren’t willing to accept change? QI Team Region 6
    • Planning forImplementation QI Team Region 6
    • Reasons to use A great deal of time, resources, energy, emotion spent on identifying solutions Assures a smoother execution Details steps, predecessors, and timeline Determination of who needs to be involved Builds in accountability QI Team Region 6
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    • A Gantt Chart is a Matrix Consists of: – Horizontal Axis – Vertical Axis – Graph Area QI Team Region 6
    • Horizontal Axis The Gantt chart is constructed with a horizontal axis representing the total time span of the project, broken down into increments (days, weeks, or months). QI Team Region 6
    • Vertical Axis The Gantt chart is constructed with a vertical axis representing the tasks that make up the project. QI Team Region 6
    • Graph AreaThe Gantt chart is constructed with a graph area whichcontains horizontal bars for each task connecting theperiod start and period ending symbols. Horizontal Bar End Start Start QI Team Region 6
    • Gantt Charts Have Variants  Milestones  Resources  Status  Dependencies QI Team Region 6
    • Milestones Milestones are important checkpoints or interim goals for a project. Milestone QI Team Region 6
    • ResourcesFor team projects, it often helps to have an additionalcolumn containing numbers or initials which identifywho on the team is responsible for the task. QI Team Region 6
    • StatusThe chart is updated by filling in the tasksbar to a length proportional to the amount ofwork that has been finished. Status QI Team Region 6
    • DependenciesAn essential concept that some activities aredependent on other activities being completedfirst. Dependencies QI Team Region 6
    • Gantt Chart – Microsoft Project QI Team Region 6
    • Gantt Chart of LCPH Strategic PlanA B C D =IF(AND(D$1>=$B2,D$1<=$C2),"X","") Conditional Format cells when cell contains an “X”, set color to green Set font color to green QI Team Region 6
    • Dependencies Gantt ChartSource: http://www.ganttchart.com/GanttwithDependenciesExample.html QI Team Region 6
    • Multiple Milestones GanttSource: http://www.ganttchart.com/MilestonesGanttExample.html QI Team Region 6
    • Daily Gantt ChartSource: http://www.ganttchart.com/BarGanttExample.html QI Team Region 6
    • Example - Stoplight Gantt QI Team Region 6
    • Example – Summary Gantt QI Team Region 6
    • Example – Earned Value Gantt QI Team Region 6