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Gantt Charts


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Gantt Charts

  1. 1. Gantt ChartsRegion 6Bonnie BrimeyerMichelle CullenLarry HlavacekTiffany KennedyNadine FisherCrystal Westphal
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. Planning forImplementation QI Team Region 6
  6. 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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  11. 11. A Gantt Chart is a Matrix Consists of: – Horizontal Axis – Vertical Axis – Graph Area QI Team Region 6
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. Vertical Axis The Gantt chart is constructed with a vertical axis representing the tasks that make up the project. QI Team Region 6
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. Gantt Charts Have Variants  Milestones  Resources  Status  Dependencies QI Team Region 6
  16. 16. Milestones Milestones are important checkpoints or interim goals for a project. Milestone QI Team Region 6
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. 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
  19. 19. DependenciesAn essential concept that some activities aredependent on other activities being completedfirst. Dependencies QI Team Region 6
  20. 20. Gantt Chart – Microsoft Project QI Team Region 6
  21. 21. 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
  22. 22. Dependencies Gantt ChartSource: QI Team Region 6
  23. 23. Multiple Milestones GanttSource: QI Team Region 6
  24. 24. Daily Gantt ChartSource: QI Team Region 6
  25. 25. Example - Stoplight Gantt QI Team Region 6
  26. 26. Example – Summary Gantt QI Team Region 6
  27. 27. Example – Earned Value Gantt QI Team Region 6