Free project management resources

Unless otherwise indicated, these project management templates are provided free of charge by the Institute of Project Management under a GNU General Public License.

By downloading and using these resources, you accept their terms and conditions of use. In short, you can redistribute and/or modify these templates to your heart’s content, but without any warranty (real or implied) about their merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

These free project management templates are offered ‘as is’, and are not supported by a help desk. Please visit http://microsoft.com for editing tips and tricks (eg the excel sheets are protected to prevent accidentally overwriting formulas, but not password protected). Nevertheless, we welcome feedback on how they might be generally improved, so feel free to contact us!

You can also contact us if you are interested in learning how these or other project management assets might be customised for your project or organisation.

Project concept canvas
Stakeholder register & communications plan
Simple business case
Detailed business case
Business case review
Project authorisation / charter
Work breakdown structure (WBS)
Source: Vertex42 (external link)
Gantt chart wizard
Source: Office.com (external link)
Risk register
Source: CMS.gov (external link)
Simple project budget
Project position description
Status report
Change request
Project reflection – CPP
Project review plan
Project review – CPM

Project sizing calculator

Use this guide to determine whether you need a particular asset or template in your project.