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 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 (print)
Project concept canvas (digital)
Project profile tool
Stakeholder register & communications plan
Empathy map (print)
Empathy map (digital)
Simple business case
Detailed business case
Basic Gantt chart
Open source software
Simple project budget
Request for proposal (RFP)
Risk register
Project position description
Status report
Change request
Project reflection
Project review

Project sizing calculator

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