Gantt Chart in Project Management: Definition & Examples


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What does a Gantt Chart show?

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1. When were Gantt charts first developed?

2. What is the first step in creating a Gantt Chart?

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Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Gantt charts are useful tools for organizing projects and events. The quiz asks you about the development, benefits and uses of a Gantt chart for project management.

About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz asks you to:

  • Describe what a Gantt chart shows
  • Tell when Gantt charts were first developed
  • Name the first step to making a Gantt chart
  • Give an advantage of using Gantt charts for project management
  • Identify a situation where using a Gantt chart would not be necessary

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pull the most useful information from the lesson on Gantt charts
  • Information recall - access your understanding to identify the main advantages of using Gantt charts
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding of Gantt charts to identify a situation where another tool would be more useful

Additional Learning

Discover more about Gantt charts in the accompanying lesson called Gantt Chart in Project Management: Definition & Examples. The lesson teaches you to:

  • Name common uses for a Gantt chart
  • Explain the history of Gantt charts
  • Identify Gantt chart advantages and disadvantages
  • Recognize the appearance of Gantt charts by viewing examples