Project Management Templates

The following links provide access to Project Management Templates. These websites and their templates have been reviewed by multiple people over time and rated for Cost, Ease of Use and How Useful the site and its materials are in controlling a project. The ideal site would be Free, and have a score of 5 for Ease of Use and a score of 5 for Useful.

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Overall Rating (3-15) : 13
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 5
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 4
Comments :easy to download templates, user friendly,
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 13
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Unsure
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 3
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 5
Comments :Combines MS Project and Sharepoint, documents able to be edited online when logged into free microsoft account, good for sharing documents and ensuring updated versions remain accessable to all users. Able to operate on a large scale for global organisations
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 13
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 5
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 4
Comments :All free templates, no explanation on how to use them but very easy to find
An extensive list, easy to use
An extensive list, easy to use
List of templates extensive, need to be able to define the headings etc. yourself A list of mostly .zip files, but they wouldn’t open on my PC. That could be just my setup, as others seemed to work fine.All free templates, no explanation on how to use them but very easy to find
An extensive list, easy to use
An extensive list, easy to use
List of templates extensive, need to be able to define the headings etc. yourself A list of mostly .zip files, but they wouldn’t open on my PC. That could be just my setup, as others seemed to work fine.All free templates, no explanation on how to use them but very easy to find
An extensive list, easy to use
An extensive list, easy to use
List of templates extensive, need to be able to define the headings etc. yourself A list of mostly .zip files, but they wouldn’t open on my PC. That could be just my setup, as others seemed to work fine.
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 12
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 4
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 4
Comments :Has links to free templates. Also has information and explanations, in regards to technical terms,good for beginners.
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 12
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 4
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 4
Comments :templates are iaw UoA Framework
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 12
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 4
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 4
Comments :plenty of templates and guide for all different types of governmental projects/ Provides fact sheets and heaps of good templates. A wide range of templates and background information.
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 12
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : free/free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 4
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 4
Comments :pdf templates only / pdf templates only, cannot edit but very clear and easy to use.
Templates are in PDF, so not easy to use. Simple format though.
pdf templates only / pdf templates only, cannot edit but very clear and easy to use.
Templates are in PDF, so not easy to use. Simple format though. Some Templates give examples which is good, PDF so cannot editpdf templates only / pdf templates only, cannot edit but very clear and easy to use.
Templates are in PDF, so not easy to use. Simple format though.
pdf templates only / pdf templates only, cannot edit but very clear and easy to use.
Templates are in PDF, so not easy to use. Simple format though. Some Templates give examples which is good, PDF so cannot editpdf templates only / pdf templates only, cannot edit but very clear and easy to use.
Templates are in PDF, so not easy to use. Simple format though.
pdf templates only / pdf templates only, cannot edit but very clear and easy to use.
Templates are in PDF, so not easy to use. Simple format though. Some Templates give examples which is good, PDF so cannot edit
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 12
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : free page
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 4
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 4
Comments :Document templates with detail on specific topics – initiation, problem solving tools, status reports, project charter, risk management, planning tools etc. Only negative is that templates are not able to be edited 😉
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 12
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free / Free / Free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 4
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 4
Comments :Has a number of free templates including various checklists Many different free templates in MS Word and Excel and PDF
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 11
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Cost
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 1
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 5
Comments :Combines MS Project and Sharepoint Would require high level skills in both Project and Sharepoint to get the full value of. Power users only! (Or if you had a full in-house IT team to implement solutionand train staff)
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 11
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 13
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 4
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 10
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Email sign up required.
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 4
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : incorrect web address – new address added – range of ebooks on Project Management, but requires subscription to access full book, but some information and diagrams available below the book blurb.
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 10
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 4
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : Free Includes dashboard and file storage amongst other things in free version. Paid additions such as CRM, Issue tracker and invoices.
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 10
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Trial/Cost
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 4
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : Project Management Template kit includes all of the templates you need for projects.
No templates – just graphical templates add in for Powerpoint – i.e. fancy gantt charts and timelines $49 per individual license. Trial version available for download. Useful plug-in for making project presentations in Power Point. $295 per user and cheaper if there are more users. Project Management Template kit includes all of the templates you need for projects.
No templates – just graphical templates add in for Powerpoint – i.e. fancy gantt charts and timelines $49 per individual license. Trial version available for download. Useful plug-in for making project presentations in Power Point. $295 per user and cheaper if there are more users. Project Management Template kit includes all of the templates you need for projects.
No templates – just graphical templates add in for Powerpoint – i.e. fancy gantt charts and timelines $49 per individual license. Trial version available for download. Useful plug-in for making project presentations in Power Point. $295 per user and cheaper if there are more users.
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 10
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 4
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : Various PMBOK based templates, well organised by process
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 9
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : free, free for 21 days then paid
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 3
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : Templates grouped under business category eg. aerospace, construction, government, green – has webcasts, tutorial seems to be ok and helpful, integration with excel and outlook
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 9
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free Trial for 30 days then Personal $25/month Business $15, team $20pm
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 3
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : Links to other template from Google Docs, etc.
not that easy to navigate to what you want!
A bit sketchy to me, but if you are already working in PM you’ll find it okay, email task reminders, accessible from multiple devices, great integrationLinks to other template from Google Docs, etc.
not that easy to navigate to what you want!
A bit sketchy to me, but if you are already working in PM you’ll find it okay, email task reminders, accessible from multiple devices, great integration
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 9
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Trial
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 3
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : Couldn’t open a test template, looked amateurish. Need to join and pay monthly.
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 9
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 3
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : Is a blog site, has mixed information – very little appears to be relevant.
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 9
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Login/Register $129.00USD + local rego (QLD $50.00)
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 3
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : More than 50 templates, plans and forms are included, covering the entire Project Life Cycle. CLH
over 1000 templates, Tools Templates More than 50 templates, plans and forms are included, covering the entire Project Life Cycle. CLH
over 1000 templates, Tools Templates
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 9
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : $197-$497
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 3
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : 30 day free trial, $15 pp/pm
Had to register so didn’t bother
Could only see one Gantt chart but may be more30 day free trial, $15 pp/pm
Had to register so didn’t bother
Could only see one Gantt chart but may be more
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 08/01/00
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 02/01/1900
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 02/01/1900
Comments : Need to conduct a search using “Project” as the main identifer
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 9
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free FreeFree Free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 3
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : Open source Six Sigma’s Free template, eg Project Charter, Business Case, Stakeholder Analysis, Benefits Calculation.
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 8
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free, free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 2
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : Good range of template through multiple PM components
use different terminology for the phases within the project
used for government projectsGood range of template through multiple PM components
use different terminology for the phases within the project
used for government projects
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 8
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free / Free No longer free ($30-50)Free / Free No longer free ($30-50)
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 2
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : Excel based difficult to navigate / Excel never looks great for for presentation but is practical to use.
Has tutorials, view template example but now in PDF – did not rate as could not useExcel based difficult to navigate / Excel never looks great for for presentation but is practical to use.
Has tutorials, view template example but now in PDF – did not rate as could not use
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 07/01/00
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) :Free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 01/01/1900
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 02/01/1900
Comments : Easy to use search engine. Many PM templates available. Free templates if you answer survey questions. Easy to navigate site and useful tools
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 7
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) :First Base camp is free the rest is $29 per month. Now up to version 3
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 3
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 2
Comments : Awkward site however has an APP
this is more an online (cloud type) site for teams involved in a project ca collaborate Awkward site however has an APP
this is more an online (cloud type) site for teams involved in a project ca collaborate
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 7
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) :Free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 1
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 3
Comments : excel based- looks fidily, difficult to read.
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 7
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) :Free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 3
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 2
Comments : Free but very basic/too basic Cannot find webpage at that address.
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Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) :$50.00 to $200.00 depending on the set-up requirement
14 day free trial, wants credit card details!
Cancel before trial ends or you will be charged $50 mth for the team plan
4 different packages if you like what you see$50.00 to $200.00 depending on the set-up requirement
14 day free trial, wants credit card details!
Cancel before trial ends or you will be charged $50 mth for the team plan

Overall Rating (3-15) : 7

4 different packages if you like what you see

Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 3
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 2
Comments : 14 day free trial $20-200/mth
(unable to demo product) – Looks fairly well targeted to software development teams.
Project and task management app, professional looking website, 14 day free trial $20-200/mth
(unable to demo product) – Looks fairly well targeted to software development teams.
Project and task management app, professional looking website,
Site : Bestoutcome
Overall Rating (3-15) : 6
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) :30 days free trial
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 2
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 2
Comments : Need to request a demo to find out more about tools. Claims to be “one version of the truth” on all portfolios, projects and programmes
Site : Grapple
Overall Rating (3-15) : 6
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : – / $15 per month
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 2
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 2
Comments : Requests credit card details after sign-up / a lot of pop advertisments pop up throughout the webste, very annoying. But once reading through it it wasn’t that bad to understand what you get.
All kinds of popups, including ones to stop you from leaving the site, kept crashing my browser
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 6
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 2
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 2
Comments : Free, easy to interpret and understand
Very useful project management plan template, with checklists
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 6
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free, ? Books for cost, free articles on subjects.
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 4
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 1
Comments : Links to books and a few templates available
links to articles but could not open any templates As the name suggests, it focusses on Agile.
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 6
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free/Cost. Free templates, if you enter contact details
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 2
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 2
Comments : $295 per user, discounted price more users. These Free Project Management Templates include a Risk Plan, Risk Process, Risk Form and Risk Register for Projects. Valued at $29.95 you can download them here, for free! Or $295 for
Project Management Template kit includes all of the templates you need for projects.More than 50 templates, plans and forms are included, covering the entire Project Life Cycle.
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 6
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free Trial
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 2
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 2
Comments : Seems a bit complicated could not find a lot
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 6
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free / Links
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 2
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 2
Comments : A list of links to templates- some links broken/most you have to pay or register
A reference site, to other sites and their templates. Broken links and not easy to find and use.
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 6
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : cost
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 2
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 2
Comments : Redtooth – $5-15 pp/pm 30 day free trial only
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 6
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Cost, Cost/Free download for some
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 2
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 2
Comments : You can get some free samples with a quick sign-up but these are not extensive
Site : Project News Today
Overall Rating (3-15) : 5
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) :
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 3
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 1
Comments : The webpage is not very appealing, language is not of a high standard and although free templates are available, they are unstructured and basic
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 5
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 3
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 1
Comments : Top 8 templates for managing a project team , required to enter in email to receive the E Kit
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 4
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Have to register Signed up – could not see ongoing cost
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 2
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 1
Comments : Plan, track and collaborate easily with Zoho Projects, Format is a little had to follow – menu bar down the left side opens to lists of tasks, No templates available to use – have to develop on your own, no framework to follow
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 4
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : NA
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 2
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 1
Comments : Nothing related to Project Management – rather like a blog for ‘Thought Leadership’ – personal and professional development, noteworthy articles from the web (their words not mine 🙂
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 3
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Cost
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 1
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 1
Comments : $69.95 for a standard (only get pdf versions)
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 3
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : unknown
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 1
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 1
Comments : The webpages were not available. 404 error messages. Even twitter account links didn’t work.
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 3
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Free trial have to register. Need to register for 20 days ‘risk free’ trial
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 1
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 1
Comments : Download a free trial – is actually whole package of PM software, Project KickStart runs on Microsoft Windows
Site :
Overall Rating (3-15) : 3
Cost (Free, Trial, Cost) : Have to register
Ease of use (1=Hard to 5=Easy) : 1
Useful (1=Low Value to 5=High Value) : 1
Comments : You register for a QUOTE suggesting payment
Takes too long to navigate through links. This site is a list of project management related resources with links and review ratings. The links take you to the specific product site where you need to purchase to use.
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Overall Rating (3-15) : 0
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