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Plan projects and track deadlines

Plan projects and track deadlines

Organize your work - whether individual tasks or business projects - with a quick Microsoft To-Do list or a bigger-picture task board in Microsoft Planner. Use templates to share your project plan or timeline with stakeholders.

Try these three options to accomplish your business goals, whether large or small:

1. Track your tasks and deadlines with Microsoft To-Do

Start simply, but powerfully - jot down your top tasks to accomplish today in Microsoft To-Do, and set due dates and reminders for future tasks.

  1. Download the Microsoft To-Do app to work on the go, or go to Microsoft To-Do in your browser.

  2. Select Add a task and type your first task.

  3. Press ENTER or RETURN and then type your next task.

  4. To add a reminder or due date to a task, select it, and then choose Remind me or Add due date.

Need a little help? Learn how to: Add due dates and reminders to your to-dos.

2. Plan and track your projects with Microsoft Planner

Use a task board to track a project with Microsoft Planner. You can quickly set up a project and assign tasks to buckets and view the tasks all up on a board so you can quickly see the status of each task.

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You can set up your project in many ways, depending on your business. For example, these videos show you how to use Microsoft Planner to:

Need a little help? Learn how to:

3. Communicate about your project with templates

Download these templates to track projects or show project timelines in a graphical way with Microsoft Excel or PowerPoint: Timeline templates

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