How do I create a project timeline template?
Write a project scope statement.
Create a work breakdown structure (WBS)
Break each work package into tasks.
Determine project dependencies.
Determine total time needed for each task.
Identify resource availability.
Identify important milestones.
Build your project management timeline.
How do I insert a slicer in Excel without a table?
On the Home tab, go to Insert > Slicer. In the Insert Slicers dialog box, select the check boxes for the fields you want to display, then select OK. A slicer will be created for every field that you selected.
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