Project Status Report Template

What is a Project Status Report ?


Project Status Report is an official document which reports on the current state of various aspects of a project. The status report which is published by the project manager at a regular frequency has details about the key milestones, budget, Schedule, risks, issues and information on change management. 

 A Project Status Report Template is a predefined document which can be used to create project status reports in a short time. Different organisations prefer formats and templates. In this article we have organised different types formats.

One Page Project Status Report Template

One Page Project Status Report Template
One Page Project Status Report Template
I have used Microsoft Word but you can use whatever document format you prefer. I have divided the report into 4 sections. Project Details and Summary Update, Project Key Parameters, Project Schedule and Risks/Issues. Download One Page Project Status Report Template.


Excel Project Status Report Template

Excel Status Report
Excel Status Report
In today's work culture where people do multitasking and work on different projects it is important that the information presented be precise and simple to read. Download Excel Project Status Report Template.

Project Status Report PPT Template

Project Status Report PPT Template
Project Status Report PPT Template
Using PowerPoint for status reports gives additional flexibility to make the status report more informative. The PPT template has 4 key sections - Summary, Timeline, 4 basic parameters and risks/issues section. As it is made in power point you can combine several projects status report into one presentation to report on multiple projects. Download One Page PowerPoint Status Report Template.

Monthly Project Status Report Template

Monthly Project Status Report Template
Monthly Project Status Report Template
The detailed monthly update template can be used to provide a comprehensive report to the project team, business stakeholders, sponsors or project. The detailed update covers the project team, project health card, schedule, financials, risks and decisions. It is a good fit for monthly project updates. Download Monthly Project Status PPT Report.


Status Reporting with MS Project

One Page MS Project Report
                            One Page MS Project Report
Preparing a status report with word or excel takes time as you will have to gather the relevant information and then update the report. It also takes time as you need to ensure that the content is right and you have covered all aspects of the report. Download the One Page Project Status Report MPP.


Project Dashboard Status Report Excel Template

Project Dashboard Excel Template
Project Dashboard Excel Template
The Project Dashboard using MS Excel allows a project manager to generate dashboards which can be used to display project status on bigger displays like TVs or Projectors. It can also be used to report status to senior level management. Download Project Dashboard Excel Template.


Weekly Status Report Excel Format

Weekly Status Report Template
Weekly Status Report

The weekly status report has sections which allow project managers to capture more details. Download the Excel Status Report.


Project Management PowerPoint Dashboard

Project Management PowerPoint Dashboard
Project Management PowerPoint Dashboard
The PowerPoint Dashboard covers the basics of status reporting in snapshot format. The dashboard covers all the key areas of project management.Download the Power Point Dashboard Template.


Multiple Project Status Report Template


Multiple Project Report Template
Multiple Project Status Report Template

Download the Multiple Project Status Report.This multiple status template can be used to report on multiple projects. The dashboards has a portfolio section which can be used to report at a portfolio level and it also allows reporting on individual project levels.


Team Status Report Template


Team Status Report PPT Template
Team Status Report Template PPT


When managing a team it is good practice to send out a periodic status report for the team. This template allows a manager to report on team utilization, achievements, risks /issues faced and the upcoming milestones for the team. Download Team Status Report.

If you are looking at using email for project status update then it is recommended to see our Project Status Updates using Email. If you are looking for a daily status update excel or word template then have a look at Daily Status Update Excel Template.

2 comments:

  1. Excel status report landscape version is a circular reference and so unable to download template. Can you fix it, please?

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