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next project light

With this free software tool, you can quickly and easily plan and manage small projects and project-like tasks.

One Management Tool for All Small Projects

Professional project management for small projects and project-like tasks has just become much easier: now you can keep a clear overview of the scope, schedule and budget, using tried and tested project management approaches and tools, while you fully focus on the project. This software is based on MS Excel, so getting acquainted with next project light will be easy too.


Versatile Views

Automated, clear and well presented – the view you want is just a few clicks away:

Cover sheet and basic functionality – our templates are available in multiple languages
Work breakdown structure with up to 3 levels
Gantt chart on a weekly-based time scale
Stakeholder analysis – lets you analyse the relationships between stakeholders and determine your actions
Resource and cost overview - points you toward resource bottlenecks, drivers of costs and deviations from the base plan
Supports core project management processes with templates for the project assignment, the project progress report and the project close-down report


  • Quick start - no installation needed
  • Free to use (more details in the manual)
  • Intuitive use of the tool if familiar with project management methodology

next project

next project is the full version of next project light. This software provides more project management tools, options and functionality as well as additional interfaces. The use of next project requires a software licence.

More about the full version

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