Communication Plan Template | FREE Download

Communication is key to project success. The communication plan sets out what, when and how you will communicate with your project stakeholders.
This Communication Plan template is designed for agile projects. It is simple to use and easy to edit.
Communication Plan Template

This is a FREE Communication Plan Template in Excel and OpenDocument Spreadsheet format. The template is fully editable with Microsoft Excel and can be converted or changed to suit your project requirements.

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The contents of the Communication Plan Template


Project details and document control

Provide information on the project and document:
  • Project Name and Reference
  • Project Manager
  • Document Date
  • Version number


What document, report or update will be sent.


Explain the purpose of the communication. For example, progress update, approval/sign-off, quality assurance, business buy-in.


The person who will receive the communication.


How the communication will be delivered. For example, via a meeting, email, demonstration, hard-copy report.


The format of the communication, for example, web-page, knowledge article on intranet, Word doc, PowerPoint, print out.


When the communication will be sent. This might be a date for one-off communication or the frequency of regular comms, like weekly progress reports.


The person who is responsible for sending the the communication. This might not be the person who writes the document or message, but they will be accountable for making sure that it goes out.

Communication Plan Template

Excel download - Communication Plan Template (.xls)

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