Project Performance Plan Template

Download our free Excel Project Performance Plan Template to streamline your project management process. Define objectives, set measurable goals, assign responsibilities, and track progress effectively. Ideal for project leaders looking to boost efficiency and success.
An Excel project performance plan template
Whether you're launching a new project or refining an existing one, establishing clear objectives, metrics, and reporting structures is vital for success. Our comprehensive and easy-to-use Excel template is designed to help project leaders and teams establish objectives, define clear and measurable performance goals, set realistic schedules, assign responsibilities, and create reporting structures. It's a proven tool that helps provide clarity, promotes accountability, and drives project success. Best of all, this template is free to download and ready to be customized to fit your unique project needs. Start achieving your project objectives more effectively today! Download your template now!.

The contents of the Project Performance Plan Template


Project details and document control

Provide information on the project and document:
  • Project Name and Number
  • Project Manager
  • Project Sponsor
  • Date

Project Business Objective

A desired benefit delivered by a project that resolves a business problem or leverages an opportunity. Example: To improve the visibility of the sales pipeline.

Performance Goal

Describe what success will look like in relation to the Project Objective. Example: 100% of all opportunities are registered on sales DB.


Describe how performance will be measured. Example: All opportunities off individual salespeople’s books and onto sales DB by end Q1. Measured by Y/N survey to the sales force.


When performance will be measured.


Who will be responsible for making sure performance is measured?


Explain how you will report on progress toward the goal.

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