PERT Chart Software

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PERT chart software

Create PERT Charts, Gantt Charts, and Project Schedules

SmartDraw makes it easy for anyone to create PERT charts.

What makes it so easy? SmartDraw does much of the drawing for you. Use SmartDraw on any of your devices—all you need is an internet connection. You'll enjoy a full set of features and design themes that will give you professional-looking results every time.

Start by entering your project information. SmartDraw keeps everything aligned and properly spaced, automatically. When you are ready, you can apply a professionally designed theme for a great look. Easily share your completed PERT chart with others using the tools that you already know.

PERT chart templates

Top Reasons SmartDraw is the Ideal PERT Chart Software

  • Intelligent Formatting
    Click simple commands and SmartDraw builds your PERT chart for you, automatically. Add or remove tasks, change start or end dates, and SmartDraw realigns and arranges all the elements so that everything looks great.
  • Works on Any Device
    Use SmartDraw on your computer, browser or mobile device—Windows®, Mac®, Android®, iOS®, or any other platform with an internet connection. Whether you're in the office or on the go, you'll enjoy the full set of features, symbols, and high-quality output you get only with SmartDraw.
  • Quick-Start PERT Chart Templates
    Dozens of professionally-designed PERT and project charts examples for common projects make you instantly productive. Simply choose the template that is most similar to your project, and customize it to suit your needs.
  • Free Support
    Have a question? Call or email us. SmartDraw experts are standing by ready to help, for free!
Automatic PERT chart formatting

Share Your PERT Chart Any Way You Choose

Share your PERT chart in a variety of common graphics formats such as a PDF. You can also export it to any Office® or Google Workspace application in just a few easy clicks. SmartDraw works with popular services such as Dropbox®, Google Drive, and OneDrive®.

SmartDraw integrates with the tools you use

What is a PERT chart?

PERT stands for "Project Evaluation and Review Technique." A PERT chart is a tool that facilitates decision making and is used to manage projects. Two consecutive events in a PERT chart are linked by activities, which are conventionally represented as arrows in the diagram. The events are presented in a logical sequence and no activity can commence until its immediately preceding event is completed. The project manager decides which milestones should be PERT events and also decides the "proper" sequence. PERT charts are commonly used in conjunction with Gantt charts.

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