Project Management Tools

  • Microsoft Project is available to ASU students and faculty at
  • Open Workbench is a desktop tool that runs under Windows; more information is at Open Workbench is open source and free.
  • Openproj is a desktop tool that will run under any operating system that supports Java; it is available at It is also open source and free.
  • dotProject is a web-based project management application, designed to provide project layout and control functions; it is open source and free. More information is available at
  • Another web-based project management application is; it is free. It is especially good at making Gantt charts.
  • WBS Tool, available at, is a free web software for building Project Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), WBS Charts, Organograms and other types of hierarchies.