Action Item List Formats
Summary: Example formats for keeping track of action items that need to be accomplished during a project. Although the concept and typical formats are simple, different teams do end up crafting Action Item List variations that suit how they want to use such lists for project tracking and communication. So we included several formats we've seen.
These formats will help you:
What you get:
- Craft an action item list tailored to your team's specific requirements.
- Measure, track, and complete project details that may not warrant a task line in a formal project schedule.
- Instructions for using the template to record and track actions, including cautions about how to avoid action item overload in meetings.
- Three example action item lists with formats suitable for both word processor and spreadsheet applications and text filled in to illustrate typical level of detail.