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Identify the critical path to set your projects up for success

Stay on top of your projects by creating a CPM diagram. Estimate tasks, visualize dependencies, and run live collaborative sessions — all on one critical path tool.

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Getting started with Miro’s critical path diagram generator means you don’t have to give up other project management tools you love. Explore over 130 app integrations, including Monday.com, Jira Cards, Asana Cards, Airtable, and more.

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Why Miro is the best critical path tool

Seamless task estimation

Seamlessly align team members on the scope of work using Miro’s built-in Estimation app. Identify gaps in understanding and set realistic expectations — without having to leave the tool.

Visualize dependencies

Highlight team dependencies from day one of your project using Miro’s built-in Dependencies app. Stay ahead of potential blockers and easily adjust dependencies on the go.

Track results right in Miro

Say goodbye to back and forth when you get to track project results right in your CPM tool. Simply paste a link to your BI tool, or build your own reports alongside your CPM chart.

Real-time collaboration

Collaborate on your CPM chart with teammates, invite stakeholders to view and comment with their input, or run live team sessions right from your Miro Board.

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How to create a CPM chart

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Set up your Miro board

Start a new Miro board and invite any collaborators you’d like to build your CPM chart together with.


Add tasks and dependencies

Add tasks and dependencies List all the tasks that need to be done in order to complete the project.


Connect the components

Map dependencies between activities, taking into account the time each task is expected to take. Note milestones or deliverables to indicate when a task is completed.


Share your CPM chart

Export your CPM diagram to share it, or invite teammates to view and leave comments directly on your Miro Board.

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Critical path tool FAQs

Yes, we’ve created a free and ready-to-use CPM template that you can easily customize. Save time on your next CPM diagram by opening our template and editing it according to your team’s needs.

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