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Project Plan 3

Plan and execute projects with Copilot in Planner (preview)1 and advanced project management capabilities. Includes the Project Online desktop client and Project Online.

  • Leverage Copilot in Planner (preview)1 to generate new plans, set goals, track status, and react to changes as projects evolve.
  • Use rich planning and status tracking capabilities, with features such as advanced dependencies with lead-lag, critical path, and task history.
  • Manage scheduling and costing and allocate resources with resource management capabilities.
  • Each subscription license allows for up to five concurrent installations of the Project Online desktop client.

Talk to an expert

To speak to a sales expert, call 1-855-270-0615, Monday–Friday 6:00 AM–6:00 PM Pacific Time.

Originally starting from $30.00 now starting from $30.00

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Collaborative, powerful project management enabled by Copilot in Planner (preview)

Get started quickly with Project Plan 3 and have powerful project management capabilities, assisted by Copilot in Planner (preview), to plan and manage your organization’s projects from anywhere.


Copilot in Planner (preview)

With simple, natural language prompts, you can generate and add tasks, goals, and buckets or create a complete plan. Then, use Copilot to break down the work into actionable steps and analyze progress, risks, assignments, and more.

Rich task management capabilities

Create advanced task dependencies with lead-lag, identify progress and changes with task history, and leverage critical path to prioritize resources and assignments.

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Ready-made project templates

Use prebuilt templates available in Planner and Project for the web or go to for access to ready-made project plans.

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Collaborate in a simple, unified experience

Manage all your tasks, to-do lists, plans, and projects across Microsoft 365 apps in a single, familiar experience. Use Planner, Project, and Microsoft Teams3 to collaborate on projects with file sharing, chat, meetings, and more.*

Visual, interactive roadmaps

Visualize progress across projects, programs, and portfolios by connecting different projects within a single view. Choose the initiatives you want to see and add phases, milestones, and key dates.

Make informed decisions

Use baselines to help you track and compare actual progress to the original project plan.

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Create reports

Get insights, communicate information to stakeholders, and achieve results with help from powerful built-in reports.

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Tailor your project management

Leverage the Microsoft Power Platform to customize your project management needs to best suit your organization.

More about Project Plan 3

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Manage all your tasks, to-do lists, plans and projects across Microsoft 365 apps in a single, familiar experience. Seamlessly share project plans, manage tasks, chat, and meet without switching between apps.

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Flexible and scalable

Use your preferred view and create plans with powerful scheduling and resourcing tools. Improve resource assignment based on dependencies. Get big picture views and leverage Power Apps to automate and extend.

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With Copilot in Planner (preview), use next-generation AI and natural language prompts to generate new plans, set goals, track status, and react to changes as projects evolve.

  • [1] While final pricing for Copilot in Planner has not been announced, users with a Project Plan 3 or Project Plan 5 license will be able to preview Copilot in Planner capabilities once it is rolled out to their organization.
  • [2] A credit card is required to begin a one-month trial. The duration of the trial varies by the month you sign up. The expiration date will appear on the trial subscription details page within the Microsoft 365 admin center. Upon the expiration of your one-month trial, you will be charged the applicable subscription fee. Cancellation can be done at any time to stop future charges.
  • [3] Microsoft 365 apps, such as Microsoft Teams, are sold separately.

    Prices shown are per month. If you are a global or billing administrator, an annual commitment is required to purchase online. You can choose to pay monthly or annually. Within the Microsoft 365 admin center, global and billing administrators can choose either annual or monthly commitment plans.
  • [*] License sold separately.


Required Processor

1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86- or x64-bit processor with SSE2.

Required Operating System

Same as Microsoft 365, see the Microsoft 365 Resources page for more information.

Required Memory

1 GB RAM (32-bit); 2 GB RAM (64-bit).

Required Hard Disk Space

3 GB available disk space.

Required Display

1024 x 768 resolution.


Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 10 graphics card.


A touch-enabled device is required to use any multi-touch functionality. However, all features and functionality are always available by using a keyboard, mouse or other standard- or accessible-input device. Note that new touch features are optimized for use with Windows 8 or later.

Additional system requirements

Internet functionality requires an internet connection.

Microsoft account required.

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