In his template;
- You can specify same or different target value for each category.
- You can also specify your own performance range values and labels.
Use case example: Revenue per employee against target
The bullet chart in above example measures actual revenue generated by seven employees / sales reps against target. All employees / sales reps have same target, indicated by a black marker line. Actual dollar value of target achievement for each sales rep is indicated by an orange bar.
The actual revenue achievement amounts, in addition to quantitative values, are also auto placed in one of the three qualitative performance ranges – poor, acceptable and excellent, color coded with gray, blue and green colors respectively.
With a glance at the chart, audience can make out (a) which employees / sales reps have overachieved targets (b) which employees / sales reps haven’t met targets and (c) where do they fall in terms of qualitative performance.
How to use and edit this chart template
To edit this chart template, execute following steps.
- Right click on the chart to open chart menu. Click Edit Data. This will open the linked Excel sheet (see video below).
- Enter categories in column A.
- Specify your own quantitative values for each qualitative performance range in columns D, E and F. In the template with three performance ranges, less than $5,000 is set to poor range , $5,001 – $8,000 is set to acceptable range and $8,001 to $10,000 is set to excellent range.
- Enter actual values in column B.
- Enter target / budget values in column C. They can be same for all categories or different for each category.
- Close the Excel sheet.
- File format: PPTX. Compatible with PowerPoint 2010 and above.