Excel 2010 does not contain a Gantt chart template. However, it is possible to make a Gantt chart without a template using Excel 2010 with a tutorial.
A Gantt chart can be made using Excel 2010 by creating a customized stack bar chart. Tutorials on Office Timeline and Excel Easy provide step-by-step directions on how to create the chart.
It is easier and takes less time to create a Gantt chart using PowerPoint. A Gantt chart, commonly used in project management, displays activities as a function of time. Along the top of the chart is a timescale, while activities are on the left side. Each activity is represented as a bar going from start date to end date.