An executive summary is an important part of many formal documents, where it is important to state a short summary of a report. Executive summaries for instance are important to acquaint the reader with a lengthy document. The Free Executive Summary Template for Word is a handy template that can help you create executive summaries with ease, using a standard format.

Simple, Standard Layout for making an Executive Summary

This free Office template starts off with a section for adding the date at the top of the document, followed by the title ‘Executive Summary’. The sections below provide a standard format for adding a description, content for targeting your audience, competition related information, risk and opportunities tied to a venture and a conclusion.

Executive summary template for Word

Create an Executive Summary online or Save it Offline

You can edit the standard sample format for making an executive summary which best suits your document. However, having the relevant headings in proper format, along with a rudimentary layout which looks like a professional executive summary can help you get a head start in making a summary for your report. You can easily accommodate this document (after completion) into any of your reports.

You can also collaborate with others using the Office Online collaboration features. This is because this template is available in Word Online.

Executive summary format in Word

Like recent templates available at, this template too requires logging in with a Microsoft account, which is now mandatory for accessing templates online or saving Office templates offline.

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