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How to make an organizational chart in PowerPoint
Organizational charts are a great way to visually outline a professional group’s structure. As pieces move around and roles change, you can track every shift through org charts. With PowerPoint, you can put together org charts with ease. Let’s review how to create an org chart in PowerPoint.
To create an org chart in PowerPoint, go to Insert > SmartArt > Hierarchy. Choose the layout you desire for your org chart, then click OK.
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How to create an organizational chart in PowerPoint (SmartArt)
To start an org chart, go to the Insert tab in PowerPoint.
In the Illustrations section, click SmartArt.
In the Choose a SmartArt Graphic menu, go to the Hierarchy tab.
The four diagrams at the top are targeted toward org charts. However, you can use any of the listed templates to get started. Click OK when you’ve selected the one you want to start with.
Use the options in the SmartArt Design tab at the top to customize the aesthetic of your org chart. When ready, use the Type your text here field to fill in the details for your org chart.
How to insert an organizational chart in PowerPoint (Templates)
PowerPoint also gives you the option of starting with a premade template. Several of these are available when you start a new PowerPoint presentation.
- In PowerPoint, click the File tab at the top.
- Click New from the menu on the left.
- In the Search for online templates and themes field, look up “organization chart.”
- Choose one of the templates to get started.