Create an organization chart in Office by using SmartArt

Tip: An alternative way to draw an org chart is with Visio, the Microsoft diagramming app. If you have Visio, read about how to use it to make an org chart in Create an organization chart in Visio .

If you want to illustrate the reporting relationships in your company or organization, you can create a SmartArt graphic that uses an organization chart layout, such as Organization Chart .

Overview of creating an organization chart

Use a SmartArt graphic to create an organization chart in Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, or Word to show the reporting relationships in an organization, such as department managers and non-management employees.

Shows an example of a SmartArt Organizational Chart

If you're unfamiliar with using SmartArt graphics, you might want to read the following articles before getting started on an organization chart: