Organizational Chart Template

How to create an organizational chart template using excel VBA programming? First, we’ll use our hierarchy visualization tool to create an organizational chart template.

It was hard to decide if we should place today’s article to the Excel charts or rather VBA categories for it fits both of them. However, as a final decision, it is placed with the Excel charts because today’s subject will be data visualization and useful Excel tips.

The Excel template is nothing else than the portrayal of an organized structure model or corporate structure. Not only Excel but Word and PowerPoint programs also contain tools for this job.

Today’s article will introduce a solution that able you to create an organizational chart template with only a push of a button.

Demonstrate Relationships using Org Chart

We need the knowledge of some VBA programming, but the realization will not be complicated. For example, in the picture below, a three leveled structure can be seen.

We will ignore the top-level box, this cell you can fill out arbitrarily and assign a name to it.

Organizational Chart Template final

In the figure below, we show that we have to supply the base data to draw the template in what order. Please look at this carefully because to give the starting arrangement correctly is very important.

After you managed to assemble the typical structures of a given corporate, click on the Visualize! Command Button, and this will do the visualization for you.

Organizational Chart Template – Hierarchy visualization

The usage of the organizational chart template is extensive: we can apply it in the field of Human resources when we have to demonstrate the relationship between the managers and the employees within a company.

If we look at its use from the project management viewpoint, we think this solution will be handy for assigning tasks to the participant colleagues in a given project.

If we use Excel to increase efficiency and decrease the time consumed by work, we will have a lot more time to figure out more and more automatization.

This little example showed us again that the possibilities of Excel usage are almost endless.

The created data visualization, of course, can be further beautified; use the built-in Excel styles, shadows, and other different effects, you can modify the template just as you wish.

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