The SmartArt feature is the simplest way to create an org chart in excel. SmartArt can be found in Excel 2010, 2013, and 2016 for Windows and Excel 2016 for Mac and the Office 365 version by clicking the Insert Tab and then the Illustrations group. SmartArt is a tab in Excel for Mac 2011. After you've created an org chart in Excel, you can edit it with SmartArt's tools. Use the Select All command from the edit menu before making changes to all the shapes in the chart (such as the background color or the shape itself) or all text (such as font or color).