Join Paul Nowak for an in-depth discussion in this video Designing an organization chart, part of Note-Taking for Business Professionals.
- In this video, you're going to learn…how to create an organization chart…using the XMind software platform.…Organization charts give you a nice, big picture…of how things are structured.…Companies use them to show the structure of an organization.…If you had to create one,…you might find this particular template very useful.…Notice where it says Org Chart at the top.…You might want to double click here…and replace the name with the company name…or your organization's name.…On the next line,…you'll notice Department A, B, and C.…
You might replace these with actual department names…like Marketing, Sales, HR, Customer Service, and so on.…On the next line below the departments,…you would list the person in charge…of that particular department,…and then any other person…that may be reporting to him or her.…If you need to add more departments,…just click back at the top, on the organization's name,…and press the Enter button on your keyboard.…Another thing you can do to replicate this even quicker…is to click and copy one of the other departments,…
Author Paul Nowak also explores techniques for taking notes more quickly, including capturing ideas rather than sentences, improving typing speed, and using simple shorthand. The course also offers a number of note-taking templates to help prepare for project planning, SWOT meetings, timelines, business travel, and more.
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