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Flowchart templates and examples

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As you may have noticed from user stories on our blog and our creative flowcharts, you can build a flowchart for just about any purpose. With a few simple lines and boxes, you can visualize any idea or process, no matter your role, to increase productivity and spark innovation at your company.

Don’t believe us? Take a look at these flowchart templates below, and see what circumstances you can improve by thinking visually.

Simple flowchart template

Flowcharts present endless possibilities. To keep things simple, start with this basic flowchart template. Add different shapes, throw in some color, and get creative!

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Basic flowchart template (click on image to modify online)

Algorithm flowchart template

Flowcharts can break down and display various algorithms so they are easier to digest and understand. Educators and students can use this template in the classroom, while IT professionals and engineers can map out computer algorithms to share with those who may be less technical. Get started and customize this template with your own formulas.

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Flowchart template for algorithms (click on image to modify online)

Sales process flowchart template

For most businesses, a clear and precise sales process is imperative. Use this sales process template to map out your current process and identify areas for improvement. With flowcharts, you can avoid any overlap and ensure that potential customers don't get lost or forgotten in a handoff or referral.

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Flowchart template for inventory process management (click on image to modify online)

Production flowchart template

Manufacturers might find this generic production flowchart template to be a good starting point to draw out their own processes or projects. Find ways to make your current process more efficient and maximize your time as you customize this example template.

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Flowchart template for production (click on image to modify online)

Programming flowchart template

Programming can be complex, but with a flowchart, you can make even the most intricate systems easy to understand for those who might be less familiar with programming. Customize this programming flowchart template, which currently shows the capabilities that a programmer will need to code.

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Flowchart template for programming (click on image to modify online)

Swimlane flowchart template

With swimlane diagrams, you can visualize how different entities interact at different stages, even simultaneously. Get started by using this swimlane flowchart template and adding your specific roles, actions, and outcomes.

swimlane flowchart template
Swimlane flowchart template (click on image to modify online)

User flowchart template

Before you develop a web or mobile app, you'll want to use this flowchart template to visualize your user flow within the app first. Give your users the best experience and increase the probability of user sign-ups.

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Flowchart template for user flow (click on image to modify online)

Organization flowchart template

If you need a better way to understand the structure of your team and the way they interact with each other, start visualizing in our organizational flowchart software. This organization flowchart can get you started. Designate your team's hierarchy to share throughout your company.

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Flowchart template for organization (click on image to modify online)

How to add a flowchart in Google Docs

Now that you've created your flowchart, you'll want to make sure you and your team can easily access it. Lucidchart is fully integrated with G Suite, so you can add any flowchart directly into your Google Docs. This guide will show you how to set up our free add-on and insert your flowchart into your document.


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