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Microsoft Visio Introduction

This course has been developed for people who want to learn the basic concepts for creating flowcharts including timesaving techniques and shortcuts.

1 day course
4.56  (354 reviews)
What you will learn:
  • Create basic diagrams in Visio and use the drawing tools to create shapes
  • Use advanced layout techniques to position shapes accurately
  • Create and format flowcharts and organisation charts
  • Create cross functional flowcharts
  • Format shapes
  • Access a variety of templates and stencils
  • Adjust print settings for drawings and work with multiple page Visio files
  • Create and work with custom properties and work with reports
What you'll get:
Workbook
Post course support
Capped class sizes
eCertificate
Course prerequisites

Basic understanding of computer’s operating system. For example, how to launch an application, create and save files.

Do I need to bring my own laptop?

Participants are not required to bring their own laptops as our dedicated computer training labs are equipped with the programs and files you will need access to on your training day.

Topics covered in this training course
  • Understand Visio
  • Navigate the environment
  • Choose a template
  • Add master shapes
  • Resize shapes
  • Move shapes
  • Rotate shapes
  • Add text to shapes
  • Select shapes
  • Delete shapes
  • Zooming and panning
  • Save and close a Visio diagram
  • Arrange shapes
  • Align shapes
  • Distribute shapes
  • Group shapes
  • Shape rotation
  • Page size and orientation
  • Basic flowchart shapes
  • Connecting shapes
  • AutoConnecting
  • Dynamic connectors
  • Centre drawing
  • Adding text to shapes
  • Format painter
  • Edit existing flowcharts
  • Format text
  • Format shapes
  • Format connector lines
  • Quick styles (Visio 2013/2016)
  • Apply themes
  • Create swimlanes
  • Change swimlane orientation
  • Delete swimlanes
  • Add phases/separators
  • Format swimlanes
  • Create from spreadsheet data
  • Create manually
  • Add subordinate shapes
  • Change shapes
  • Add multiple shapes
  • Relayout shapes and levels
  • Add and remove photos to org chart
  • Adjust spacing
  • Insert, move, delete and rename pages
  • Add page backgrounds
  • Create and apply custom background page
  • Add page numbering and other fields
  • Add logos
  • Create hyperlinks to other pages
  • Create hyperlinks to other files
  • Create hyperlinks to the web
  • Create hyperlinks to email
  • Save drawing as PDF
  • Page size and printer paper size
  • Set margins
  • Set drawing scale and measurement units
  • Headers and footers
  • Print preview and print
  • Working with stencils
  • Searching for shapes
  • Document stencil
  • Create a new stencil
  • Drawing tools
    Reset options
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4.56
4.56
from 354 reviews
5/5
“Great structure, just the right detail. Overall happy. Thank you Annie!”
Annika, May 2019
5/5
“Very knowledgeable instructor. Very enthusiastic and engaging.”
Oliver, May 2019
5/5
“Annie was lovely and very knowledgeable. ”
Kelly, May 2019
5/5
“The trainer Katherine was excellent and was able to teach additional knowledge based on questions of the class that was not covered in the structure.”
Joey, May 2019