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Microsoft Visio Introduction 2010 to 2016


This is a one-day training course structured into 8 modules


This intensive, hands-on one-day training course has been designed for new users of Microsoft Visio 2010, 2013 or 2016, or for existing users who want a refresher using the latest version. Delegates will design and manage basic diagrams, workflow, and flowcharts.


This course is for people who have an understanding of the basic workflow and the concept of end-to-end flowcharting. They should also be competent in using a PC in the Microsoft Windows environment.


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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Become familiar with the Visio interface and create a basic Visio document
  • Create a route map by using Visio features to work with shapes and text
  • Modify, format, and arrange shapes to enhance a basic diagram
  • Create process diagrams
  • Represent an organization hierarchy as a Visio diagram

Course Content

MODULE 1:  Introducing Microsoft Visio
Learning outcomes:
Familiarising yourself with the Visio interface, its Ribbon, options and panes.
Topics covered:
  • The Visio Interface
  • The Quick Access Toolbar
  • Customising the Ribbon
  • Using Task Panes
MODULE 2:  Working with Shapes and Stencils
Learning outcomes:
Working with the many stencils and how to add and resize shapes.
Topics covered:
  • Working with Stencils
  • Adding and Resizing Shapes
  • Formatting Shapes
MODULE 3:  Controlling Shapes
Learning outcomes:
Effectively aligning, grouping ordering and numbering shapes.
Topics covered:
  • Align and Distribute
  • Grouping and Ordering Shapes
  • Shape Numbering
MODULE 4:  Working with Text
Learning outcomes:
How to add text to shapes and using the text block tool to add and select text for formatting and moving.
Topics covered:
  • Adding Text to Shapes
  • The Text Block Tool
  • Freestanding Text Blocks
MODULE 5:  Linking Objects
Learning outcomes:
Using connections points, the connector tool and Autoconnect to connect objects effectively.
Topics covered:
  • Linking Shapes
  • Connector Tool and Autoconnect
  • Connection Points Tool
MODULE 6:  Flowcharts and Process Diagrams
Learning outcomes:
Creating flowcharts and process diagrams and using swim lanes to depict processes crossing over to different departments.
Topics covered:
  • Basic Flowcharts
  • Cross-Functional Flowcharts
  • Work Flow Diagrams
MODULE 7:  Finishing your Diagram
Learning outcomes:
Adding backgrounds, borders and titles to your diagram and using themes to improve its presentation.
Topics covered:
  • Backgrounds
  • Borders and Titles
  • Themes
MODULE 8:  Organisation Charts
Learning outcomes:
Using Visio to quickly and easily produce and align professional looking Organisation Charts.
Topics covered:
  • Adding Organisation Chart Shapes
  • Chart Layout
  • Customising the Chart

Exams & Certification

With every Microsoft Visio training course, you get a free workbook as well as downloadable exercises, which match the course content exactly, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge. 

Every delegate on a Microsoft Visio course also gets a Training Attendance Certificate.

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