Visio Essentials 

New to Visio?  This course is designed for people like you.  Discover how to use Visio to create basic workflows and perform end-to-end flow charting in this one-day, online course.  You will design, modify, and manage basic diagrams as well as examine advanced features to make you more efficient and effective.

You will identify the basic elements of Visio and their use, create a workflow diagram, build organization charts, design a floor plan, build a cross-functional flowchart, design a network diagram, and style a diagram.  Afterwards, you will design advanced plans and diagrams, enhance the look of drawings, create shapes, stencils, and templates. You will also connect drawings to external data, leverage development tools, share drawings.

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Course Overview

Getting Started with Visio 2016

  • Perform Basic Tasks in the Visio Environment

  • Use Backstage Commands

  • Save a File

Working with Workflow Diagram Tools

  • Use Drawing Components

  • Modify a Drawing Topic

  • Insert Callouts and Groups

Building Organization Charts

  • Create an Organization Chart Manually

  • Create Organization Charts by Using Starter Diagrams and the Organization Chart Wizard

  • Modify an Organization Chart

Designing A Floor Plan

  • Make A Basic Floor Plan

  • Model A Room Layout

Building A Cross-Functional Flowchart

  • Create a Cross-Functional Flowchart

  • Format a Cross-Functional Flowchart

Designing A Network Diagram

  • Create Network Diagrams

  • Use Shape Data

  • Use Layers

Styling A Diagram

  • Modify Shape and Connector Styles

  • Apply Themes and Variants

  • Use Containers


Designing Advanced Plans & Diagrams

  • Create A Microsoft Account and Log into Visio

  • Build Advanced Plans

  • Build Advanced Diagrams

Enhancing The Look Of Drawings

  • Use 3-D Shapes

  • Work with Shape Styles

  • Define Shape Styles

  • Apply Backgrounds, Borders, And Titles

Working with Custom Shapes, Stencils, & Templates

  • Create Simple Custom Shapes

  • Create Custom Stencils

  • Create Custom Templates

Connecting Drawings to External Data

  • Make an Organization Chart From an Excel Spreadsheet

  • Generate A Pivot Diagram From an Excel Spreadsheet

  • Create A Gantt Chart From a Project File

  • Create A Timeline From a Project File

  • Connect A Map to an Access Database

Leveraging Development Tools

  • Create Macros

  • Modify Shapesheets

  • Build Advanced Shapes

Sharing Drawings

  • Save And Share Drawings with Onedrive

  • Review Drawings

  • Insert Drawings into Other Office Files

  • Export Drawings

  • Print Drawings