Microsoft Visio: Introduction
Microsoft Visio Training Series | Level 1
Duration: 1 day (9 am – 4 pm)
Microsoft® Visio® Professional Versions: 2013 | 2016 | 2019 | 365 (Windows)
Delivery Methods (Instructor-led): In-person (Live classroom) | Virtual classroom
Course Dates: Contact us at email@example.com to arrange a date | View schedule
Course Fee: $275 CAD per person + HST (Virtual classroom), $295 CAD per person + HST (Bring your own device for live classroom courses) or $345 CAD per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device for live classroom courses)*
Timing: Public scheduled courses run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time).
Virtual classroom courses: Our instructor-led virtual classroom courses are delivered in a virtual classroom environment. Students will be sent a virtual classroom invitation prior to the course.
In-person courses: Our instructor-led live classroom (in-person) courses are held in downtown Toronto at the Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801. Some courses are also held at an alternate downtown Toronto location.
Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information including savings for custom group training.
This introductory Visio course is designed for those new to Visio who want to create professional-looking business and technical drawings. Students will build diagrams using templates, stencils and master shapes and will use various tools to enhance these diagrams using shapes, tools and formatting strategies. Different types of drawings will be created including flow charts, organization charts, floor plans and brainstorming diagrams.
Prerequisite: Comfortable using Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Word.
INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE
- Comprehensive course manual
- Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
- Sample and exercise files
- Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
- Certificate of completion
- Follow-up email support
Working in Microsoft Visio Environment
- Creating a drawing from a template
- Overview of master shapes, stencils and templates
- Working with the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
- Parts of the Visio window
- Displaying and hiding the Shapes window
- Scrolling in a document
- Zooming in and out quickly and easily
- Changing the measurement system
- Setting the scale
Inserting and Manipulating Basic Shapes
- Creating basic shapes using the Shapes window
- Using the dynamic grid
- Resizing and repositioning shapes
- Rotating shapes
- Duplicating shapes
- Key settings for shapes
- Using different stencils
- Finding shapes
- Grouping objects
- Aligning and distributing objects
- Using themes
- Applying text and fill colours
- Adding line/border formatting
- Enhancing shapes with special effects
Inserting and Manipulating Text
- Adding text to shapes
- Rotating text in shapes
- Editing text
- Formatting shape text
- Connecting shapes in different ways
- Dynamic vs static connectors
- Selecting connectors
- Deleting connectors
- Changing connectors
- Different types of glue
- Automatically connecting shapes
Creating Master Shapes and Custom Stencils
- Creating and saving a custom stencil
- Adding new master shapes to a custom stencil
- Renaming new master shapes
- Inserting images
- Resizing an image using different strategies
- Applying formatting to images
Working with Pages
- Inserting pages
- Naming pages
- Duplicating pages
- Changing page order
- Deleting pages
Applying Background Pages
- Applying background pages with headers and footers
- Creating a background page
- Naming a background page
- Applying a background page to a drawing page
Working with Layers
- Creating layers
- Assigning shapes to layers
- Displaying specific layers
- Deleting a layer
- Inserting containers
- Adding shapes to containers
- Locking containers
Creating Basic and Cross-Functional Flowcharts
- Creating basic flowcharts
- Connecting shapes automatically
- Making point-to-point connections
- Routing connectors
- Using line-curve connectors
- Creating cross-functional flow charts
- Adding swimlanes
Creating Organization Charts
- Designing an organization chart from scratch
- Inserting subordinates
- Adding multiple shapes quickly
- Creating an organization chart from Excel data
- Changing styles
- Changing spacing
Creating Brainstorming Diagrams
- Adding shapes to a brainstorming diagram
- Connecting brainstorming shapes
- Formatting the shapes
Designing Floor Plans
- Creating a floor plan
- Adding space
- Adding walls
- Drawing to scale
- Adding doors, windows and furniture
Previewing and Printing
- Previewing a drawing
- Specifying print options
*Prices subject to change.
Our instructor-led courses are delivered in virtual classroom format or at our downtown Toronto location at 18 King Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some in-person classroom courses may also be delivered at an alternate downtown Toronto location). Contact us at email@example.com if you'd like to arrange custom instructor-led virtual classroom or onsite training on a date that's convenient for you.
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