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Microsoft Visio : Introduction

One Day Course

Overview

This one day course provides a comprehensive introduction to Microsoft Visio - the popular choice for creating professional flowcharts, organisational charts, technical diagrams and floor plans.

This course covers the fundamentals of Visio and will build your skills and confidence enabling you to create a wide range of technical diagrams.

As this course is run on a private basis only, you are welcome to adapt the following course outline to your exact requirements if you wish. You need no previous experience to attend this course.

  • Private Courses

    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

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Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • The toolbars
    • Navigating around Visio documents
    • Using stencils
    • Using templates and documents

    Visio essentials
    • Creating a drawing
    • Using the size and position window
    • Using the connector tool
    • Using pan and zoom

    Working with shapes
    • Selecting and duplicating shapes
    • Resizing shapes
    • Adding text to shapes
    • Grouping and distributing shapes
    • Adding a background shape

    Working with type and text
    • Adding text
    • Rotating text
    • Using borders and titles
    • Formatting text blocks

    Working with colour
    • Adding colour
    • Creating text and colour fills
    • Adding patterns and drop shadows
    • Creating custom colours
  • Creating an Organisational Chart
    • Using the Chart Data wizard
    • Adding subordinate and multiple shapes
    • Adding and editing custom properties

    Creating flow charts
    • Connecting shapes
    • Using connectors: routing, line curve and point to point
    • Creating page styles
    • Cross-functional flow charts

    Creating office layouts and directional maps
    • Drawing to scale
    • Adding walls, windows and doors
    • Distributing your work - free - with Visio Viewer

    Creating website maps
    • The Conceptual Website template

    Questions and answers
Experience + Flexibility

We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel 5 working days before your course and there’s no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed10455
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.7%

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