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Visio 2013

Overview

Learn how to illustrate your data, and ideas, with diagrams in Microsoft Visio during this essential training course.

Visio started out as a tool for drawing straightforward diagrams and is still used in this way by 1000s of users around the world. However, it’s features have become much more extensive over the years and therefore more useful for integrating with other Microsoft Apps such as Sharepoint.

Visio 2013 has many more integration capabilities compared to previous versions. If you have a basic understanding of this program then it would be worth using this course to bring you up to speed with the latest capabilities.

Pre-requisites

  • PC or Mac with a full version of Microsoft Visio 2013
  • Not a requirement but a benefit to have some work-related projects to which you can readily apply what you learn.

Relevant audiences

  • From regular users up to power users looking to brush up on Visio - our adaptive teaching method tailors training to each individual.

Learning Outcomes

  • The basics of creating simple diagrams and layouts
  • Creating sophisticated 2D visuals like a professional
  • Linking to external sources (e.g. excel datasheets) and presenting your diagrams on the web
  • Presenting complex business intelligence or process management concepts in easy-to-understand visual communications

Syllabus

Section 1: Introduction

  • Unit 1.1 - Introduction to Visio 2013 Course
  • Unit 1.2 - Workspace
  • Unit 1.3 - Touchscreen
  • Unit 1.4 - Creating a Drawing
  • Unit 1.5 - Creating Your Own Drawing

Section 2: Features & Customization

  • Unit 2.1 - Visio Options
  • Unit 2.2 - The Shapes Window
  • Unit 2.3 - The Status Bar
  • Unit 2.4 - Rulers, Grids, Guides, Drawing Tools, and Shapes
  • Unit 2.5 - Resizing, Positioning and Connecting Shapes
  • Unit 2.6 - Pan and Zoom
  • Unit 2.7 - Auto Features
  • Unit 2.8 - Text
  • Unit 2.9 - Drawing a Home or Office Network Diagram
  • Unit 2.10 - Backstage View
  • Unit 2.11 - Page Setup
  • Unit 2.12 - Creating your Multi-Page Drawings and Exporting as PDF

Section 3: Style, Color, Themes

  • Unit 3.1 - Customization
  • Unit 3.2 - Changing the Theme and Effect of a Diagram
  • Unit 3.3 - Shape Data
  • Unit 3.4 - Assigning Data on the Objects and Populating in the Drawing
  • Unit 3.5 - Pictures

Section 4: Organization Charts

  • Unit 4.1 - Organization Charts
  • Unit 4.2 - Drawing Your Own Organizational Chart

Section 5: Adding Structure

  • Unit 5.1 - Groups, Containers, Lists and Cross-Functional Flowcharts

Section 6: Layers & Shape Alignment

  • Unit 6.1 - Layers
  • Unit 6.2 - Shape Alignment
  • Unit 6.3 - Drawing a Cross-Functional Flowchart

Section 7: Hyperlinks

  • Unit 7.1 - Hyperlinks

Section 8: Printing, Sharing & Collaborating

  • Unit 8.1 - Screen Tips, Comments and Callouts
  • Unit 8.2 - Printing
  • Unit 8.3 - Reports
  • Unit 8.4 - Creating a Visio Report Definition File
  • Unit 8.5 - Saving
  • Unit 8.6 - Collaboration
  • Unit 8.7 - Sharing and Publishing
  • Unit 8.8 - Custom Templates
  • Unit 8.9 - Saving Part of an Organizational Chart as a Graphic

Section 9: Closure

  • Unit 9.1 - Other Topics and Conclusion