MS Visio

Start Dates: TBC

Duration: 1 Day Book Now

Programme overview

This 1-day course is designed to provide Participants with a solid foundation upon which to build skills in using MS Visio.

Participants will learn the fundamentals of working with MS Visio through the many practical exercises in the course.

Participants will create a range of diagrams including: Process Flow Diagrams, Flow Charts, Organisation Charts.

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Learning outcomes

Participants will learn how to use the various MS Visio tools and functionality effectively and to create the key diagrams typically required in an organisation:

  • Process Flow Diagrams
  • Flow Charts
  • Organisation Charts

Who is the course for?

Intending, new or recent MS Visio users who want to learn the essentials of this Microsoft software application in a short space of time.

Course Content:

Visio Introduction

  • About MS Visio
  • Business Drawings
  • Sample MS Visio Drawings

Getting Started with Visio

  • Starting MS Visio
  • About MS Visio Solutions
  • MS Visio Screen Layout
  • Wizards
  • About Starting a Drawing
  • Menus
  • Undoing a Command
  • Dialogue Boxes
  • Standard Toolbar
  • Exiting from MS Visio

Getting Assistance with Visio

  • Context Specific Help
  • The Help Menu

File Operations

  • Saving Drawings
  • Closing Drawings
  • Opening Drawings
  • Finding Files
  • Working with Shapes
    • Placing Shapes
    • Resizing Shapes
    • Moving Shapes
    • Copying Shapes
    • Arranging Shapes
    • Distributing Shapes
    • Grouping Shapes

    Using the Drawing Tools

    • Using MS Visio Drawing Tools
    • Rotating and Flipping Shapes
    • Formatting Shapes
    • Adding Colour

    Working with Stencils and Text

    • Docked and Floating Stencils
    • Connecting Shapes
    • Dynamic Glue
    • Adding and Editing Text
    • Adding Text to Drawings
    • Zooming In and Out
    • Panning

    Using Styles

    Multiple Page Diagrams

    • Inserting New Pages
    • Deleting Pages
    • Renaming Pages
    • Reordering Pages
    • Linking Shapes
    • Hyperlinking
  • Finishing a Diagram
    • Spell Checking a Page
    • Inserting Fields
    • Using Print Preview
    • Printing a Diagram


  • Creating Flowchart Diagrams
  • Creating Cross Functional Flowcharting
  • Creating Organisation Charts
  • Customising MS Visio Stencil

Trainer Profile

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