Microsoft Visio Level 1 (Basic)
(2013, 2016, 2019, 365)



Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
Microsoft Visio is a powerful diagramming and vector graphics application that allows you to create diagrams quickly in 15 of the most popular categories. It allows you to create floor plans, flowcharts, network diagrams, org charts, and more. Increase productivity with Visio and make advanced diagramming easier than ever.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this course, users should be comfortable with navigating the Visio interface and creating a basic diagram. You will learn how to find help, how to work with various shapes and styles, and how to modify themes and variants. Finally, you should be able to effectively share drawings with OneDrive, export drawings to other formats, and print your drawings. You will:
  • Navigate the Visio environment
  • Create a basic drawing
  • Use the Help system
  • Use drawing components
  • Modify a drawing
  • Work with callouts and groups
  • Work with shape styles
  • Use 3D shapes
  • Apply backgrounds, borders, and titles
  • Make a basic floor plan
  • Model a room layout
  • Review drawings
  • Insert drawings into Microsoft Office files
  • Export drawings
  • Print drawings
  • Modify shape and connector styles
  • Work with themes and variants
  • Work with containers
Target Student:
This course is intended to help all novice computer users get up to speed quickly with Microsoft Visio. We will cover different features of the program and the interface, show you how to find help, explore some simple scenarios, and cover the basics of how to use shapes and create diagrams.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Getting Started with Visio
Understand Stencils, Shapes, Connectors and Templates
Explore the Visio Interface
Create New Blank Drawings
Use Help

Section 2: Creating a Workflow Diagram
Work with the Shapes Pane
Stencil and Shape Management
Search for Shapes
Select, Move, Resize, Duplicate, and Delete Shapes
Connect Shapes

Section 3: Working with Callouts and Groups
About Callouts and Groups
Insert and Modify Callouts
Create and Modify Groups

Section 4: Enhancing the Look of Drawings
Work with Shape Styles
2D vs. 3D Shapes
Format and Rotate Shapes
Apply Backgrounds, Borders and Titles

Section 5: Making a Floor Plan
Create a Basic Floor Plan
Adjust Drawing Scale
Create Custom Room Shapes
Model a Room Layout

Section 6: Styling a Diagram
Change the Shape Style
Modify the Connector Style
Work with Themes and Variants
Apply a Page Background
Add Borders and Titles

Section 7: Working with Containers
Add and Modify Containers
Format the Container Style
Resize Containers
Disband Containers

Section 8: Sharing Drawings
Add, Edit, and Delete Comments
Mark up a Diagram with Ink
Insert Drawings into Other Office Files
Export Drawings
Print Drawings

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Level 1 (Basic)
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October 12, 2021 9am to 4pm ET $370.00 (CAD)*  
January 19, 2022 9am to 4pm ET $370.00 (CAD)*  
April 11, 2022 9am to 4pm ET $370.00 (CAD)*  

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