Microsoft Visio 2013: Level 1

Length: 1 day(s) | Audience: Information Worker | Level: 1

In today’s workplace, visual diagrams are an essential part of communication, from road maps to sales flows to process charts. Visio provides you with an intuitive, customizable tool to easily create a professional-looking visual product by using its extensive gallery of shapes. By following the exercises in this course, you will create visually engaging diagrams, maps, and drawings, using graphical elements to make information easier to comprehend.

This course is designed for persons who are new to Visio and who will be using Microsoft Visio to create basic workflows and perform end-to-end flowcharting.

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Visio 2013

Topic A: Navigate the Visio Environment

Topic B: Use Backstage Commands

Topic C: Save a File

Lesson 2: Creating a Workflow Diagram

Topic A: Use Drawing Components

Topic B: Modify a Drawing

Topic C: Callouts and Groups

Lesson 3: Creating an Organization Chart

Topic A: Create a Basic Organization Chart

Topic B: Modify an Organization Chart

Lesson 4: Making a Floor Plan

Topic A: Make a Basic Floor Plan

Topic B: Model a Room Layout

Lesson 5: Creating a Cross-Functional Flowchart

Topic A: Create a Cross-Functional Flowchart

Topic B: Format a Cross-Functional Flowchart

Lesson 6: Creating a Network Diagram

Topic A: Network Diagrams

Topic B: Use Shape Data

Topic C: Use Layers

Lesson 7: Styling a Diagram

Topic A: Shape and Connector Styles

Topic B: Themes and Variants

Topic C: Use Containers

To ensure your success, you will need to be familiar with using personal computers and have used a mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows 8 environment and proficient in using Windows to access programs, navigate to information stored on the computer, and manage files and folders.

To meet this prerequisite, you can take any one or more of the following courses:

  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 8
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8 Transition from Windows® 7

Visio 2013 is not available for Windows XP