This course provides students with a tool to easily create a professional-looking visual product. Students will create visually engaging diagrams, maps, and drawings, using graphical elements to make information easier to comprehend. This course may earn a Credly Badge.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

In this course, you will design, modify, and manage basic diagrams. You will:
Identify the basic elements of Visio and their use.
Create a workflow diagram.
Build organization charts.
Design a floor plan.
Build a cross-functional flowchart.
Design a network diagram.
Style a diagram.

  • Getting Started with Visio 2016

  • Topic A- Perform Basic Tasks in the Visio Environment
    Topic B- Use Backstage Commands
    Topic C- Save a File

  • Working with Workflow Diagram Tools

  • Topic A- Use Drawing Components
    Topic B- Modify a Drawing
    Topic C- Insert Callouts and Groups

  • Building Organization Charts

  • Topic A- Create an Organization Chart Manually
    Topic B- Create Organization Charts by Using Starter Diagrams and the Organization Chart Wizard
    Topic C- Modify an Organization Chart

  • Designing a Floor Plan

  • Topic A- Make a Basic Floor Plan
    Topic B- Model a Room Layout

  • Building a Cross-Functional Flowchart

  • Topic A- Create a Cross-Functional Flowchart
    Topic B- Format a Cross-Functional Flowchart

  • Designing a Network Diagram

  • Topic A- Create Network Diagrams
    Topic B- Use Shape Data
    Topic C- Use Layers

  • Styling a Diagram

  • Topic A- Modify Shape and Connector Styles
    Topic B- Apply Themes and Variants
    Topic C- Use Containers


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




To ensure your success, you will need to be familiar with using personal computers, including 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.


Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)


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