Visio 365 - Beginner

2 Hours, 29 Minutes


Delivery Method

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Course Overview

This course teaches the basic functions and features of Visio Professional 365. The primary focus is to get acquainted with creating the different diagrams using the stencils and templates. You will learn how to draw basic shapes and compound lines and arrange objects. You will also learn how to create diagrams, work with text, and apply formatting. Finally, you will create organization charts and brainstorming diagrams, set shape properties, and work with pages.

Course Objectives

Introduction , Understanding the Visio Environment , Creating Diagrams , Formatting a Diagram , Creating an Organization Chart , Creating a Flow Chart , Creating an Office Layout , Finalizing Documents , Conclusion

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Understanding the Visio Environment

  • Understanding the Visio Environment
  • Using the Backstage View
  • Using the Home Tab
  • Using the Insert and Design Tabs
  • Using the Draw Tab
  • Using the Data and Process Tabs
  • Using the Review and View Tabs
  • Using the Shapes Pane
  • Controlling Window Layout

3 - Creating Diagrams

  • Using Diagram Templates
  • Inserting Shapes
  • Manipulating Shapes
  • Using the Size and Position Window
  • Using the Pan and Zoom Window
  • Using the Shape Data Window
  • Adding Text
  • Formatting Text
  • Changing Shape Stacking

4 - Formatting a Diagram

  • Grouping Objects
  • Aligning and Distributing Objects
  • Formatting Objects
  • Applying Themes and Backgrounds
  • Applying Borders and Titles
  • Adding Pages
  • Working with Background Pages

5 - Creating an Organization Chart

  • Creating an Organization Chart
  • Using Org Chart Shapes
  • Using Org Chart Layout Options
  • Synchronizing an Org Chart
  • Using the Org Chart Tab
  • Using the Org Chart Wizard

6 - Creating a Flow Chart

  • Creating a Flow Chart
  • Inserting and Connecting Flow Chart Shapes
  • Using Additional Connectors
  • Creating a Cross Functional Flow Chart

7 - Creating an Office Layout

  • Creating an Office Layout
  • Creating the Room
  • Adding Windows and Doors
  • Adding Furniture

8 - Finalizing Documents

  • Saving Visio Drawings
  • Saving to Other Formats
  • Sharing Visio Drawings
  • Printing Visio Drawings

9 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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