Microsoft Visio Basics


Course overview

In today’s workplace, visual diagrams are an essential part of communication, and the need to disseminate information effectively, with precision; calls for cutting edge applications that meet such a crucial need. Thus, with Microsoft Visio’s advanced drawing and diagram functions, professionals such as architects and designers can enhance their graphic skills more. This intensive, hands-on training course has been designed to equip professionals with refined skills in creating diagrams and drawings of all types and purposes, from road maps to sales flows to process charts. Delegates will be able to design and manage basic diagrams, workflow, and flowcharts. Microsoft Visio provides participants 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 be able create visually engaging diagrams, maps, and drawings, using graphical elements to make information easier to comprehend.

This course is primarily designed for the following target group in mind

  • This course is for people who have an understanding of the basic workflow and the concept of end-to-end flowcharting. They should also be competent enough to use the Microsoft Windows environment.

Course objectives

At the end of this course, Participants will be able:

  • Familiarise with the Visio interface and create a basic Visio document; navigate through so that you can find what you need, when you need it.
  • Create route maps using Visio features to work with shapes and text’ and modify, format, and arrange shapes to enhance a basic diagram..
  • Create process diagrams and represent an organization hierarchy as a Visio diagram; visualise data in your drawings with data graphics.

The Learning Model

The trainer uses up-to-date training techniques and a variety of training methods, to give all participants the
best opportunities for learning including:

  • Class session
  • Group discussions
  • Simulations exercises
  • Case studies and problem solving exercises
  • Individual assignments
  • Templates and tools

Course Contents

  • Introducing Microsoft Visio
  • Working with Shapes and Stencils
  • Controlling Shapes
  • Working with Text
  • Linking Objects
  • Flowcharts and Process Diagrams
  • Finishing your Diagram
  • Organisation Charts

Course Calendar

20 March

24 April

22 May

19 June

24 July

21 August

25 September

23 October

20 November

13 December

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Cost: R 2 500

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