Visio 2013 Introduction Course Outline
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From the earliest eras of human existence, visual images have been used to represent knowledge, data, and information. Beginning with the Paleolithic cave paintings and continuing to today’s most complex computer networks, these images leverage the ability of the human brain to rapidly perceive patterns and trends from visual representations.
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.
*** Version Note ***
This course is for individuals using Visio 2016, 2013 or 2010 and is taught using Visio 2016 software. However, there are very few differences between the 2016 and the 2013 and 2010 versions from an end-user's perspective. Our instructors have used all 3 versions and will be able to quickly highlight the several small changes to the user interface. Users of any of the 3 versions of Visio will have no problem learning in the 2016 software environment.
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.
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.
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
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