Microsoft Visio 2016 Standard

Description

Visio 2016 is a powerful business drawing and diagramming program. It helps you to
communicate visually and share ideas with attention-grabbing flowcharts, organisation
charts, building layouts and many other diagrams. This half-day course is designed to give
you a solid foundation in using Visio and its library of templates and tools. Owing to the
broad scope of Visio, the content will be tailored to suit your requirements.

What you will learn

1 Basics

Aims of the session

This session introduces the Visio 2016 interface.

On completing this session you will be able to

 Explore the ribbon
 Navigate in Visio
 Work with the panels
 Understand the range of stencils available
 Use the Tell Me and Smart Lookup features

2 Create a New Visio Drawing

Aims of the session

This session will introduce the process of creating a simple Visio drawing using
the standard tools.

On completing this session you will be able to

 Add Shapes to a Drawing
 Move and edit Shapes
 Drag and drop shapes
 Use the Auto connect feature
 Add text to the Drawing and Individual Shapes
 Review Grouping and Stacking options
 Work with connectors

3 Format a Drawing

Aims of the session

Learn to enhance drawings using the decorative formatting and layout tools.

On completing this session you will be able to

 Format text and shapes
 Format using styles
 Use the Format tool bar and Format Painter options
 Use decorative effects
 Manage pages within your drawing
 Create backgrounds for a consistent look and feel
 Preview and print your drawing

4 Stencils

Aims of the session

This session explores the Visio 2010 library of stencils, introducing labour-saving shapes that
can be used across different types of drawings.

On completing this session you will be able to

 Use the basic, arrow and background stencils
 Open and close stencils depending on requirements

5 Let’s build … an Organisation Chart*

Aims of the session

Use Visio 2010 drawings to show relationships within an organisation.

On completing this session you will be able to

 Create an organisation chart using the wizard
 Customise the organisation chart layout
 Store employee data within the drawing
 Save the diagram as a web-page*

6 Let’s build … a Building Plan*

Aims of the session

Create a scale drawing of a building or office and its contents.

On completing this session you will be able to

 Set the scale for your drawing
 Draw a building layout
 Add items such as doors, windows and furniture details
 Work with layers

7 Let’s build … a Project Schedule or Timeline*

Aims of the session

Use this drawing type to display the sequence of events in a project visually, which can then
be used to create a project plan.

On completing this session you will be able to

 Create a project timeline for specific time periods and events
 Create expanded timelines to show a detailed view of specific events
 Export timelines to create Gantt charts in project
 Track project progress

*Appropriate sections will be included in the course to suit your requirements

Further information

Nicholson Solutions
Provider:
Nicholson Solutions
Duration:
1 Day
Price:
POA
Availability:
On demand
Course type:
Classroom
Locations:
Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Inverness, Westhill

Contact Information

Nicholson Solutions

Westhill Business Centre
Arnhall Business Park
Westhill
AB32 6UF

Credentials

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