Course Length: 1 day

Course Description

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. Microsoft® 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.

Course 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.


To ensure your success, you will need to be familiar with using personal computers, including a mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in using Windows to access programs, navigate to information

 Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Visio

Lesson 2: Working with Workflow Diagram Tools

Lesson 3: Building Organization Charts

Lesson 4: Designing a Floor Plan

Lesson 5: Building a Cross-Functional Flowchart

Lesson 6: Designing a Network Diagram

Lesson 7: Styling a Diagram

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