Course Code: VIS132

Duration: 1 Day

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Course Aims:

This course is designed for individuals who have an understanding of the basic workflow and the concept of end-to-end flowcharting.

Course Pre-requisites:

Students should be familiar with personal computers, mouse, and keyboard (basic typing skills are recommended). They should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers. Specifically, they should be able to launch and close programs, navigate to information stored on the computer, and manage files and folders. Apart from these, the user should be familiar with Microsoft® Office Visio® Professional 2013: Level 1. Also, a basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access would be helpful, but is not required.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:
▪ You will create custom elements and a custom template, represent external data as a drawing, and share your work with others using Visio 2013.

Course Content:

Introduction and Objectives

Fine Tuning A Diagram
▪ Recap Basic Shapes
▪ Explore the Align and Distribute Options
▪ Using Shape Containers
▪ Utilising Layers

Designing a Custom Stencil
▪ Create A Custom Stencil
▪ Customize A Stencil Master
▪ Adding your Own Shapes To A Stencil
▪ Adding Properties to A Stencil Shape

Designing Styles and Templates
▪ Define a New Style
▪ Create a Template
▪ Working With Theme Colours
▪ Applying styles

Designing a Floor Plan
▪ Create an Office Layout
▪ Work with Layers
▪ Setting an architectural scale

Representing External Data in Visio
▪ Generate a Pivot Diagram
▪ Create an Organization Chart from External Data
▪ Import Project Plan Data into Visio
▪ Link to a Database
▪ Import Excel Data

Sharing Your Work
▪ Link a Visio Drawing to Other Applications
▪ Convert a Visio Drawing to a Web Page
▪ Making an interactive diagram using Hyperlinks
▪ Print a Visio Drawing

Linking shapes with data
▪ Adding information to shapes
▪ Exporting to excel
▪ Linking to Microsoft Project
▪ Dynamic Links
▪ Using Excel to Produce an Organisation Chart

Action planning

Review of Programme