Visio Level Two

Microsoft® Visio 2013 - Part 2

Course ID: HLT 91115

Course Length: 1 day

Course Description:
Microsoft® Visio® stands out among similar applications because of its unique ability to draw a wide variety of diagrams, flowcharts, workflows, and organization structures—anything that can be represented by shapes connected by lines. Most importantly, these shapes can be rearranged and with corresponding lines remaining intact. Visio has improved over the years as features common among Microsoft® Office applications have been added. Today, Visio is well integrated with other members of the Office family as well as Microsoft's cloud-based services. This greatly enriches the sharing and publishing of Visio drawings.
Microsoft® Visio® 2013 : Part 1, you learned the basic skills needed to create and modify various Visio drawings. Microsoft® Visio® 2013 : Part 2, you will learn about more advanced features—making you a more efficient and effective Visio user.

Microsoft® Visio® 2013 : Part 1 or equal experience.

Delivery Method:
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Enhancing the Look of Drawings
Topic A: Create a Microsoft Account and Sign in to Visio
Topic B: Work with Shape Styles
Topic C: Use 3D Shapes
Topic D: Apply Backgrounds, Borders, and Titles
Topic E: Define Shape Styles

Lesson 2: Creating Shapes, Stencils, and Templates
Topic A: Create Simple Custom Shapes
Topic B: Create Custom Stencils
Topic C: Create Custom Templates

Lesson 3: Connecting Drawings to External Data
Topic A: Make an Organization Chart from an Excel Spreadsheet
Topic B: Generate a Pivot Diagram from an Excel Spreadsheet
Topic C: Create a Gantt Chart from a Project File
Topic D: Create a Timeline from a Project File
Topic E: Connect a Map to an Access Database

Lesson 4: Leveraging Development Tools
Topic A: Create Macros
Topic B: Modify ShapeSheets
Topic C: Build Advanced Shapes

Lesson 5: Sharing Drawings
Topic A: Save and Share Drawings with OneDrive
Topic B: Review Drawings
Topic C: Insert Drawings into Other Office Files
Topic D: Export Drawings
Topic E: Print Drawings

Appendix A: Using Diagram Standards

Microsoft® Office Visio 2010

Course ID: HLT 84599

Course Length: 1 day

Course Objective:
You will create custom elements and a custom template, represent external data as a drawing, and share your work with others.

Target Student:
This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of the basic workflow and the concept of end-to-end flowcharting.

To ensure your success, it is recommended that you take the following Element K course: Microsoft® Visio® 2010: Level 1.

Delivery Method:
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives :
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • create a custom shape.
  • design a custom stencil.
  • design a floor plan.
  • design a custom stencil.
  • represent external data in Visio.
  • share your work.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Creating a Custom Shape
Topic 1A: Draw Basic Shapes
Topic 1B: Enhance Basic Shapes

Lesson 2: Designing a Custom Stencil
Topic 2A: Create a Custom Stencil
Topic 2B: Customize a Stencil Master

Lesson 3: Designing Styles and Templates
Topic 3A: Define a New Style
Topic 3B: Create a Template

Lesson 4: Designing a Floor Plan
Topic 4A: Create an Office Layout
Topic 4B: Work with Layers

Lesson 5: Representing External Data in Visio
Topic 5A: Generate a PivotDiagram
Topic 5B: Create an Organization Chart from External Data
Topic 5C: Import Project Plan Data into Visio
Topic 5D: Link to a Database
Topic 5E: Import Excel Data

Lesson 6: Sharing Your Drawings
Topic 6A: Link a Visio Drawing to Other Applications
Topic 6B: Convert a Visio Drawing to Other File Formats
Topic 6C: Print a Visio Drawing