Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007

Course:  VISIO
Duration:  2 Days
Level:  I
Course Summary

Diagrams and charts play a pivotal role in knowledge dissemination, making complex data easy to understand. Microsoft® Office Visio Professional 2007 has a host of features that are instrumental in creating pictorial representations of information. In this course, you will learn the essentials of Visio.

Once you have learned to use the various templates to design and manage workflows and flowcharts, the workshop will build upon the knowledge gained, and enable you to work with many advanced features, including using the drawing tools, creating and working with custom stencils and templates, and sharing your Visio drawings with other applications.

You will design and manage basic diagrams, workflows, and flowcharts. You will create custom elements and a custom template, represent external data as a drawing, and share your work with others.

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Topics Covered In This Course

Getting Started with Visio 2007

  • Explore the Visio Interface
  • Get Help in Visio

Creating a Route Map

  • Add Shapes to a Drawing
  • Manipulate Shapes
  • Add Text
  • Format Text
  • Change the Stacking Order

Enhancing a Basic Diagram

  • Manage Shapes
  • Format Shapes

Creating Process Diagrams

  • Create a Flowchart
  • Apply Page Styles
  • Create a Cross-Functional Flowchart
  • Create a Workflow Diagram

Representing an Organization Hierarchy

  • Create an Organization Chart
  • Modify an Organization Chart

Creating a Custom Shape

  • Draw Basic Shapes
  • Enhance Basic Shapes

Designing a Custom Stencil

  • Create a Custom Stencil
  • Customize a Stencil Master

Designing Styles and Templates

  • Define a New Style
  • Create a Template

Designing a Floor Plan

  • Create an Office Layout
  • Work with Layers

Representing External Data in Visio

  • Generate a PivotDiagram
  • 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
  • Print a Visio Drawing
What You Can Expect

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explore the Visio 2007 interface.
  • Create a route map.
  • Enhance a basic diagram.
  • Create process diagrams.
  • Create an organization chart.
  • Create a custom shape.
  • Design a custom stencil.
  • Design styles and templates.
  • Design a floor plan.
  • Represent external data in Visio.
  • Share your drawings.
Who Should Take This Course

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

Recommended Prerequisites

Participants should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computer. Specifically, students should be able to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders.

Training Style

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

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Every student attending a Verhoef Training class will receive a certificate good for $100 toward their next public class taken within a year.

You can also buy "Verhoef Vouchers" to get a discounted rate for a single student in any of our public or web-based classes. Contact your account manager or our sales office for details.

Schedule For This Course
There are currently no public sessions scheduled for this course. We can schedule a private class for your organization just a couple of weeks from now. Or we can let you know the next time we do schedule a public session.
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