Microsoft Visio Introduction

Course Description

Our Microsoft Visio Introduction course is designed to provide participants with the skills to be able to create real-world drawings using the many shapes, stencils and templates provided with Microsoft Visio.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of Microsoft Visio Introduction you should be able to:


Microsoft Visio Introduction assumes little or no knowledge of the software. However, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

Course Duration

The Microsoft Visio Introduction course is run over one-day but can be customised to suit your needs.

Course Overview

  • Starting Visio
  • The Visio Screen
  • Creating a new drawing from a Template
  • Customising the Visio environment
  • Saving a new drawing
  • Understanding Stencils
  • The Shapes Window
  • Quick Shapes
  • Creating a Custom Stencil
  • Open, edit and close Stencils
  • Placing Shapes from a Stencil
  • Select, resize and move Shapes
  • Copy, Cut and Paste Shapes
  • Duplicate, rotate and flip Shapes
  • Merge Shapes to create new Shapes
  • Group and Ungroup Shapes
  • Aligning Shapes
  • Distributing Shapes
  • Use Snap and Glue
  • Apply Quick Styles
  • Formatting the Fill
  • Formatting Lines
  • Applying Effects
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Protecting Shapes
  • Connecting Shapes
  • Automatically Add Connected Shapes
  • Insert and delete Shapes
  • Adding Text to Connectors
  • Working with Connection points
  • Formatting Connectors
  • Adding Containers
  • Adding Shapes to a Container
  • Format and Delete Containers 
  • Adding Text to Shapes
  • Formatting Text
  • Adding Text to the Page
  • Editing Text
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Align and move Text
  • Create Bulleted Lists
  • Create Tables
  • Insert and name Pages
  • Duplicate Pages
  • Change page order
  • Apply a Background Style
  • Insert a Logo
  • Assigning a Background Page to other pages
  • Using the Pan and Zoom Tools
  • Using Grids and Rulers
  • Changing the Scale
  • Apply a Theme
  • Embellishing Shapes
  • Create a Custom Theme
  • Adding Comments
  • Commenting with Ink
  • Co-authoring Drawings
  • Sharing Drawings
  • Using Print Preview
  • Fitting a Drawing to Printer Pages
  • Printing a Drawing
  • Emailing Drawings
  • Creating an Organisational Chart
  • Adding Multiple Shapes
  • Changing the Layout of Shapes
  • Changing the Spacing of Shapes
  • Creating a Team
  • Changing the Order of Shapes
  • Adding a Title
  • Inserting Pictures
  • Formatting an Organisational Chart
  • Adding Shape Data
  • Creating Shape Data Fields
  • Creating Master Shape Data Fields
  • Creating an Organisational Chart from Employee Data
  • Creating an Organisational Chart from a new data file
  • Adding Employee data
  • Comparing Versions
  • Create synchronised copies
  • Create a Calendar
  • Adding Appointments
  • Adding Events
  • Adding Text to a Calendar
  • Adding Art to a Calendar
  • Formatting Calendars
  • Understanding Gantt Charts
  • Creating a Gantt Chart
  • Entering Task Details
  • Creating Subtasks
  • Linking and Unlinking Tasks
  • Adding and Deleting Tasks
  • Adding Milestones
  • Adding and Hiding Columns
  • Formatting Task Bars
  • Managing the Timescale
  • Export from a Gantt Chart
  • Import Data into a Gantt Chart
  • Printing Gantt Charts
  • Understand Cross Functional Flowcharts
  • Creating a Cross Functional Flowchart
  • Adding Swimlanes and Labels
  • Adding Phases
  • Adding Shapes
  • Adjusting Swimlanes and Phases
  • Formatting Cross Functional Charts

Course Includes

Skills Analysis


We come to you

Hands-on training

Email Support

Real-world examples

Course Pricing

Pricing as of 1st July 2019. All prices are exempt of GST. All prices are PER SESSION, not per person.

Number of participants Investment (per day)
1-on-1 Training $500.00
2-3 participants $650.00
4-6 participants $800.00
7-8 participants $950.00
9-10 participants $1,200.00

Above costs are for training conducted within the Sydney region and is subject to travel fees dependent on location. Pricing provides a guide only and will be confirmed at time of booking enquiry.

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