Visio 2003
Advanced Skills
Course Code: CT11 -831

The Visio 2003 Advanced course will help students to advance their skills in the creation of flowcharts, organisation charts and other diagrams. This includes concepts such as layering, complex shape creation, reporting and integration with other Microsoft products.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Create, assign, and customize layers
  • Create and assign a background page, create and apply styles
  • Create a custom template, and create a drawing based on a custom template
  • Integrate Visio drawings with other programs, such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook
  • Create block diagrams, flowcharts, organization charts, and project management diagrams

What you will learn
Topics covered by this course include:

Creating technical layouts

  • Layers
  • Drawing scales
  • Precision techniques
  • Dimensioning

Formatting drawings

  • Block diagrams
  • Flowcharts
  • Organization charts
  • Project management diagrams


Advanced custom shape design  

  • Special drawing operations
  • Shape behaviour and events
  • Custom stencils

Network diagrams and Web site mapping

  • Detailed network diagrams
  • Web site maps

Software and database diagrams

  • Documenting software systems
  • Database model diagrams


  • Templates and styles
  • Custom templates

Integrating Visio with other programs

  • Integration with Microsoft Word
  • Integration with PowerPoint presentations
  • Integration with Microsoft Outlook
  • Working with Web-enabling features

Basic Windows and Visio knowledge and a basic understanding of drawing applications is helpful.

Dates and times
Please refer to your Fourth R centre for dates and times.

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