Visio 2010
Advanced Skills
Course Code: CT11 -851

The Visio 2010 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 formatting, custom shape design and integration with other Microsoft products.

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

  • Create, assign, and customize layers
  • Use themes to quickly format charts and diagrams; create themes; create and apply styles; create templates; and create drawings based on custom templates.
  • Create complex shapes by using special drawing operations; create and edit formulas and functions; add a predefined action and custom shape behaviour to a shape; specify a behaviour for a double-click action; and create stencils.
  • 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
  • Dimensioning

Advanced Formatting

  • Themes
  • Templates


Custom shape design  

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

Business diagrams and Web site mapping

  • Block, tree, and onion diagrams
  • Flowcharts
  • Organization charts
  • Project management diagrams 
  • Web site maps

Software and database diagrams

  • Documenting software systems
  • Database model diagrams

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
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