Visio® 2003 Professional: Level 1

Course Specifications

Course number: 078415
Course length: 1 day
Software: Visio Professional 2003

Course Description

In this course, you'll learn fundamental skills while creating several types of diagrams using Microsoft® Office Visio® Professional. You will create a directional map, a block diagram, a basic and a cross-functional flowchart, an organization chart, and an office layout. As you create these drawings, you will learn techniques to drag and manipulate Visio master shapes, create connections between shapes, and apply styles to shapes, text, and pages. You will generate an organization chart from imported data and edit custom properties to store additional information in your diagrams. You will learn shortcuts to enhance your productivity and use unique tools designed for each type of drawing. When you've completed the course, you will have a firm grasp of all of the skills needed to create any kind of diagram using Visio.

Prerequisites:  We designed Visio 2003 Professional: Level 1 for the student who has little or no experience using Visio 2003 Professional, and who needs to learn the basic skills that are necessary in order to begin to use this program effectively.

Before taking this course, you should have a basic understanding of your operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

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

Hardware/Software Requirements

You will need:

Performance-Based Objectives

Course Content

Lesson 1: An Overview of Visio
Topic 1A: Visio Documents
Topic 1B: Elements of the Visio Window
Topic 1C: Visio Navigation

Lesson 2: Basic Skills: Creating a Directional Map
Topic 2A: Using Stencils
Topic 2B: Saving Files
Topic 2C: Manipulating Shapes
Topic 2D: Adding Text
Topic 2E: Stacking Order

Lesson 3: Basic Diagram Skills
Topic 3A: Enhancing Productivity
Topic 3B: Managing Shapes
Topic 3C: Applying Styles

Lesson 4: Flowcharts
Topic 4A: Connecting Shapes
Topic 4B: Page Styles
Topic 4C: Cross-functional Flowcharts

Lesson 5: Organization Charts
Topic 5A: Creating an Organization Chart
Topic 5B: Organization Chart Data Wizard

Lesson 6: Floor Plan
Topic 6A: Creating an Office Layout
Topic 6B: Drawing Scale