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Fast Track to Visio 2013 Course

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About the Course

During this two day course, participants will learn to create a wide range of drawings and diagrams using Visio 2013. Instructors will show you how to use Visio’s built-in shapes, stencils, connectors, grids and styles.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for people who need to know how to create a range of diagrams and drawings such as flowcharts, business diagrams, office floor plans and organisation charts. Most graphics software programs depend on artistic skills, but Visio’s simple tools make conveying important information as easy as opening a template, dragging shapes into your drawing, and applying themes for a finishing touch.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge of Microsoft Visio is required; however participants should have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

Course Details

Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    22 - 23 Nov 17 Wed - Thu
    04 - 05 Jan 18 Thu - Fri
    12 - 13 Feb 18 Mon - Tue
    28 - 29 Mar 18 Wed - Thu
    09 - 10 May 18 Wed - Thu
    21 - 22 Jun 18 Thu - Fri
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    09 - 10 Nov 17 Thu - Fri
    20 - 21 Dec 17 Wed - Thu
    30 - 31 Jan 18 Tue - Wed
    15 - 16 Mar 18 Thu - Fri
    23 - 24 Apr 18 Mon - Tue
    07 - 08 Jun 18 Thu - Fri
  • Brisbane Class Dates

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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    09 - 10 Nov 17 Thu - Fri
    18 - 19 Dec 17 Mon - Tue
    31 Jan - 01 Feb 18 Wed - Thu
    12 - 13 Mar 18 Mon - Tue
    23 - 24 Apr 18 Mon - Tue
    07 - 08 Jun 18 Thu - Fri
  • Canberra Class Dates

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    Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place, Canberra , ACT 2601

    04 - 05 Dec 17 Mon - Tue
    22 - 23 Jan 18 Mon - Tue
    07 - 08 Mar 18 Wed - Thu
    19 - 20 Apr 18 Thu - Fri
    28 - 29 May 18 Mon - Tue
  • Adelaide Class Dates

    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

    Classes scheduled on demand in Adelaide

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  • Perth Class Dates

    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Getting to Know Visio 2013

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  • Starting Visio in Windows 8
  • Understanding the Start Screen
  • Creating a New Drawing from a Template
  • The Visio Screen
  • How Microsoft Visio 2013 Works
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Minimising the Ribbon
  • Understanding the Backstage View
  • Accessing the Backstage View
  • Using Shortcut Menus
  • Understanding Dialog Boxes
  • Launching Dialog Boxes
  • Understanding the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Adding Commands to the QAT
  • Understanding the Status Bar
  • Customising the Status Bar
  • Saving a New Drawing
  • Exiting Safely from Visio

Unit 2: Working With Stencils

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  • Understanding Stencils
  • The Shapes Window
  • Quick Shapes
  • Using Quick Shapes
  • Creating a Custom Stencil
  • Opening a Stencil
  • Editing a Stencil
  • Closing a Stencil

Unit 3: Working With Shapes

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  • Placing Shapes From a Stencil
  • Selecting Shapes
  • Resizing Shapes
  • Moving Shapes
  • Copying, Cutting And Pasting Shapes
  • Duplicating Shapes
  • Rotating and Flipping Shapes
  • Ordering Shapes
  • Merging Shapes to Create New Shapes
  • Grouping and Ungrouping Shapes
  • Aligning Shapes
  • Aligning Shapes using the Dynamic Grid
  • Distributing Shapes
  • Changing Shapes
  • Using Snap and Glue

Unit 4: Formatting Shapes

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  • Applying Quick Styles
  • Formatting the Fill
  • Formatting Lines
  • Applying Effects
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Protecting Shapes

Unit 5: Working with Connectors

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  • Connecting Shapes
  • Automatically Adding Connected Shapes
  • Connecting Existing Shapes
  • Inserting and Deleting Shapes
  • Adding Text to Connectors
  • Changing Connectors
  • Working with Connection Points
  • Formatting Connectors

Unit 6: Containers

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  • Adding Containers
  • Adding Shapes to a Container
  • Formatting Containers
  • Deleting Containers

Unit 7: Working with Text

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  • Adding Text to Shapes
  • Formatting Text
  • Adding Text to the Page
  • Editing Text
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Aligning Text
  • Moving Text
  • Creating Bulleted Lists
  • Creating Tables
  • Spell Checking Text

Unit 8: Working With Pages

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  • Inserting Pages
  • Naming Pages
  • Duplicating Pages
  • Changing Page Order
  • Deleting Pages
  • Applying a Background Style
  • Adding Headers and Footers
  • Inserting a Logo
  • Assigning a Background Page to Other Pages
  • Page Size and Orientation

Unit 9: Page Tools

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  • Understanding Page Tools
  • Zooming
  • Panning
  • Using the Pan & Zoom Window
  • Displaying Grids and Rulers
  • Changing Grids and Rulers
  • Setting Guides and Guide Points
  • Using Guides and Guide Points
  • Working with Rulers
  • Changing the Scale

Unit 10: Themes

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  • Understanding Themes
  • Applying a Theme
  • Applying a Theme Variant
  • Highlighting Shapes with Quick Styles
  • Embellishing Shapes
  • Creating a Custom Theme
  • Creating Custom Theme Colours

Unit 11: Working Collaboratively

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  • Adding Comments
  • Working with Comments
  • Using the Comments Pane
  • Commenting with Ink
  • Co-authoring Drawings
  • Saving to SkyDrive
  • Sharing Drawings
  • Opening Shared Drawings

Unit 12: Outputting Drawings

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  • Using Print Preview
  • Fitting a Drawing to Printer Pages
  • Printing a Drawing
  • Emailing Drawings

Unit 13: Organisation Charts

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  • Creating an Organisation Chart from Scratch
  • Adding Multiple Shapes
  • Changing a Position Type
  • 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 Organisation Chart
  • Adding Shape Data
  • Creating Shape Data Fields
  • Creating a Custom Shape and Stencil
  • Creating Master Shape Data Fields

Unit 14: Organisation Chart Data

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  • Creating an Org Chart from Employee Data
  • Creating an Org Chart from a New Data File
  • Adding Employee Data
  • Exporting Data
  • Comparing Versions
  • Creating Synchronised Copies
  • Synchronising Subordinates

Unit 15: Calendars

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  • Creating a Calendar
  • Adding Appointments to a Calendar
  • Adding a Multi-day Event to a Calendar
  • Adding Text to a Calendar
  • Adding Art to a Calendar
  • Adding a Thumbnail Month
  • Formatting Calendars

Unit 16: Gantt Charts

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  • Understanding Gantt Charts
  • Understanding Gantt Chart Options
  • Creating a Gantt Chart
  • Entering Task Details
  • Creating Subtasks
  • Linking and Unlinking Tasks
  • Adding and Deleting Tasks
  • Adding Milestones
  • Adding and Hiding Columns
  • Navigating a Gantt Chart
  • Formatting Task Bars
  • Managing the Timescale
  • Exporting from a Gantt Chart
  • Importing Data into a Gantt Chart
  • Printing Gantt Charts

Unit 17: Cross Functional Flowcharts

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  • Understanding Cross Functional Flowcharts
  • Creating a Cross Functional Flowchart
  • Adding Swimlanes
  • Adding Swimlane Labels
  • Adding Phases
  • Adding Shapes
  • Adjusting Swimlanes and Phases
  • Formatting Cross Functional Charts

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Course Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Danielle D [ 28 September, 2017 ]
Grant was a great wealth of Knowledge and supported the learning well. He was able to fault find and assist me to catch up during glitches.
(4.00 out of 5) Amanda S [ 28 September, 2017 ]
Really enjoyed the class; easy to understand, allowed plenty of time to practice/ complete the exercises and lots of group/instructor participation was encouraged.
(5.00 out of 5) Angela [ 11 July, 2017 ]
I thoroughly enjoyed the course. Sean is a great educator. He explained instructions in clear detail and simplified each task. I would certainly recommend Dynamic Web Training in future.
(5.00 out of 5) Jacqueline K [ 10 April, 2017 ]
Being a completely new user to Visio the course content was very in-depth. Grant provided excellent direction and had a lot of valuable knowledge to share. The pace of the course was great for a beginner and would highly recommend this course to any of my team members.

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