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Visio 2016 Level 2 (Advanced)

Course Length: 6hrs (1 Day)

Microsoft Visio is designed to help users simplify complex information through simple, clear and understandable diagrams. Create and modify diagrams, charts, and other custom shapes and templates while also interacting with other Microsoft Office components such as Excel, Project, and Access.

Course Objectives:
By the end of this course, users will be comfortable creating a variety of diagrams and charts, and be able to create custom stencils and custom shapes, as well as create master shapes and even custom templates. By being able to connect drawings to external data, you will be able to create charts and timelines from Microsoft Project files, as well as connect to Excel workbooks and Access databases. You will:
- Create an organization chart
- Do more with organization charts
- Create a cross-functional flowchart
- Modify a cross-functional flowchart
- Create network diagrams
- Use shape data
- Use layers
- Create custom stencils
- Create simple custom shapes
- Create master shapes
- Create custom templates
- Generate a pivot diagram from an Excel spreadsheet
- Create a chart from a Project file
- Create a timeline from a Project file
- Connect to an Access database

Target Student:
This course is intended to help all user familiar with Microsoft Visio to get up to speed quickly with Visio 2016's more advanced features. We will cover different features of the interface, some common usage scenarios, connect drawings to outside resources such as Project, Excel, and Access, and cover some of the more advanced formatting options found in this latest edition of Microsoft Visio.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Creating an Organization Chart

Create a Basic Organization Chart
Do More with Organization Charts 

Section 2: Creating a Cross-Functional Flowchart 
Create a Cross-Functional Flowchart
Modify a Cross-functional Flowchart

Section 3: Creating a Network Diagram
Create Network Diagrams
Use Shape Data
Use Layers

Section 4: Creating Shapes, Stencils, and Templates
Create Custom Stencils
Create Simple Custom Shapes
Create Master Shapes
Create Custom Templates

Section 5: Connecting Drawings to External Data
Generate a Pivot Diagram from an Excel Spreadsheet
Create a Chart from a Project File
Create a Timeline from a Project File
Connect to an Access Database