General Description: The skills and knowledge acquired in Microsoft Visio 2016 are sufficient to be able to create real-world drawings using the many shapes, stencils and templates provided with the software.

Learning Outcomes: At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Work with the basic features of Visio
  • Open, create and work with stencils
  • Work with shapes
  • Format shapes
  • Join shapes using connectors
  • Create and modify containers
  • Work with text
  • Create and work with pages in a drawing
  • Work with page tools
  • Apply, modify and work with themes
  • Add and work with comments and understand co-authoring
  • Print, email and export drawings
  • Create simple organisational charts
  • Work with organisation chart data
  • Create and modify calendars
  • Create and work with Gantt charts
  • Create and work with cross functional flowcharts

Prerequisites: Microsoft Visio 2016 assumes little or no knowledge of the software. However, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system environment