Basic Microsoft Visio

Course Details

Being confident in using basic Microsoft Visio functions is essential for anyone who prepares or supervises flowcharts, org charts, building plans, floor plans, data flow diagrams, process flow diagrams, business process modeling, swimlane diagrams, 3D maps, and many moreprojects. This course is for anybody wanting to learn Basic Microsoft Visio and looks at the Microsoft 365 version. It helps delegates gain the knowledge to ensure that they can maximise the full use of MS Visio.


To ensure success, delegates should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. Students should be comfortable in the Windows® environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers. Specific tasks the delegates should be able to perform include launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders

Benefits to you

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand basic functions of Microsoft Visio

Course Contents

  • Introduction
  • Getting started with Visio
  • The user interface
  • Exploring the drawing window
  • Stencils
  • Page controls
  • Gridlines
  • Pan and zoom
  • Shape data window
  • Creating diagrams
  • Selecting objects
  • Resizing objects
  • Aligning objects
  • Grouping objects
  • Duplicating objects
  • Fill and outlines
  • Rulers and guides
  • Guides
  • Resizing and positioning shapes
  • Connecting shapes
  • Autoconnect
  • Managing text, shapes and pages
  • Adding screen tips and comments
  • Pictures and photographs
  • Layers
  • Page Properties
  • Working with foreground pages
  • Working with background pages
  • Autosize
  • Themes
  • Aligning shapes
  • Shaping shapes
  • Special effects
  • Creating organisation charts

Who should attend?

Anybody wanting to learn Basic Microsoft Visio functions