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Microsoft Visio courses

The following courses run between one and two times per month in the following locations: London, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Milton Keynes and Leeds.

We can also deliver these courses for you at your work address anywhere within the UK. 

 

Prices start from just £85 + VAT per person when a 1 day bespoke closed course is booked for up to six delegates attending.

 

 

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Microsoft Visio 2013 Introduction

1 day

 

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Target Audience: This course is designed for people who will be using Microsoft Visio to create basic workflows and perform end-to-end flowcharting.

Prerequisites: An appreciation of drawing applications and design concepts; Use a mouse; Type and use a keyboard; Navigate through Windows files and folders; Work with Windows - minimise, maximise, open and close.

In 1 day Delegates will learn to:
  • Navigate the Visio interface and create a basic Visio document
  • Create a route map by using Visio features to work with shapes and text
  • Modify, format and arrange shapes to enhance a basic diagram
  • Create process diagrams
  • Represent an organisation hierarchy as a Visio diagram
  • Design and manage basic diagrams, workflows and flowcharts
Module 1: Getting Started with Visio 2013
  • Navigate the Visio Environment
  • Use Backstage Commands
  • Save a File
Module 2: Creating a Workflow Diagram
  • Use Drawing Components
  • Modify a Drawing
  • Callouts and Groups
Module 3: Creating an Organisation Chart
  • Create a Basic Organisation Chart
  • Modify an Organisation Chart
Module 4: Making a Floor Plan
  • Make a Basic Floor Plan
  • Model a Room Layout
Module 5: Creating a Cross-Functional Flowchart
  • Create a Cross-Functional Flowchart
  • Format a Cross-Functional Flowchart
Module 6: Creating a Network Diagram
  • Network Diagrams
  • Use Shape Data
  • Use Layers
Module 7: Styling a Diagram
  • Shape and Connector Styles
  • Themes and Variants
  • Use Containers

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Microsoft Visio 2013 Advanced

1 day

 

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Target Audience: This course is designed for people who have an understanding of basic workflows and the concept of end-to-end flowcharting

Prerequisites: An understanding of 2D drawing applications and design concepts; Use basic stencils; Manipulate, align and layer graphic objects; Select, move, group and resize shapes; Create and format text; An awareness of flowcharts and connectors.

In 1 day Delegates will learn to:
  • Create a custom shape
  • Design a custom stencil
  • Design styles and templates
  • Design a floor plan
  • Represent external data in Visio
  • Share your work
Module 1: Creating a Custom Shape
  • Draw Basic Shapes
  • Enhance Basic Shapes
Module 2: Designing a Custom Stencil
  • Create a Custom Stencil
  • Customize a Stencil Master
Module 3: Designing Styles and Templates
  • Define a New Style
  • Create a Template
Module 4: Designing a Floor Plan
  • Create an Office Layout
  • Work with Layers
Module 5: Representing External Data in Visio
  • Generate a PivotDiagram
  • Create an Organization Chart from External Data
  • Import Project Plan Data into Visio
  • Link to a Database
  • Import Excel Data
Module 6: Sharing Your Drawings
    • Link a Visio Drawing to Other Applications
    • Convert a Visio Drawing to Other File Formats
    • Print a Visio Drawing

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Microsoft Visio 2010 Introduction

1 day

 

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Target Audience: This course is designed for people who have an understanding of basic workflows and the concept of end-to-end flowcharting.

Prerequisites: An appreciation of drawing applications and design concepts; Use a mouse; Type and use a keyboard; Navigate through Windows files and folders; Work with Windows - minimise, maximise, open and close.

In 1 day Delegates will learn to:
  • Navigate the Visio interface and create a basic Visio document
  • Create a route map by using Visio features to work with shapes and text
  • Modify, format and arrange shapes to enhance a basic diagram
  • Create process diagrams
  • Represent an organisation hierarchy as a Visio diagram
  • Design and manage basic diagrams, workflows and flowcharts
Module 1: Getting Started with Visio 2010
  • Explore the Visio Interface
  • Customize the Visio Interface
  • Create a New Diagram
Module 2: Creating a Route Map
  • Add Shapes to a Diagram
  • Manipulate Shapes
  • Add Text
  • Format Text
  • Change the Stacking Order
Module 3: Modifying Diagram Shapes
  • Manage Shapes
  • Format Shapes
Module 4: Creating Process Diagrams
  • Create a Flowchart
  • Apply Page Styles
  • Create a Cross-Functional Flowchart
  • Create a Workflow Diagram
Module 5: Representing an Organization Hierarchy
    • Create an Organization Chart
    • Modify an Organization Chart

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Microsoft Visio 2010 Advanced

2 days

 

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Target Audience: This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who has the basic skills to create and modify project plans using Microsoft Project 2010, and who needs to use Microsoft Project 2010 to manage and customise those plans through the implementation stage of a project.

Prerequisites: An understanding of project management concepts; Knowledge of a Windows operating system; XP Vista or Windows 7; Knowledge equivalent to, or attendance on Microsoft Project 2010 Introduction course.

In 2 Days Delegates will learn to:
  • Manage project costs
  • Consolidate and reuse project plan information
  • Exchange project plan data with other applications
  • Update a project plan
  • Customise Project to meet specific requirements
Module 1: Manage Costs in Microsoft Project
  • Assign Different Cost Rates for Resources
  • Change the Resource Cost on Individual Tasks
  • Alter Costs Based on Time Periods
  • Assign Overtime Costs and Work to Resources
Module 2: Working with Multiple Projects
  • Use and Manage Workspaces
  • Create a Programme Plan
  • Consolidated Project Plans
  • Create Interdependencies between Projects
  • Identify the Critical Path or Paths in a Programme
  • Create a Shared Resource Pool
  • Assign Resources using a Resource Pool
  • Use Cost Rate Tables with a Resource Pool
Module 3 - What If Analysis
  • Earned Value
  • View Multiple Baselines in a Single Project
  • Use Interim Plans
Module 4 - Import and Export Project Information
  • File Formats Supported by Microsoft Project
  • Map Project Information
  • Export Microsoft Project Information
  • Import Information into Microsoft Project
  • Use Visual Reports in Microsoft Project
Module 5 - Track Progress and Project Actuals
  • Enter Task Progress as Scheduled
  • Update a Project Using the Status Date
  • Reschedule Incomplete Work
  • Update Task Actuals
  • Report Against Progress
  • Move a Project
Module 6 - Customising Microsoft Project
    • Working with the Timeline Feature
    • Create Custom Fields
    • Create Custom Filters
    • Create Custom Tables
    • Create Custom Views
    • Create Custom Reports
    • Create Templates
    • Using the Organizer
    • Macros

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