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Microsoft Visio 2003 Intro

  • Price £265.00
  • Duration 1 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


You will learn the fundamental skills and create a directional map, a block diagram, a basic and a cross-functional flowchart, an organisation chart, and an office layout. As you create these drawings, you will learn techniques to drag and manipulate Visio master shapes, create connections between shapes, and apply styles to shapes, text, and pages. You will generate an organisation chart from imported data and edit custom properties to store additional information in your diagrams. You will learn shortcuts to enhance your productivity and use unique tools designed for each type of drawing.

This course is designed for users who have little or no experience using Visio 2003 Professional, and who needs to learn the basic skills that are necessary in order to begin to use this program effectively


•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


•Identify the various types of drawings you can create using Visio and navigate in a Visio document
•Drag shapes from Visio stencils and resize, rotate, align, and transform them
•Increase your productivity with smart features, such as numbering shapes automatically, duplicating shapes quickly, and grouping and aligning
•Create a flowchart or a cross-functional flowchart
•Create an organization chart manually or generate one from a text file
•Create an office floor plan to scale

Course Content

Lesson 1: An Overview of Visio
Topic 1A: Visio Documents
Topic 1B: Elements of the Visio Window
Topic 1C: Visio Navigation

Lesson 2: Basic Skills: Creating a Directional Map
Topic 2A: Using Stencils
Topic 2B: Saving Files
Topic 2C: Manipulating Shapes
Topic 2D: Adding Text
Topic 2E: Stacking Order

Lesson 3: Basic Diagram Skills
Topic 3A: Enhancing Productivity
Topic 3B: Managing Shapes
Topic 3C: Applying Styles

Lesson 4: Flowcharts
Topic 4A: Connecting Shapes
Topic 4B: Page Styles
Topic 4C: Cross-functional Flowcharts

Lesson 5: Organization Charts
Topic 5A: Creating an Organization Chart
Topic 5B: Organization Chart Data Wizard

Lesson 6: Floor Plan
Topic 6A: Creating an Office Layout
Topic 6B: Drawing Scale

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