Visio 2007 Advanced

The participants will learn how to use the advanced features of Visio 2007. This workshop incorporates a hands-on approach to learning. They will get a chance to practice some of the basic features right on a computer. Taking the time to learn about the advanced features of Visio 2007 will increase their creative skills.
You may already be creating some basic drawing in Visio 2007. Now it’s time to unleash the full potential of this powerful application for creating diagrams and drawings. We’ll show them how to create drawings, add shapes, customize their screen for maximum productivity, and format their drawing.

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started
Housekeeping Items
The Parking Lot
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Exploring Advanced Diagrams (I)
Understanding Visio Definitions
Creating Calendars
Creating Maps
Creating Organization Charts
Using Perspective

Module Three: Exploring Advanced Diagrams (II)
Network Diagrams
Marketing Diagrams
Create Work Flow Diagrams
Create Fishbone (Cause and Effect) Diagrams
Project Management Diagrams
Gantt Charts
PERT Charts

Module Four: Working with Stencils and Shapes
Creating Custom Stencils
Saving the Stencil
Adding Shapes to the Stencil
Controlling Shape Placement

Module Five: Advanced Custom Shape Design
Creating New Shapes
Revising Existing Shapes
Locking and Protecting Shapes

Module Six: Layers (I)
Understanding Layers
Working with Existing Layers
The Layer Properties Dialog Box
Hiding or Showing a Layer
Activating a Layer

Module Seven: Layers (II)
Creating Layers
Renaming and Removing Layers
Assigning Shapes to Layers
Assigning Color to a Layer
Protecting a Layer from Changes
Printing Only the Layers You Want

Module Eight: Multi-Page Drawings
Adding Pages to a Drawing
Arranging Pages
Working with Background Pages
Hyperlinking Between Pages

Module Nine: Creating Technical Layouts
Drawing with Precision
Working with Area Measurement
Setting a Drawing Scale
Working with Building Plan Layouts

Module Ten: Working with Data Graphics
About Data Graphics
Using the Data Selector Wizard
Applying Data Graphics
Editing Data Graphics

Module Eleven: The Shapesheet
Viewing the Shapesheet
Modifying Shapesheet Data
Using a Formula in the Shapesheet

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Review of Parking Lot
Lessons Learned
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations