Microsoft Visio Advanced
In this course, you will examine advanced features to make you more efficient and effective.
• Design advanced plans and diagrams.
• Enhance the look of drawings.
• Create shapes, stencils, and templates.
• Connect drawings to external data.
• Leverage development tools.
• Share drawings.
• Use diagram standards (optional).
To ensure your success in this course, you should have the ability to create basic workflows and other common diagram types in Visio. You can obtain this level of knowledge and skills by taking the following course:
- Microsoft® Visio® Introduction
This course includes activities that involve using software such as Excel, Access, and Project. While the listed courses are not mandatory, you can still benefit by taking the following courses to gain an understanding of the basics of the software used with Visio in this course:
- Microsoft® Excel® Introduction
- Microsoft® Access® Introduction
- Microsoft® Project Introduction
Lesson 1: Designing Advanced Plans and Diagrams
Topic A: Create a Microsoft Account and Log in to Visio
Topic B: Build Advanced Plans
Topic C: Build Advanced Diagrams
Lesson 2: Enhancing the Look of Drawings
Topic A: Use 3-D Shapes
Topic B: Work with Shape Styles
Topic C: Define Shape Styles
Topic D: Apply Backgrounds, Borders, and Titles
Lesson 3: Working with Custom Shapes, Stencils, and Templates
Topic A: Create Simple Custom Shapes
Topic B: Create Custom Stencils
Topic C: Create Custom Templates
Lesson 4: Connecting Drawings to External Data
Topic A: Make an Organization Chart from an Excel Spreadsheet
Topic B: Generate a Pivot Diagram from an Excel Spreadsheet
Topic C: Create a Gantt Chart from a Project File
Topic D: Create a Timeline from a Project File
Topic E: Connect a Map to an Access Database
Lesson 5: Leveraging Development Tools
Topic A: Create Macros
Topic B: Modify ShapeSheets
Topic C: Build Advanced Shapes
Lesson 6: Sharing Drawings
Topic A: Save and Share Drawings with OneDrive
Topic B: Review Drawings
Topic C: Insert Drawings into Other Office Files
Topic D: Export Drawings
Topic E: Print Drawings
Appendix A: Using Diagram Standards