Microsoft Visio

Course Highlights

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

Get Started with Visio

Use File Operations

Work with Shapes

Use the Drawing Tools

Work with Stencils and Text

Use Styles

Manage Multiple Page Diagrams

How to Finish a Diagram

Create Flowchart Diagrams

Create Cross Functional (Swimlanes) Flowcharting

Create Organisation Charts

Create Gantt Charts

It is a practical hands- on course. Delegates are "learning by doing" with access to MS Visio Software for the course duration.


This 1-day course is designed to provide Participants with a solid foundation upon which to build skills in using Microsoft Visio.

Participants will learn the fundamentals of working with Visio through the many practical exercises in the course. Participants will create Process Flow Diagrams, Swimlanes, Flowcharts, Organisation Charts Gantt Charts and apply this knowledge to any other type of Diagram. Joe O’Connor is a Certified Microsoft Master Instructor.

Learn by doing – in additional to the formal presentations from Trigraph, attendees will benefit by using the MS Visio software itself on their own dedicated PC / Laptop. They will build their own diagrams.

All of our trainers are highly skilled project management professionals with formal Microsoft certification.

The training materials are fully owned by Trigraph which means we have full flexibility to tailor the content to suit particular client requirements.

Course Includes

Visio Introduction

About Visio • Business Drawings • Sample Visio Drawings

Getting Started with Visio

Starting Visio • About Visio Solutions • Visio Screen Layout • Wizards • About Starting a Drawing • Tabs • Ribbon Options • Undoing a Command • Dialogue Boxes • Exiting from Visio

File Operations

Saving Drawings • Closing Drawings • Opening Drawings • Finding Files

Working with Shapes

Placing Shapes • Resizing Shapes • Moving Shapes • Copying Shapes • Arranging Shapes • Aligning Shapes • Distributing Shapes • Grouping Shapes

Using the Drawing Tools

Using Visio Drawing Tools • Rotating and Flipping Shapes • Formatting Shapes • Adding Colour

Working with Stencils and Text

Docked and Floating Stencils • Connecting Shapes • Dynamic Glue • Adding and Editing Text • Adding Text to Drawings • Zooming In and Out • Panning

Using Styles

Multiple Page Diagrams

Inserting New Pages • Deleting Pages • Renaming Pages • Reordering Pages • Linking Shapes • Hyperlinking

Finishing a Diagram

Spell Checking a Page • Inserting Fields • Using Print Preview • Printing a Diagram

Creating Flowchart Diagrams

Creating Cross Functional (Swim Lanes) Flowcharting

Creating Organisation Charts

Creating Gantt Charts


It is assumed that you can bring your own laptop to the course with MS Visio installed.

Users with a basic understanding of MS Visio who want to consolidate and expand on their knowledge of the basic features in a short space of time.

A working knowledge of using PCs, Windows, gained from the workplace or by prior attendance on a course.

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