From the earliest eras of human existence, visual images have been used to represent knowledge, data, and information. Beginning with the Paleolithic cave paintings and continuing to today’s most complex computer networks, these images leverage the ability of the human brain to rapidly perceive patterns and trends from visual representations.
In today’s workplace, visual diagrams are an essential part of communication, from road maps to sales flows to process charts. Microsoft® Visio® provides you with an intuitive, customizable tool to easily create a professional-looking visual product by using its extensive gallery of shapes. By following the exercises in this course, you will create visually engaging diagrams, maps, and drawings, using graphical elements to make information easier to comprehend.
I. Lesson 1: Getting Started with Visio 2016
Topic A: Perform Basic Tasks in the Visio Environment
Topic B: Use Backstage Commands
Topic C: Save a File
II. Lesson 2: Working with Workflow Diagram Tools
Topic A: Use Drawing Components
Topic B: Modify a Drawing
Topic C: Insert Callouts and Groups
III. Lesson 3: Building Organization Charts
Topic A: Create an Organization Chart Manually
Topic B: Create Organization Charts by Using Starter Diagrams and the Organization Chart Wizard
Topic C: Modify an Organization Chart
IV. Lesson 4: Designing a Floor Plan
Topic A: Make a Basic Floor Plan
Topic B: Model a Room Layout
V. Lesson 5: Building a Cross-Functional Flowchart
Topic A: Create a Cross-Functional Flowchart
Topic B: Format a Cross-Functional Flowchart
VI. Lesson 6: Designing a Network Diagram
Topic A: Create Network Diagrams
Topic B: Use Shape Data
Topic C: Use Layers
VII. Lesson 7: Styling a Diagram
Topic A: Modify Shape and Connector Styles
Topic B: Apply Themes and Variants
Topic C: Use Containers
VIII. Appendix A: New Features in Visio 2016
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