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About This Course

Whether you need to map business processes, create floor layouts, build organisation charts, create swimlane diagrams or create any type of visual diagram, Visio is the industry standard for achieving this.

We spent time with Process mappers, Architects, Engineers and numerous other professionals who actually use Visio to truly capture the key skills you need to leverage this powerful diagramming tool.

You will be taught by the highly experienced corporate professional and trainer Claudia Carrozzo who shares her many years of using Office in some of the biggest, most high profile Global companies.

You will learn the basics of Visio and then build on that knowledge lesson by lesson until you have mastered the art of diagramming. We finish up by teaching you some tips and tricks to get the very best out of Visio.


  • A copy of Microsoft Visio. This course has been built in Visio 2019/365 but works on most other versions (2007,2010,2013, 2016)

What you’ll learn:

  • Introduction to Visio and how to get the most out of this tool
  • Inserting and formatting text in Visio
  • Organising pages, understanding autosize and applying backgrounds
  • Working with Visio shape data
  • Collaborating with people by using Visio
  • Exporting Visio drawings
  • More trick and tips and how to truly speed up work by creating your own stencils

Who this course is for:

  • Perfect for Designers, Engineers, Business Analysts, Process Analysts and pretty much anyone looking to get the most out of Visio for diagramming purposes

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned Microsoft Visio.

10 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

Get started today and learn more about Microsoft Visio.

Course Curriculum

7h 45m

Section 1 - Visio Introduction
Visio Introduction 00:00:00
Visio Look And Feel 00:00:00
Customising The QAT 00:00:00
Showing Hidden Tabs 00:00:00
Creating New Tabs And Groups With Commands 00:00:00
Section 2 - Visio Essentials
Useful Shortcuts 00:00:00
Setting Up Pages 00:00:00
Section 3 - Visio Essential Diagram Skills
Inserting Shapes And Using The Dynamic Grid 00:00:00
Resizing Shapes 00:00:00
Selecting Shapes 00:00:00
Using Guides And Rulers 00:00:00
Copying And Duplicating Shapes 00:00:00
Grouping And Ungrouping Shape 00:00:00
Section 4 - Inserting And Formatting Text In Visio
Inserting Text In Shapes 00:00:00
Inserting Text Boxes And Changing Font Default 00:00:00
Section 5 - Understanding And Working With Connectors
Using Lines To Connect Shapes 00:00:00
Using Connectors Vs Lines 00:00:00
Understand Dynamic vs Static Shape Connectors 00:00:00
Repositioning Shapes Text 00:00:00
Using Auto Connect 00:00:00
Selecting Connectors All At Once 00:00:00
Section 6 - Visio Connectors In-depth
Changing All Shapes At Once 00:00:00
Changing Rerouting Settings 00:00:00
Using Connector Splitting 00:00:00
Section 7 - Working With Layers
Inserting Screen Tips 00:00:00
Assigning Layers 00:00:00
Locking Layers 00:00:00
Managing Layers 00:00:00
Section 8 - Creating Flowcharts, Org Charts, Swimlane Diagrams And Applying Themes
Creating A Flowchart 00:00:00
Creating A Flowchart Continued 00:00:00
Creating An Org Chart 00:00:00
Applying Themes And Variants To Org Chart 00:00:00
Creating Org Chart With Wizard 00:00:00
Inserting Pictures Into Org Charts 00:00:00
Importing Data Into An Org Chart 00:00:00
Creating A Swimlan 00:00:00
Section 9 - Organising Pages, Understanding Autosize And Applying Backgrounds
Creating Backgrounds 00:00:00
Creating Backgrounds Continued 00:00:00
Re-ordering Pages Order 00:00:00
Working With Autosize 00:00:00
Section 10 - Working With Visio Shape Data
Assigning Data To Shapes 00:00:00
Customising And Assigning Data To Shapes 00:00:00
Linking Data To Basic Shapes 00:00:00
Refreshing Data 00:00:00
Section 11 - Creating And Editing Visio Shape Data Report
Creating A Visio Shape Report 00:00:00
Editing A Visio Shape Report 00:00:00
Section 12 - Time Saving Tricks In Aligning And Repositioning Shapes In Charts And Diagrams
Aligning And Positioning Shapes 00:00:00
Repositioning Shapes In Charts 00:00:00
Moving Deleting And Adding Connection Points 00:00:00
Section 13 - Working With Containers And Callouts
Using Containers 00:00:00
Formatting Containers 00:00:00
Inserting Callouts 00:00:00
Section 14 - Linking External Data To Visio Diagrams
Linking Visio To Different Flle Type Docs 00:00:00
Linking Elements Within Same Visio Doc 00:00:00
Multiple Hyperlinks 00:00:00
Section 15 - Introduction To Advanced Diagrams
Introduction To Floor Plan, It Networking And Infographics 00:00:00
Finding And Replacing Words 00:00:00
Performing Process Validation 00:00:00
Creating Sub-processes Within Diagrams 00:00:00
Section 16 - Collaborating With People By Using Visio
Printing Charts, Diagrams And Drawings 00:00:00
Using Page Setup 00:00:00
Inserting Headers And Footers 00:00:00
Removing Personal Info From Docs 00:00:00
Section 17 - Exporting Visio Drawings
Exporting Drawings To Jpeg As Graphics 00:00:00
Creating Templates 00:00:00
Creating Web Pages From Visio 00:00:00
Exporting To Pdfv 00:00:00
Section 18 - More Tricks And Tips And How To Truly Speed Up Work By Creating Your Own Stencils
Inserting Comments 00:00:00
Converting Handwritten Text To Typed Text 00:00:00
Creating Customised Shapes 00:00:00
Searching For Shapes 00:00:00
Creating Stencils 00:00:00
Downloading New Stencils, Shapes 00:00:00
Customising Themes 00:00:00
Changing The Scale To Drawings 00:00:00