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Microsoft® Visio® 2019/2021: Part 1

Microsoft® Visio® 2019/2021: Part 1

Course Description Overview

Course Number:
Course Length:
1 day
Course Description Overview:
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. 

This material will benefit users of any current Office version. The classroom environment setup is based on Office 2019.
Course Objectives:
In this course, you will design, modify, and manage basic diagrams. 

You will: 
Identify the basic elements of Visio and their use. 
Create a workflow diagram. 
Build organization charts. 
Design a floor plan. 
Build a cross-functional flowchart. 
Design a network diagram. 
Style a diagram.
Target Student:
This course is designed for persons who are new to Visio and who will be using Visio to create basic workflows and perform end-to-end flowcharting.
To ensure your success, you will need to be familiar with using personal computers, including a mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows 10 environment and proficient in using Windows to access programs, navigate to information stored on the computer, and manage files and folders. To meet this prerequisite, you can take any one or more of the following South African Career Campus courses: 

Using Microsoft® Windows® 10 
Microsoft® Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7
Course-specific Technical Requirements Hardware:
For this course, you will need one workstation for each student and one for the instructor. 

Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configurations: 
1 gigahertz (GHz) 64-bit (x64) processor. 
2 gigabytes (GB) of Random Access Memory (RAM). 32 GB available storage space. 
Monitor capable of a screen resolution of at least 1,024 × 768 pixels, at least a 256-color display, and a video adapter with at least 4 MB of memory. Bootable DVD-ROM or USB drive. 
Keyboard and mouse or a compatible pointing device. 
Fast Ethernet (100 Mb/s) adapter or faster and cabling to connect to the classroom network. 
IP addresses that do not conflict with other portions of your network. 
Internet access (contact your local network administrator). 
(Instructor computer only) A display system to project the instructor's computer screen.
Course-specific Technical Requirements Software:
Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional or Enterprise 
Microsoft® Visio® Professional 2019 
Microsoft® Visio® Online Plan 1 or Online Plan 2 subscription if you wish to perform the optional activity in Topic 1D 
Microsoft® Office Professional 2010 or higher 
If necessary, software for viewing the course slides. (Instructor machine only.)
Course Content:
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Visio 
Topic A: Perform Basic Tasks in the Visio Environment 
Topic B: Work with Visio Global Options in the Backstage View 
Topic C: Save a File Topic D: Work with Visio for the Web 

Lesson 2: Working with Workflow Diagram Tools 
Topic A: Use Drawing Components 
Topic B: Modify a Drawing 
Topic C: Insert Callouts and Groups 

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 

Lesson 4: Designing a Floor Plan 
Topic A: Make a Basic Floor Plan 
Topic B: Model a Room Layout
Lesson 5: Building a Cross-Functional Flowchart 
Topic A: Create a Cross-Functional Flowchart 
Topic B: Format a Cross-Functional Flowchart 

Lesson 6: Designing a Network Diagram 
Topic A: Create Network Diagrams 
Topic B: Use Shape Data 
Topic C: Use Layers 

Lesson 7: Styling a Diagram 
Topic A: Modify Shape and Connector Styles 
Topic B: Apply Themes and Variants
Topic C: Use Containers
Certification reference (where applicable)
Remote Software Environments