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ATVS131 - Visio 2013 Level One

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. 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.

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To ensure your success, you will need to be familiar with using personal computers and have used a mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows 8 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 Logical Operations courses:
  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 8
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8 Transition from Windows® 7

Visio 2013 is not available for Windows XP.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Visio 2013

Topic A: Navigate the Visio Environment
Topic B: Use Backstage Commands
Topic C: Save a File

Lesson 2: Creating a Workflow Diagram

Topic A: Use Drawing Components
Topic B: Modify a Drawing
Topic C: Callouts and Groups

Lesson 3: Creating an Organization Chart

Topic A: Create a Basic Organization Chart
Topic B: Modify an Organization Chart

Lesson 4: Making a Floor Plan

Topic A: Make a Basic Floor Plan
Topic B: Model a Room Layout

Lesson 5: Creating a Cross-Functional Flowchart

Topic A: Create a Cross-Functional Flowchart
Topic B: Format a Cross-Functional Flowchart

Lesson 6: Creating a Network Diagram

Topic A: Network Diagrams
Topic B: Use Shape Data
Topic C: Use Layers

Lesson 7: Styling a Diagram

Topic A: Shape and Connector Styles
Topic B: Themes and Variants
Topic C: Use Containers