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Microsoft Visio Training Course
Chicago

Do you need to learn Microsoft Visio?


Our hands-on classes in Chicago are the fastest and most effective way to learn Visio. Class sizes are small averaging 3-4 students. You will be learning from a live Microsoft Visio expert.


Onsite Visio training available countrywide.

Course summary

Microsoft Visio Fundamentals

On this beginner class you will learn how to use Microsoft Visio to draw a wide variety of drawings such as flowcharts, organization charts, maps, floor plans and more. No prior experience of Visio is needed.

1 Day | $450.00

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What's Included

Certificate of Course Completion
Training Manual
FREE Class Repeat

Detailed course outline

  • Opening and Closing Visio
    • Opening Visio
    • Understanding the Interface
    • Using Backstage View
    • Creating a Blank Drawing
    • Closing Visio
  • Working with Files
    • Saving Files
    • Opening Files
    • Closing Files
    • Switching Between Files
  • Setting Up Your Screen
    • Showing and Hiding Screen Elements
    • Adding a Guide
    • Moving or Deleting a Guide
    • Changing Ruler and Grid Settings
  • Your First Drawing
    • Finding the Required Shape
    • Placing the Shape in the Drawing
    • Adding Text to a Shape
    • Resizing, Moving, and Deleting Shapes
    • Using the Tools Group
  • Basic Editing Tasks
    • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
    • Duplicating Shapes
    • Using Undo and Redo
    • Finding and Replacing Text
    • Checking Your Spelling
  • Formatting Shapes
    • Changing the Outline
    • Changing the Fill
    • Adding Shadows
    • Changing Line Types and Ends
    • Modifying Corners
  • Formatting Blocks of Text
    • Setting the Alignment
    • Changing the Indent
    • Changing Paragraph Spacing
    • Adding Bullets
    • Rotating Text
  • Formatting Your Drawing
    • Selecting Multiple Objects
    • Using the Format Painter
    • Applying a Theme
    • Using Backgrounds
    • Using Borders and Titles
    • Changing Your Layout
  • Different types of Visio Drawing
    • Understanding Visio Definitions
    • Creating Calendars
    • Creating Maps
    • Flowcharts
    • Creating Organization Charts
    • Using Perspective
    • Network Diagrams
    • Marketing Diagrams
    • Create Work Flow Diagrams
    • Create Fishbone (Cause and Effect) Diagrams
    • Project Management Diagrams
    • Gantt Charts
    • PERT Charts
    • Floor Plans
  • Working with Stencils and Shapes
    • Creating Custom Stencils
    • Adding Shapes to the Stencil
    • Saving the Stencil
    • Controlling Shape Placement
  • Advanced Custom Shape Design
    • Using Quick Shapes
    • Creating New Shapes
    • Revising Existing Shapes
    • Locking and Protecting Shapes
  • Layers
    • Understanding Layers
    • The Layer Properties Dialog Box
    • Working with Existing Layers
    • Hiding or Showing a Layer
    • Activating a Layer
    • Creating Layers
    • Renaming and Removing Layers
    • Assigning Shapes to Layers
    • Assigning Color to a Layer
    • Protecting a Layer from Changes
    • Printing Only the Layers You Want
  • Multi-Page Drawings
    • Adding Pages to a Drawing
    • Arranging Pages
    • Working with Background Pages
    • Hyperlinking Between Pages
  • Creating Technical Layouts
    • Drawing with Precision
    • Setting a Drawing Scale
    • Working with Building Plan Layouts
  • Working with Data Graphics
    • About Data Graphics
    • Using the Data Selector Wizard
    • Applying Data Graphics
    • Editing Data Graphics
    • Data Graphic Legends
  • The ShapeSheet
    • Viewing the ShapeSheet
    • Modifying ShapeSheet Data
    • Using a Formula in the ShapeSheet
  • Adding the Finishing Touches!
    • Validating Your Drawing
    • Using the Page Setup Group
    • Saving Your Drawing as a Picture
    • Printing Your Drawing
    • E-mailing Your Drawing

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.

Chicago Visio Class Timetable

Chicago

230 W Monroe St
#610
Chicago
IL 60606View Map

Guaranteed to Run Limited Seats Left

Class times: 9.00am to 4.30pm

Servicing Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bollingbrook, Chicago Loop,
Deerfield, Des Plaines, Evanston, Highland Park, Joliet, Naperville,
Schaumburg, Skokie, South Chicago and surrounding areas.

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Getting to our Chicago training center

Getting to us is really easy. We are located at 230 W Monroe Street in Chicago on the corner of W Monroe and Franklin Street in the Chicago Central Loop. [The building's main entrance is in Franklin Street.]

If traveling by car

From the North
Take I-90/94 South (Kennedy Expressway) to Monroe East exit.

From the South
Take I-90/94 North to Monroe East exit.

From the West
Take I-290 East (Eisenhower Expressway) and exit at Wacker/Franklin.

If traveling by train

CTA - Blue and Red Lines - Monroe Station

Walk approximately 4 blocks west on Monroe Street to Franklin Street.

CTA - Orange, Pink, Purple and Brown Lines - Quincy station

Walk approximately 1.5 blocks north on Wells Street, turn left (west) on Monroe Street, and go to corner of Franklin Street.

CTA - Green Line

Swap at Clark for Blue line or Roosevelt for Orange line.

Metra - Union Station

Walk 3 blocks east on West Adams (crossing river). Turn left (North) on Franklin and walk 1 block to Monroe Street.

Choosing the right class

Recent student feedback

4.9 stars Great course! I feel confident using the Visio program as well as showing others how to utilize it's functionality. All of my questions were answered, I learned more than I expected. Jennifer Wenckowski
Consumers Credit Union
5.0 stars The Instructor was very professional and very knowledgeable. I thought I knew Visio very well which this class teaches more then I thought. I recommend this class and the Instructor. I came out from the class with more knowledge. Jessica Duarte
Chicago Housing Authority
4.9 stars I've been trying to teach myself Visio for several months and was desperate for some expert advice. I feel that this course has reinforced what I already knew and has taught me lots of valuable information and techniques that will save me time at work.Shelley Spears
ATK, Inc.
4.7 stars Thank you very much for taking the time to teach us. Bob was very hands on, patient, and extremely helpful. He answered all of our questions and many more! And, he made the class fun and interesting. Thanks so much.Elizabeth Malone
Course Horse

Visio Resources

Your first Visio drawing
The Visio interface
The Visio screen
Formatting Shapes
Adding connecting shapes
Moving Objects in Visio
Rotating, resizing, duplicating and deleting shapes
Understaning the Shapes Pane

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