Microsoft Visio 2016 Level 1

Planning Information

The duration of this course is 1 Day. The list price is $350.00.


In this course students will learn how to use stencils, scale and resize objects, draw basic shapes and compound lines, and arrange objects. They will also learn how to create diagrams, work with text, apply formatting, work with background pages, and set file and print properties. Finally, students will create network and brainstorming diagrams, set shape properties, and create reports.

Intended Audience

​​This course is intended for individuals who want to gain skills in Visio 2016 for creating a wide variety of professional looking charts, graphs and diagrams.

At Completion

​Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explore the Visio 2016 interface
  • Use a variety of drawing tools
  • Create and enhance basic diagrams
  • Create an organization chart
  • Format text shapes and lines
  • Understand file and print properties
  • Create a network diagram
  • Define shape properties
  • Design reports


​To be successful in this course, students should have a basic understanding of the Windows operating system, including how to launch an application and create and save files. A basic understanding of workflows and the concept of end-to-end flowcharting is helpful but not required.


Courseware Microsoft® Visio® 2016: Part 1

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Getting Started

  • Perform basic tasks in the Visio environment
  • Use backstage commands
  • Save a file

Lesson 2: Working with workflow diagram tools

  • Use drawing components
  • Modify a drawing
  • Insert callouts and groups

Lesson 3: Building organization charts

  • Create an organization chart manually
  • Create an organization chart by using starter diagrams and the organization chart wizard
  • Modifying an organization chart

Lesson 4: Designing a floor plan

  • Make a basic floor plan
  • Model a room layout

Lesson 5: Building a cross-function flowchart

  • Create a cross-function flowchart
  • Format a cross-function flowchart

Lesson 6: Designing a network diagram

  • Creating Network diagrams
  • Use shape data
  • Use layers

Lesson 7: Styling a diagram

  • Modify shape and connector styles
  • Apply themes and variants
  • Use containers

This course is also available for private training. Please contact us at 610-321-3500 to learn more.
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