Gold Seal: 1 Credit
This interactive, live instructor-led online training course will cover the same content as the in-person course. All live online courses will be recorded, and participants will have access to the recorded session for 3 months.
Visio is the ultimate tool for documenting processes, creating organizational charts, and building “maps” of office layouts, systems, and networks. Visio has a built-in data connection that allows the creation of custom data sets that can be exported to Excel for analysis of the org. chart, process, or systems. In this course you will learn fundamental skills while creating several types of diagrams using Visio.
You will create a directional map, a block diagram, a basic and cross-functional flowchart, an organizational chart, and an office layout. As you create these drawings you will learn techniques to drag and manipulate Visio master shapes, create connections between shapes and apply styles to shapes, text, and pages.
You will generate an organization chart from imported data and edit custom properties to store additional information in your diagrams.
You will learn shortcuts to enhance your productivity and use unique tools designed for each type of drawing.
When you have completed the course, you will have a firm grasp of all the skills needed to create any kind of diagram using Visio.
After this course, students will be able to:
Work with the screen, screen tips, ribbon, and the quick access toolbar.
Identify the various types of drawings you can create.
Drag shapes from stencils, resize, rotate, align, and transform them.
Use smart features such as numbering shapes automatically.
Apply title, borders, backgrounds, and color schemes.
Quickly locate any master shape within the stencil library.
Create custom stencils.
Create an organizational chart.
Create a flowchart or cross-functional flowchart.
Create a process map.
Create an office floor plan to scale.
Integrate the shapes to a database to automatically create reports and summaries in Excel.
This hands-on course is taught by a certified Microsoft Master Instructor.
You will need to have Visio 2016 (or newer) program downloaded and installed on computer. This course assumes that students are knowledgeable of and comfortable using a computer. The student should also be familiar with the Microsoft Office program layout. The web version will not be suitable.
In order to participate in this course, you will require either two monitors or a second device (tablet) or computer so that you are able to watch the instructor while at the same time practicing and applying the new skills.
Delivery Method: Virtual Session – MS Teams
Course Fee Includes: Access to the course, course materials, and a digital certificate upon completion.
This course is delivered in partnership with local and provincial construction associations across Canada. You will be participating with a group of industry peers from multiple regions.
Computer or laptop
This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cellphones may not be adequate.
Windows 10 or Mac iOS
Software/Programs – MS Project 2016 (or newer) program downloaded and installed on computer. The course assumes that students have completed the Microsoft Office Basics course or have equivalent knowledge. You will need to have MS Project 2016 (or newer) desktop program downloaded and installed on computer. The web version will not be suitable.
Download Program Here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/microsoft-365/buy/compare-all-microsoft-365-products
Second Screen - In order to participate in this course, you will require either two monitors or a second device (tablet) or computer so that you are able to watch the instructor while at the same time practicing and applying the new skills.
Webcam (Mandatory) – in order to engage and collaborate, participants will be expected to have their webcams on for the duration of the class.
Internet connection - For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. Minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.
A quiet space with minimal distractions - microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.
While there are no prerequisites for this session, this course assumes that students have completed the Microsoft Office Basics course or have equivalent basic knowledge of how to use a computer.
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for individuals that are hoping to have a firm grasp of all of the skills needed to create any kind of diagram using Visio.
What Previous Participants Have Said
“Instructor was very knowledgeable and helpful. He kept the course "on track" made time (and found solutions) for questions on individual's specific situations.”