Microsoft Visio 2013 – Like a Boss. A Comprehensive Training Course

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Course Description

Fully updated for the most recent version of Office, Microsoft Visio 2013 Like a Boss is a comprehensive video lecture course that takes student from complete newbie to guru with Microsoft’s diagramming and flowcharting tool that’s used in companies big an small throughout the world

In other words, students will be able to use Visio 2013… like a Boss.

Update: price increase coming June 1st!

Whether creating a first Visio diagram, or a veteran looking for new understanding of the applications capabilities, author and Microsoft Certified Instructor Brian Culp will give students a guided tour of the application’s newest, most commonly used, and most powerful features.

Students of this course will learn:

  • how to add and manage shapes in a diagram
  • how to import and manage shape stencils
  • how to add and edit text in shapes
  • connect and group shapes
  • create flowcharts, floor plans, and org charts
  • document business processes
  • link Visio with external data sources
  • create custom Visio shapes
  • and much, much more

What’s more, students will learn the Visio application by doing. By simply following along with the hands-on exercises, viewers will be able to start from scratch. They will create and edit Visio shapes, text, and connectors to build out diagrams – all without the need to download course or demo files.

You’ll use the application just like you would at work or at school. So don’t get frustrated fumbling around when it’s so easy to learn the right way to use Visio.

The course includes roughly 7 hours of video instruction, delivered in more than 100 individual, bite-sized lessons, making it perfect for learning the application from the ground up, or for going back to review/refresh on a specific skill.

What’s more, the results are guaranteed!

You’ll have a better understanding of projects and Microsoft Visio than ever before, or your money back. If you need to learn Visio, and need to learn it fast, please enroll or watch a couple of sample lessons – there are no side effects. 🙂

What are the requirements?

  • In order to follow along with the exercises, students will need a copy of Microsoft’s Visio 2013.
  • Either the Standard or Professional editions will work for this course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 100 lectures and 7 hours of content!
  • create new diagrams from scratch
  • quickly navigate and customize the Visio interface
  • add and connect shapes
  • format shapes and use diagram themes
  • add shape and diagram text
  • create a flowchart
  • create an org chart
  • group shapes and use layers
  • insert pictures
  • generate reports
  • use data from external applications
  • and much more

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for beginning to intermediate students who want to make charts, document processes, or create diagrams with confidence and ease.

Curriculum

Section 1: Visio Basics
Intro and Course Overview
05:07
The Visio Window

Preview

04:03
Navigating the Ribbon
05:31
A look Backstage
03:32
Navigate the Drawing Window
04:57
Understanding Shapes and Stencils
04:56
Section 2: Create a Visio Diagram
Create a new Visio diagram

Preview

05:05
Select a Shape
04:09
Position Shapes
04:45
Cut. Copy. Duplicate

Preview

03:27
Connect Shapes
03:51
Section 3: Text in Visio Diagrams
Add Text to a Shape

Preview

04:00
Create a Text Box
04:02
Label a Connector

Preview

05:24
Orient Shape text

Preview

03:44
Position Shape text
04:59
Grouping Visio Shapes
03:16
Section 4: Fine-tune Shapes and Text
Insert Pictures
03:39
Use ScreenTips
03:17
Use Dynamic Connectors
04:49
Auto Add and Auto Delete
03:30
AutoConnect
05:40
Replace a Shape
03:58
Section 5: Creating Charts with Visio
Create a flowchart
05:26
Add a label
03:18
Swimlanes
05:10
Create an Org Chart
05:09
The Org Chart Wizard
05:45
Change Org Chart Appearance
03:55
Add photos to an Org Chart
05:37
Update Org Chart Data
03:46
Use Visio Layers
04:43
Lock a Layer
04:21
Layer Assignments
03:48
Manage Layers
03:59
Section 6: Format Charts and Reports
Working with Shape data
04:49
Edit shape data
04:21
Define data fields
03:27
Autosize Visio pages
04:19
Manage Page Setup
04:05
Use Background Pages
05:12
Manage Backgrounds
04:24
Link to external data
05:08
Auto refresh data
02:21
Manage and refresh linked data
04:47
Run a report
04:34
Create a new report
04:19
Edit a report
04:06
Section 7: Advanced Shape Formatting
Spacing and Alignment
04:57
AutoAlign

Preview

02:57
AutoSpace

Preview

02:52
Add a Connection
03:43
Connection point types
02:21
Center on zoom
02:06
Pan and zoom panel
03:08
Resize and rotate
05:20
Resize and Rotate options
03:41
Visio Themes
04:05
Custom Themes
03:52
Theme options
04:38
Shape Styles
05:35
Shape Effects
03:15
Format Painter
04:13
Section 8: Use Shape Containers and Links
Use Shape Containers
06:14
Manage Containers
04:54
Format Containers
05:01
Lock and Resize Containers
04:53
Add Callouts to a shape
04:23
Annotate Shapes, advanced use of Callouts
04:26
Create hyperlinks
03:07
Link to documents
04:10
Link to other Visio diagrams
04:44
Edit hyperlink info
03:00
Section 9: Advanced diagrams for specific business needs
Create a computer network diagram
02:41
Create a BPMN diagram
04:54
Search and replace text
02:14
Process Validation
03:43
Creat subprocesses
03:18
Section 10: Use Visio to collaborate with people and programs
Print a Visio diagram
04:06
Edit header and footer information
03:55
Remove personal info from a Visio diagram
04:03
Create a graphic
03:50
Create a template
04:58
Publish Visio diagrams to the Web
03:35
Export Visio data to other file formats
03:36
Enter a comment on a diagram
04:20
Make a handwritten note
04:40
Coauthor a Visio diagram
04:18
Section 11: Customization of the Visio experience
Create a custom shape
05:34
Search for shapes
04:12
Use favorite shapes
03:10
Manage stencils
04:31
Import a stencil
04:08
Manage imported stencils
03:48
Change the default font
04:38
Use a custom drawing scale
04:40
Customize the ribbon
03:50
Customize the Quick Access toolbar
04:16
Section 12: Course Summary and author info
Course Summary and wrap up
02:52
Author contact info
01:08

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