February 2016

Microsoft Visio Training for Engineers and Geoscientists

Please Note
Laptop and authorized Microsoft manual will be provided for you during the course.
Status: This course is postponed. A new date will be announced shortly.
Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration 
8:30 AM-4:30 PM: Microsoft Visio Training
Location: Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Frank Byl, President & Owner, PowerConcepts
Credit: 6 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $419.00 + GST = $439.95 until Jan 20, 2016

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $519.00 + GST = $544.95

Non-Member Price: $519.00 + GST = $544.95

Student Member Price: $259.50 + GST = $272.48
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by January 20, 2016 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Jennifer Chan | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4861
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4861
Fax: 604.639.8180
Email: [email protected]
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'll learn fundamental skills while creating several types of diagrams using Visio. You will create a directional map, a block diagram, a basic and a cross-functional flowchart, an organization 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've completed.

Basic Skills Checklist 

The following list summarizes skills that students will be comfortable with after this course.

  • Work with the screen, Screen Tips, Ribbon, and the Quick Access toolbar;
  • Identify the various types of drawings you can create using Visio
  • Drag shapes from Visio stencils and resize, rotate, align, and transform them
  • Increase your productivity with smart features such as numbering shapes automatically and duplicating shapes quickly
  • Apply title, borders, backgrounds, and color schemes to enhance Visio documents
  • Quickly locate any master shape within the stencil library
  • Create custom stencils to improve efficiency
  • Create an organization chart 
  • Create a flowchart or a cross-functional flowchart
  • Create a process map
  • Create an office floor plan to scale
  • Integrate the shapes to database to automatically create reports and summaries in Excel

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Presentations for Post-Secondary Students
Andrea Michaud
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Phone: 604.412.4860
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Phone: 604.412.4892
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