In Microsoft Visio 2016 : Part 2, students will learn about more advanced features, making themselves more efficient and effective as a Visio user. This course may earn a Credly Badge.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

In this course, you will examine advanced features to make you more efficient and effective. You will:
Design advanced plans and diagrams.
Enhance the look of drawings.
Create shapes, stencils, and templates.
Connect drawings to external data.
Leverage development tools.
Share drawings.
Use diagram standards (optional).

  • Designing Advanced Plans & Diagrams

  • Topic A- Create a Microsoft Account and Log Into Visio
    Topic B- Build Advanced Plans
    Topic C- Build Advanced Diagrams

  • Enhancing the Look of Drawings

  • Topic A- Use 3-D Shapes
    Topic B- Work with Shape Styles
    Topic C- Define Shape Styles
    Topic D- Apply Backgrounds, Borders, and Titles

  • Working with Custom Shapes, Stencils, & Templates

  • Topic A- Create Simple Custom Shapes
    Topic B- Create Custom Stencils
    Topic C- Create Custom Templates

  • Connecting Drawings to External Data

  • Topic A- Make an Organization Chart from an Excel Spreadsheet
    Topic B- Generate a Pivot Diagram from an Excel Spreadsheet
    Topic C- Create a Gantt Chart from a Project File
    Topic D- Create a Timeline from a Project File
    Topic E- Connect a Map to an Access Database

  • Leveraging Development Tools

  • Topic A- Create Macros
    Topic B- Modify ShapeSheets
    Topic C- Build Advanced Shapes

  • Sharing Drawings

  • Topic A- Save and Share Drawings with OneDrive
    Topic B- Review Drawings
    Topic C- Insert Drawings Into Other Office Files
    Topic D- Export Drawings
    Topic E- Print Drawings


The target student for this course is a graphic designer, subject matter specialist, or other knowledge worker with basic Microsoft Visio 2016 skills (such as creating basic workflows and other diagrams) who needs to use Visio to create complex graphics and illustrations (such as floor plans, custom maps, and scientific illustrations) that may be linked to external data sources and may be inserted into other Microsoft Office files.




To ensure your success in this course, you should have the ability to create basic workflows and other common diagram types in Visio.


Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)


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