Upon Request Courses

Visio 2016/2013 Part 2

This course is for students who are already familiar with Visio basics and would like to examine advanced features to become more efficient and effective with Visio.

Dates & Times


Call (518) 786-1181 or contact us for customized, individual or group training.

Course Outline

This course is appropriate for individuals who need 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.

Comprehensive reference manual with participant guide and exercises
Access to participant data files
Follow-up support by email or phone for an unlimited period

Lesson 1: Enhancing the Look of Drawings

  • Create a Microsoft account and log in to Visio
  • Work with shape styles
  • Use 3D shapes
  • Apply backgrounds, borders, and titles
  • Define shape styles

Lesson 2: Creating Shapes, Stencils, and Templates

  • Create simple custom shapes
  • Create custom stencils
  • Create custom templates

Lesson 3: Connecting Drawings to External Data

  • Make an organization chart from an Excel spreadsheet
  • Generate a Pivot Diagram from an Excel spreadsheet
  • Create a Gantt chart from a Project file
  • Create a timeline from a Project file
  • Connect a map to an Access database

Lesson 4: Leveraging Development Tools

  • Create macros
  • Modify ShapeSheets
  • Build advanced shapes

Lesson 5: Sharing Drawings

  • Save and share drawings with OneDrive
  • Review drawings
  • Insert drawings into other Office files
  • Export drawings
  • Print drawings