Microsoft Visio 2016 Level 2

Planning Information

The duration of this course is 1 Day. The list price is $350.00.


In this course students will learn how to work with layers, create custom themes, stencils and templates, and create business and project management diagrams. They will also learn how to integrate Visio with other Office programs, create software and database diagrams, and present diagrams both in Visio and in a web browser.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for individuals who already have a solid working knowledge of Visio 2016 and want to further their skills in creating technical and business diagrams, and integrating Visio with other Office applications.

At Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Create, assign and customize layers
  • Use themes to quickly format charts and diagrams
  • Create complex shapes, apply behaviors to shapes, protect shapes, and create custom shapes and stencils
  • Create block diagrams, flowcharts, organization charts and project management diagrams
  • Generate a Web site map
  • Integrate Visio drawings with other Office programs
  • Create program user interface prototypes and system diagrams
  • Create database model diagrams
  • Use Presentation Mode to convert diagrams to HTML pages for viewing in Web browsers


Courseware Microsoft® Visio® 2016: Part 2

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Designing advanced plans and diagrams

  • Create a Microsoft account and log into Visio
  • Build advanced plans
  • Build advanced diagrams


Lesson 2: Enhancing the look of drawings

  •  Use 3-D shapes
  • Work with shape styles
  • Define shape styles
  • Apply backgrounds, borders and titles


Lesson 3: Working with custom shapes, stencils and templates

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


Lesson 4: 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 5: Leveraging development tools

  • Create macros
  • Modify ShapeSheets
  • Build advanced shapes


Lesson 6: Sharing drawings

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

This course is also available for private training. Please contact us at 610-321-3500 to learn more.
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