Microsoft Visio 2019/2021 – Part 2

Total Class Time: 8 hours
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Microsoft Visio stands out among similar applications because of its unique ability to draw a wide variety of diagrams, flowcharts, workflows, and organization structures—anything that can be represented by shapes connected by lines. Today, Visio is well integrated with other members of the Office family as well as Microsoft's cloud-based services. This greatly enriches the sharing and publishing of Visio drawings. In this course, you learned the basic skills needed to create and modify various Visio drawings. In Microsoft Visio 2019: Part 2, you will learn about more advanced features—making you a more efficient and effective Visio user. This material will benefit users of any current Office version. This course may earn a Credly Badge.


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.

Target Audience

The target student for this course is a graphic designer, subject matter specialist, or other knowledge worker with basic Microsoft Visio 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. You can obtain this level of knowledge and skills by taking the following course:
Microsoft Visio 2019/2021: Part 1

This course includes activities that involve using software such as Excel, Access, and Project. While the listed courses are not mandatory, you can still benefit by taking the following courses to gain an understanding of the basics of the software used with Visio in this course:
Microsoft Excel for Office 365 (Desktop or Online): Part 1
Microsoft Access for Office 365: Part 1
Microsoft Project 2019/2021: Part 1

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  • Designing Advanced Plans and Diagrams

    • Topic A: Build Advanced Plans
    • Topic B: 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

    Creating Custom Shapes, Stencils, and 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 PivotDiagram 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