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Visio Classes

Learn to effectively communicate ideas visually through Microsoft Visio drawings including flowcharts, maps, and network diagrams by attending a class at the Computer Education & Training Center at UMSL.

Virtual Classes: Our Visio classes are now available online with an instructor present for the entire course. You will see the instructor's screen throughout the class and you can share your screen if you need individual help from the instructor. You will have time to practice, ask questions, and receive hands-on training. If you don't have Visio installed on your machine, you can remote into one of our computers.

In-person classes are also available at our West County facility with limited enrollments to promote social distancing. When you register, choose your class section based on how you want to attend the class: virtual or in-person.

  • Select Live Online" if you want to attend virtually from your workplace or home.
  • Choose "West County In-Person" if you want to attend a class at our West County location.

Introduction to Visio

(Prerequisite: Experience with Windows.) Communicate complex business information and ideas with clarity using Visio diagrams. This course covers what you need to know to create effective diagrams, including flowcharts and block diagrams. Learn to use the tools and diagram types designed for specific disciplines and businesses, the predefined SmartShapes that can save you time and effort, connection points, gridlines, and alignment options. Personalize your diagrams with backgrounds, color coding, borders, formatted text, as well as your own custom shapes and designs. [Course Outline]
Fee: $279

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E3040 Tues., Aug. 2Virtual/WCDawn Robinson

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Classes are available in Excel PivotTables and Excel Charts that are designed to help you create meaningful, visual presentations of your data.

Other Microsoft Office classes are available including OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, and Teams.

For more information, please email