MindView 7

Associated Courses


Suitable for: All individuals who want to improve their planning and organisational skills using the software.  

Course Type: Online Learning

Operating System: Windows

Certification / Awarding Body: CPD Certification Service 


MatchWare MindView is a visual mapping tool which you can use to create industry recognised maps and diagrams to help plan anything from essays to projects.

This course covers the following topics: the MindView interface; starting a new map; adding branches and sub-branches; inserting hyperlinks and attachments; creating branch connections; using text notes and comments; editing the map’s appearance; using templates; customising the view, and creating and managing tasks. 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

•    Describe what a mind map is and what it can be used for.
•    Create new maps and add branches.
•    Enhance maps with notes, images and hyperlinks.
•    Manage projects and tasks.
•    Share your maps with others.


01INTRODUCTION TO MINDVIEWIntroducing what MindView does, the course’s learning objectives and how it is structured.
02THE MINDVIEW INTERFACEAn overview of the MindView main window including its key features and accessibility tools.
03STARTING A NEW MAPFirst steps with the software including the “root” idea, adding branches and using templates.
04CUSTOMISING THE MAPAdding extra information to maps with text notes, comments, hyperlinks and attachments.
05DESIGNING THE MAPChange map and branch design properties, add boundaries and export your work.
06CHANGING THE MAP VIEWIntroducing the Outline view, zoom tools, and filtering the map using icons.
07PLANNING PROJECTSConverting branches to tasks, task properties and planning using Gantt view.
08FINAL QUIZTest what you have learned in the course.