Data Visualization: A Practical Approach for Absolute Beginners

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Practical Data Visualization techniques, tips, and tricks for the aspiring analyst and people who want to start from the beginning in any field needing this critical 21st-century skill.

Professional CertificateData Analysis: Absolute Beginners
Course Format:Instructor-Led
Start Date:Jan 1, 2019

What you will learn

  • Build the most-used and simplest data visualizations and chart types
  • Understand how interaction, design, and the science of visualization enhances basic data visualization artifacts
  • Create basic reports and dashboards for applications in work and life
  • Learn how to avoid common pitfalls, and make visualizations that work

Overview

This course is part of the Microsoft Professional Program in Data Analysis.

Data Visualization literacy is fundamental for consuming any analysis in any industry or media – from the news to working in healthcare or not-for-profit budgets and more. As well, the ability to create data visualizations that are compelling, accurate, and tell a story, is becoming a core skill of any job in the 21st Century. This course provides a practical approach to learning the theories and techniques of data visualization for data analysis.

Before you start

Basic excel skills, beginner-level statistics
  • Instructor-Led: course contains assignments and exams that have specific due dates, and you complete the course within a defined time period.
  • Course ends: Feb 15, 2019

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