• Length:
    4 Weeks
  • Effort:
    2–3 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Institution
  • Subject:
  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

Prerequisites

Basic excel skills, beginner-level statistics

About this course

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.

What you'll 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
  • Module 1: Visual Literacy
  • Module 2: Visual Analysis
  • Module 3: Visualizations for Business
  • Module 4: Visualizations of Tomorrow

Meet your instructors

Pete Harris
Senior Content Developer
Microsoft’s Learning Experiences
Ben Olsen
Sr. Content Developer
Microsoft

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