Data Storytelling Using PowerPoint Training in Dubai

Your data is only as powerful as your visual presentation of it!

The purpose of the presentation is lost if the presentation doesn’t create insights of the data. This workshops covers best practices of data visualization techniques, art of storytelling as well as hands-on approaches to using PowerPoint & Excel to present your data.

A hands on training where Participants will have to create a Presentation from the given data set.

Benefits of this training:

  • Understand basic graphic design principles and how audiences process information visually
  • Learn how to make use of emphasis, colour, layout, and typography to maximize the clarity of your messages.
  • Become familiar with available tools/techniques for data visualization.
  • Differences between “Glanceable” and “Referenceable” visualizations and how to harness the power of each.
  • Increase the impact and strength of your messages by choosing the most effective chart for a given data set and story in various circumstances.
  • Identify and avoid common design mistakes that distort your data and damage your credibility.

Whether you’re looking to tell better data stories, or you want to improve the look and feel of your charts, PowerPoint is a powerful, and often misused tool. When you understand how to use the functions of PowerPoint, you can unlock its true potential as an instrument for information design.

Program Outline

  • 04 Sessions
  • 08 Hours

  • Target Audience
  • The Data
  • Visualization
  • Takeaway
  • Selecting the appropriate-

  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Interactive dashboard
  • Infographic
  • Context of the data
  • Variables in the dataset
  • Handling missing data and outlier values
  • Univariate and bivariate analysis
  • Create a story out of this data
  • Chart selection - choosing the right visual for the job
  • The fastest way to create similar and multiple charts from a given dataset
  • Different types of charts
  • The Bar Chart and the Stacked Bar Chart, The Pie Chart, The Line Chart and Dual Axis Line Chart
  • Advanced charts such as Scatters, Bubbles, Histograms, Bullet graphs, Combos, and Paretos
  • Specialty charts including Units, Tree maps, and Proportional shapes
  • Tables versus charts vs single Metrics
    1. When to use a TABLE instead of a chart?
    2. When to use a simple headline metric instead of a chart?
  • Ground rules
  • Handling images effectively
  • Exporting text into slides
  • Object alignments
  • Converting a dull text slide into an interesting “narrative” slide
  • The importance of slide title
  • Using “Take Away Boxes”
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