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.
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- 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
Components of Data Storytelling:
- Target Audience
- The Data
Type of audience and their learning styles
Selecting the appropriate-
- PowerPoint Presentation
- Interactive dashboard
Preparing Data for Data storytelling
- 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
Visualize your data: Chart Selection
- 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
- When to use a TABLE instead of a chart?
- When to use a simple headline metric instead of a chart?
Creating Professional PowerPoint Presentations:
- 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