Custom Data Visualizations in Excel

Course Length: 6 hrs (1 Day)
Do you want to improve your charting and visualization skills in Excel? Excel offers a large number of built-in charts and graphing tools to complement its data analysis toolset. But if you want to master the lesser well-known charts and create non-standard, visually effective Excel charts then this course if for you.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this course, you will understand how to work with Excel’s graphics tools, as well as create basic Excel Charts. You will then learn how to combine these two skills to create several non-standard, visually effective charts and visualizations such as pictographs, gauge charts, and progress bars.

Target Student:
All Excel Users who want to significantly improve their Excel charting skills to create more eye-catching data visualizations which can be used as a one-off data summarization tool or to create stunning Excel Dashboards.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Create Charts
Chart Types
Chart Insertion Methods
Resizing and Moving the Chart
Adding Additional Data
Switching Between Rows and Columns
Section 2: Modify and Format Charts
The Difference Between Modifying and Formatting
Chart Elements
Minimize Extraneous Chart Elements
The Chart Tools Contextual Tabs
Formatting the Chart with a Style
Section 3: Working with Graphics
Insert and Modify Graphic Objects
Graphical Objects
Inserting Shapes
Inserting Text Boxes
Inserting Images
The Picture Tools – Format Contextual Tab
The Drawing Tools – Format Contextual Tab
Section 4: Layer and Group Graphic Objects
Layering Objects
Grouping Objects
Positioning Objects
Section 5: Creating the Custom Data Visualizations
Creating Pictographs
Using Conditional Formatting and Icons to Create a Progress Bar
Thermometer Chart
Speedometer (Dial Gauge) Chart
Fancy Speedometer (Dial Gauge) Chart

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Data Visualizations
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February 16, 2023 9am to 4pm EST $495.00 (CAD)*  
May 4, 2023 9am to 4pm EST $495.00 (CAD)*  

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