Mastering Charts and Graphs in Excel



Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
Excel offers a large number of charts and graphing tools that complement its data analysis toolset. Mastering Charts in Excel will introduce you to the key principles of data visualizations as well as explore Excel’s custom tools like formatting options and custom templates. From there we’ll review over 20 different chart types like Pies, Columns, and Line Charts as well as more advanced options like Histograms, Waterfalls, and even Geospatial Heat Maps.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this course, you should be comfortable with applying best practices to considerably improve the design of your Excel Charts, as well as apply simple and creative technique to create more powerful data visualizations.

Target Student:
All Excel Users who want to significantly improve their Excel reports to create more powerful visualizations that communicate information in the best possible manner.

Course Outline:
  • Understand the Key Principles of Data Visualizations
  • Learn Data Visualization Best Practices
  • Customize Charts in Excel
    • Chart Elements, layouts, colors, and styles
    • Chart formatting options
    • Change Chart Types
    • Adjust Axis options
  • Explore the differences in the effectiveness of Excel Chart Types
  • Create, Modify, and Apply Chart Templates
  • Master Basic Charts and Graphs
    • Bar and Column Charts
    • Line Charts and Trendlines
    • Combo Charts
    • Pie and Donut Charts
    • Histograms and Pareto Charts
    • Area Charts
    • Scatter Plots
    • Bubble Charts
    • Box and Whisker Charts
    • Tree Maps and Sunburst Charts
    • Waterfall Charts
    • Radar Charts
    • Funnel Charts
    • Stock Charts
    • Heat Maps
    • Surface and Contour Charts
    • Geospatial Maps (Power Map Introduction)
    • Sparklines

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September 29, 2022 9am to 4pm ET $425.00 (CAD)*  
January 12, 2023 9am to 4pm ET $425.00 (CAD)*  

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