Course Description

Graphical representation is germane to communication as it bridges the gaps of numerical analysis while adding depth to business data output. The course is designed to afford each participant the opportunity to learn how to choose and create the right chart to convey incisive messages. Participants will develop the competence to create customized graphs for high powered presentations, have effective formatting skills using series of features to rearrange data for maximum clarity. They will also possess ample understanding of styles, themes, tables and charts creation that make data interpretation and analysis easier.

Expected Learning Outcomes

After this course participants will be able to deploy Microsoft Excel graphics capabilities as well as the graphical capabilities of important statistical packages to display data in chart formats with improved clarity and effectiveness of communication.

  1. Participants will be able to competently use various graphical tools on the Excel window, handle charts in many important statistical packages with deft as well as generally understand chart customization;
  2. The training will enable participants to effectively navigate and modify basic chart elements in working with data series;
  3. Participants will be able to discover some chart–making tricks that enable them create detailed charts for business plans and other types of analysis;
  4. Participants will be able to effectively and sensibly interpret created charts.