Data Visualisation is increasingly becoming an essential need in enhancing business decisions. This course brings users to the forefront on the technology of data visual display to enhance reporting, analysis and performance management. With visual analytics, users can spot business issues and problems needing attention at a glance and take action on a timely manner. Microsoft Excel is an ideal tool in putting all these data together, making meaning out of it and displaying the analysis easily in an interactive dashboard form.
Who Should Attend
This course is relevant to data analysts, managers in Sales, Human Resources, Finance who need to analyse, design and present meaningful dashboards.
Participants are required to have the knowledge of Excel Functions prior to attending this course.
Microsoft Excel 2010 / 2013 / 2016
Laptop / computer with operating system Windows 8.1 and above
Camera (if any)
E-course manual and e-course certificate of attendance will be given to all participants.
Lesson 1: What is Visual Reporting
Outlining the steps of creating reports
Identifying what to do and what to avoid in creating reports
Lesson 2: Identifying the Right Charts in Visual Reporting
Excel Charts as the key element in visual reporting
Identifying the different charts:-Thermo-meter charts, Tornado Charts, Indexed Charts, Funnel Charts, Sparklines and Interactive Chartings
Lesson 3: Form Controls
Leveraging Form Control, an interactivity tool in creating interactive, user friendly and powerful reports.
Uncovering the `big mystery’ of Form Controls.
Exploring and mastering the usage of the 5 important Form Controls.
Lesson 4: Conditional Formatting
Extending the functional capabilities of Conditional Formatting in creating Visual Reporting.
Leveraging on the 5 conditional formatting `tips and tricks’ in transforming your reports into impressive visual reports.
Lesson 5: Applying Functions in Visual Reporting
Applying the relevant functions in Visual Reporting.
Leveraging the creative combination/fusion of Excel Functions and Form Controls in creating a visual report.
Lesson 6: Evaluating Case Studies
With the practical approach in using both the KPI (Key Performance Indicators) and Sales Interactive Visual Reports (SIVR) case studies throughout the class, users evaluate and learn the applicability of Visual Reporting at their own environment.