Data Visualization

Jacobs Mgt Center

Learn to communicate the results of your data in a way that is relevant to your business.

Call us at 716-645-3200 to set up a training session. We can also be reached via email at mgt-ced@buffalo.edu.

Program Overview

A complex analysis is only useful if it leads to actionable advice and is conveyed in a way that the audience can understand. This program presents best practices in data visualization to effectively communicate a story that provides practical implications of data analysis.

Topics

  • Auditing
  • Toolbars
  • Go To special feature
  • Charts
  • Basic customization (lists, defaults, windows)
  • Data analysis
  • Pivot tables
  • Statistical analysis toolpack
  • Formatting
  • History of data visualization- why visualize data
  • Common myths about data visualization
  • Edward Tufte’s principles for data visualizations
  • Visualization critique
  • Characteristics of a quality table
  • Analytic patterns
  • Practice selecting tables and graphs
  • Six steps to telling your story
  • Showing and communicating data