Who should attend
Business professionals interested in uncovering untapped data in their organization and transforming it into actionable business intelligence.
About the course
A picture is worth a thousand words – or a thousand spreadsheets. In today’s complex business world, where the amount of data is overwhelming, being able to create and communicate through compelling data visualizations is a must have skill for all business professionals.
For too long data has been trapped behind scripts, wizards and code. That can change!
This workshop is a deep dive into the world of data and data visualization. You will learn how to create, analyze and evaluate large data sets that will enable you to turn mountains of raw data into meaningful stories that inform decisions and drive change. This is a software-heavy class where you will have the opportunity to practice technical skills in Microsoft Power BI, a free software application that lets users visualize data. We look forward to working with you in a hands-on and fast-paced program!
- Know thy data: Understand your data by recognizing that data must have relationships
- Find the needle in the (data) haystack: Learn how data visualization techniques provide valuable opportunities to discover strategic insights and hidden relationships
- Tell your story with data: Find the compelling narrative along with giving an account of the facts and establishing the connections between them
- BYOD-Bring Your Own Data: Learn how to use and apply Power BI to tell your data story
Amy L. Phillips is a Professor of Teaching in the Department of Business Information & Analytics, Daniels College of Business. Her teaching and professional interests span technical areas in business including web development and database management. She is the co-author of the award winning ...
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