Certificate in Data Visualization

UW Professional & Continuing Education

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  • online

UW Professional & Continuing Education

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Who should attend

Professionals who want to use data more effectively in their work.

About the course

A picture speaks a thousand data points. In a data-driven world, the ability to display large amounts of information through powerful visualizations is increasingly important for business success. The career outlook for professionals who are well-versed in these skills is bright.

In this three-course certificate program, we’ll explore ways to organize and derive meaning from vast amounts of data by using visual presentation tools and techniques. You’ll learn to create rich, intuitive representations that can help your business make more insightful decisions. Use principles drawn from the fields of visual design, perceptual psychology and cognitive science to develop your ability to make data make sense for everyone.

What you’ll learn

  • The fundamental design principles and different types of data visualization
  • How to locate, prepare, model and analyze data
  • Methods for creating interactive visualizations tailored to specific audiences and devices
  • Techniques to add context with benchmarks and comparisons
  • How to turn data into actionable information for making sound business decisions

Get hands-on experience

  • Apply theory to create visualizations using your choice of software, including, but not limited to, Tableau and Microsoft Excel
  • Complete data visualization projects that you can add to your professional portfolio

Learning formats

Online with real-time meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time.

Classroom

Attend classes part time at one of our convenient locations in the Puget Sound region. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum

Experts

Ben Jones

Ben Jones is the founder and CEO of Data Literacy, LLC, a training and education company that’s on a mission to help people learn the language of data. Ben is a highly experienced and passionate instructor, having taught data to thousands in a corporate training environment as well as in academic...

Tommy Unger

Tommy Unger is the data visualization lead at Qumulo in Seattle, where he leads Qumulo's efforts to analyze and visualize petabytes of data by leveraging a variety of technologies and tools. In this role, Unger incorporates visualization principles as well as design, user experience, statistics a...

Andrew Barker

Associate Strategic Customer Success Manager | Tableau Andrew Barker, a customer success manager at Tableau, is responsible for helping some of Tableau's biggest customers develop and execute organization-wide analytics strategies. Previously, he managed a product consulting team at Tableau for ...

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Certificate in Data Visualization at UW Professional & Continuing Education

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