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Toronto School of Public Policy & Governance

Data Visualization: Unlock the Power of Data

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About the course

Visualization serves as an effective bridge to communicate complex data and analysis through using an accessible common language. Data has the potential to inform public opinion, executive decision-making and influence public policy, and when visualized with appropriate context, data can be turned into insight that can facilitate meaningful change. In this 3-hour intensive introduction to data visualization, participants learn to prep and clean data, accurately perform data analysis and create visualizations, dashboards/ storyboards using data visualization software.

Pre-requisite for registration:

Computer literacy skills and proficiency for basic work with data in MS Excel.


  • Registrants are to bring their own laptops.
  • Tableau (sample) software must be be pre-installed on all participants’ laptops.

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