Management Concepts

Evaluating and Presenting Analysis Results

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Jan 22—24, 2020
USD 1319
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Tysons, Virginia, United States
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About the course

You’ve conducted valuable data analysis, but how do you capture the value of that analysis to ensure decision-makers in your organization understand the results so they can make sound decisions? How do you determine if the results of your analysis meet the organizational need? Through application-based exercises, you will walk through these steps and learn how best to communicate—both written and orally—your findings to your audience.

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate whether an analysis has met its goals
  • Determine what next steps are necessary prior to finalizing an analysis
  • Evaluate and select the most appropriate method to present both quantitative and qualitative results to various stakeholders
  • Draft a reader-friendly outline for an analysis results report
  • Write an Executive Summary for an analysis results reports
  • Develop tables, graphs, and charts that convey information quickly and concisely
  • Develop a clear message that effectively communicates the implications of your result
  • Give a briefing or presentation to present analysis results to decision- makers

Course Topics

Introduction to the Communication Phase

  • Getting Started
  • The Analytics Process Model

Evaluating Your Analysis

  • Evaluating the Analysis

Planning Your Presentation

  • Considerations for Communicating Your Results
  • Defining the Message of Your Communication
  • Crafting a Coherent Message
  • Crafting the Message

Creating Visual Components

  • General Rules for Data Displays
  • Tables
  • Charts
  • Creating Effective Data Tables for Presentation in Excel
  • Formatting Charts in Excel
  • Guidelines for Non-Textual Information

Selecting Visual Components

  • The Roles of Presentation-Support Materials
  • What Media Will You Use for Visual Aids?

Presenting Your Results

  • Making Recommendations
  • Basic Organizational Styles
  • Planning Your Presentation
  • Practicing Your Presentation
  • Dos and Don'ts for a Presentation
  • Anticipating Audience Questions
  • Responding to Audience Questions

Writing the Analysis Report

  • Analysis Reports
  • Guidelines for Writing an Analysis Report
  • Outlining Techniques

Who should attend

This course in designed for individuals who need to learn how to communicate analysis results effectively and recommend solutions based on analysis results.

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