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Who should attend
This course is designed as an introductory course for anyone with an interest or need to understand data visualisation for storytelling:
- Business and IT professionals seeking to improve analytical skills in handling and presenting large amounts of data for business insights
- Individuals with no knowledge or experience in data visualisation and storytelling, but who would like to gain some knowledge in the area to explore work opportunities in Business analytics
About the course
Data visualisation is about using information design to present data visually. It consists of three main parts, namely data, visualisation and storytelling. In fact, data visualisation becomes a new language for storytelling. It is important for professionals to express complex ideas in simplest manner, using visualisation to tell a story via graphical depiction of statistical information.
The course aims to equip the participants with essential knowledge and skills to effectively collate and consolidate data, to quickly present data in the most interesting visual manner, to accurately analyse and interpret the hidden trends and patterns, and to concisely improve decision making.
Using real life case studies and demonstrations, the participants will be introduced to the power of data visualisation in conducting exploratory and diagnostic analysis and representing them visually, as well as to create a dashboard for infographics for broad communication.
This course is part of the Analytics & Intelligent Systems series offered by NUS-ISS.
At the end of the course, the participants will be able to:
- Identify the principles of data visualisation
- Identify the different types of questions and analytics patterns
- Conduct exploratory and diagnostic analysis
- Develop a dashboard as data storytelling mechanism for business purposes
- Develop infographics as data storytelling mechanism for broad communication
What Will Be Covered
- Power of data visualisation
- From question to answer
- Conducting exploratory and diagnostic analysis visually
- Creating dashboard for business
- Creating infographics for broad commmunication
Lectures and workshops
Throughout my years of data and analytics, I've been fortunate to be involved in some amazing projects, and meet some remarkable people. These have helped me to develop my uncompromising passion for the art of data driven decision making. Data, report and analytics are so often thought of as bas...
Charles lectures and consults on artificial intelligence, knowledge engineering and knowledge management. He has been a principal investigator, project manager, supervisor and developer for many knowledge based systems project in Canada and Singapore. Previously, he was a research scientist with ...
Tamsin, a Senior Fellow at the Ministry of Health’s Office for Healthcare Transformation, and expert design strategist on DesignSingapore Council’s ‘Innovation by Design’ panel, has more than 20 years of international experience in delivering change and transformation programmes, integrating user...
Michael, a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®), has over 10 years of IT experience in project management, business analysis and software application development. Prior to joining ISS, he was a Project Manager with a leading System Integrator where he managed end to end turnkey applic...
Nirmal is an Analytics professional with 18 years of experience in building practices from ground up in Asia. He has Co-founded and successfully exited from two Analytics companies. The first was Fractal Analytics, India’s leading third party analytics provider and the second: Mobius Innovations,...
Brandon is currently an Associate in Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore (NUS-ISS). He completed his study in Computer Science, major in Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence. Under the NUS full time research scholarship sponsored by The Logistics Institute -...
Prakash is an Associate Lecturer in Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore (NUS-ISS). He taught for various analytics modules at School of Information Systems, SMU Singapore for nearly three years prior to joining NUS-ISS. He holds a MS degree in IT in Business Analytics ...
Jen Hong develops algorithms. He specializes in deep learning, image processing and medical image diagnosis. He designs illustrations, web page and posters. He plays piano. He invented a mathematical model to analyze dry eye. He used deep learning to correct medical images. He trained deep learni...
I have 12+ years of international experience of working in digital health/IT space. Having worked on various IT projects and implementations in the healthcare ecosystem, I have always been passionate about utilising digital channels to deliver change and transformation from a patients’ perspectiv...
16 years of experience in marketing insights and analytics across Asia, with special focus on consumer, retailing, brand research and policy development and evaluation. Expertise to integrate data from multiple sources. Extensively worked on segmentation, brand positioning, pricing decision, ROI,...
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