Data Visualization: A Practical Approach for Beginners


Date: On request

Type: e-learning

Category: Data Research/Analysis

Language: English

City: Online

Training Description:

Data Visualization literacy is fundamental for consuming any analysis in any industry or media – from the news to working in healthcare or not-for-profit budgets and more. As well, the ability to create data visualizations that are compelling, accurate, and tell a story, is becoming a core skill of any job in the 21st Century. This course provides a practical approach to learning the theories and techniques of data visualization for data analysis.

Additional information

What you'll learn

  • What you'll learn
  • Skip What you'll learn
  • Build the most-used and simplest data visualizations and chart types
  • Understand how interaction, design, and the science of visualization enhances basic data visualization artifacts
  • Create basic reports and dashboards for applications in work and life
  • Learn how to avoid common pitfalls, and make visualizations that work



  • Skip Syllabus
  • Module 1: Visual Literacy
  • Module 2: Visual Analysis
  • Module 3: Visualizations for Business
  • Module 4: Visualizations of Tomorrow


Pete Harris
Senior Content Developer
Microsoft’s Learning Experiences

Ben Olsen
Sr. Content Developer

Professional skills

Data analysis


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