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Create Compelling Visuals For Your Data With Excel

  • Who is it for?

    Unlock the artistry of data visualization in Excel! Dive into the world of captivating charts and graphs, where we explore not only the aesthetics but also the finer details of chart formatting. Learn how to transform raw data into stunning visual narratives that resonate with your audience.

  • What does it cover?

    This course aims to empower learners with the skills needed to transform raw data into impactful visual presentations using Microsoft Excel. Throughout the course, participants will explore various visualization techniques, best practices, and hands-on approaches. Here's what the course will cover: This course will cover:
    - Understand the importance of data visualization.
    - Learn about different chart types and their applications.
    - Explore the basics of creating charts in Excel.
    - Creating fundamental visualizations, such as bar charts, line graphs, and pie charts.
    - Customize chart elements, including titles, axes, and legends.
    - Learn dos and don'ts for effective data visualization.
    - Select appropriate colours, labels, and legends.
    - Troubleshoot poorly designed visuals.

    Please ensure your English level is at E3/L1 English/ESOL to join

  • What will it be like?

    Teaching methods: Visual demonstration and verbal explanation. Written handouts with visual diagrams. Group discussions.
    Learning methods: Hands-on practical activities, reading handouts and following instructions. One-to-one and group work.
    How students are assessed: Ongoing monitoring of students' work including questions, observation and tasks. Record of students' progress and achievement on an assessment sheet as they achieve the course objectives. Start and End of class student self-assessment/achievement tick sheet. Practical work produced is evidence of learning.

  • What else do I need to buy or do?

    You will need to bring a folder to keep the handouts you will receive in class. Also, a notebook and a pen to take notes.
    You need to have access to a computer and the internet for practicing and completing homework.

  • What could it lead to?

    This course doesn't have any stressful final exams or an official qualification. If you attend on time to all lessons, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from the college.

    At the end of the course, you will decide with your tutor which is the most appropriate next course for you. You can go for other short IT courses, or for awarded IT courses such as Essential Digital Skills E3 or ICDL L2. Either way you will need to book an assessment appointment

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Create Compelling Visuals For Your Data With Excel

12 May 2025 – 21 July 2025
Monday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:2033
£251 / £76
10 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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