The course provides a concise overview of more than 200 data visualization tools which can be used by accountants to enhance the visual appeal of their financial work. All resources are easy-to-use web-based applications that require virtually no artistic or design skill - simply drag and drop, point and click, cut and paste, and/or edit text. You’ll discover how to create new image content in a snap to better inform, persuade, and inspire action. Participants will walk away with a whole new creative toolkit and skillset that cuts through data clutter, improves analysis and sharpens decision-making.
The new visually rich and post-literate world. Business case for data visualizations. Freely usable and stock imagery, animated GIFs, emojis, infographics, animations, logos, interactive images, word clouds. Excel Analytics Apps, Excel Dashboard Tips, PowerPoint Templates. Location Intelligence and Maps, sonification, synthetic media, leading software review portals. Video-conferencing and live broadcasting, screen and webcam recording, online presentation platforms. Image Editors, video apps, motion graphics and special effects, video creators, 3D design and simulation, data viz tutorials, design talent marketplaces. Mind maps, visual resumes, diagrams, charts, timelines, digital flipbooks, information dashboards.
Practitioners who want a basic, non-technical understanding of leading online data visualization applications, and how these tools can be used to improve the visual appeal, understandability, credibility and shareability of their financial communications.
Identify at least 15 technology forces and human factors that are driving growth in visual business communications. Distinguish at least 6 Microsoft Office visual app plug-ins that can be used to create dynamic dashboards and charts in Excel. Indicate at least 4 broadcasting platforms that can be used to deliver live streams, meetings, and video presentations for free. Recognize at least 6 infographic template services that allow practitioners to create an easy-to-understand overview of a topic using a collection of imagery, charts and minimal text. Recall at least 4 online charting apps that instantly create different types of charts including column, bar, line, area, gauge, and other visuals.
Garrett is an award-winning speaker and professional development consultant to professionals worldwide. He will help you to thrive in the digital age and unleash your online potential using productivity, search, mobile and social technologies.
Non-Member Price $99.00
Member Price $79.00