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Mastering Charts & Graphs in Excel

Mastering Charts & Graphs in Excel

Course Length:

6 hours (1 day)

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you should be comfortable with applying best practices to considerably improve the design of your Excel charts, as well as apply simple and creative techniques to create more powerful data visualizations.

Target Student

All Excel users who want to significantly improve their Excel reports to create more powerful visualizations that communicate information in the best possible manner.

Course Outline

  • Understand the Key Principles of Data Visualizations
  • Learn Data Visualization Best Practices
  • Customize Charts in Excel
  • Chart Elements, Layouts, Colours, and Styles
  • Chart Formatting Options
  • Change Chart Types
  • Adjust Axis Options
  • Explore the Differences in the Effectiveness of Excel Chart Types
  • Create, Modify, and Apply Chart Templates
  • Master Basic Charts and Graphs
  • Bar and Column Charts
  • Line Charts and Trendlines
  • Combo Charts
  • Pie and Donut Charts
  • Histograms and Pareto Charts
  • Area Charts
  • Scatter Plots
  • Bubble Charts
  • Box and Whisker Charts
  • Tree Maps and Sunburst Charts
  • Waterfall Charts
  • Radar Charts
  • Funnel Charts
  • Stock Charts
  • Heat Maps
  • Surface and Contour Charts
  • Geospatial Maps (Power Map Introduction)
  • Sparklines
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Mastering Charts & Graphs in Excel

Upcoming Classes

All Public classes are held online
with a live instructor
Dates Price Qty
July 12, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$425.00 Online
November 7, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$425.00 Online
April 1, 2025
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$425.00 Online
* Applicable taxes will be applied on checkout

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This course comes with

PDF Reference Guide

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