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Share Data Through the Art of Visualization

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Overview

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This is the sixth course in the Google Data Analytics Certificate. You’ll learn how to visualize and present your data findings as you complete the data analysis process. This course will show you how data visualizations, such as visual dashboards, can help bring your data to life. You’ll also explore Tableau, a data visualization platform that will help you create effective visualizations for your presentations. Current Google data analysts will continue to instruct and provide you with hands-on ways to accomplish common data analyst tasks with the best tools and resources. Learners who complete this certificate program will be equipped to apply for introductory-level jobs as data analysts. No previous experience is necessary. By the end of this course, learners will: - Understand the importance of data visualization. - Learn how to form a compelling narrative through data stories. - Gain an understanding of how to use Tableau to create dashboards and dashboard filters. - Discover how to use Tableau to create effective visualizations. - Explore the principles and practices involved with effective presentations. - Learn how to consider potential limitations associated with the data in your presentations. - Understand how to apply best practices to a Q&A with your audience.

Syllabus

  • Visualize data
    • In this module, you’ll delve into the various types of data visualizations and explore what makes an effective visualization. You'll also learn about accessibility, design thinking, and other factors that will help you use data visualizations to effectively communicate data insights.
  • Create data visualizations with Tableau
    • Tableau is a business intelligence and analytics platform that helps people visualize, understand, and make decisions with data. In this part of the course, you’ll become well-versed in Tableau’s dynamic capabilities and learn to inject creativity and clarity into your visualizations, ensuring that your findings are easy to understand.
  • Craft data stories
    • Connecting your objective with your data through insights is essential to data storytelling. In this part of the course, you’ll get acquainted with the principles of data-driven storytelling and learn to craft compelling narratives using Tableau's dashboard and filtering capabilities, giving life to your data insights.
  • Develop presentations and slideshows
    • In this part of the course, you’ll discover how to give an effective presentation about your data analysis. This final module teaches you to construct insightful presentations that resonate with your audience. You'll learn to anticipate and address potential questions and to articulate the limitations of your data, ensuring a robust and credible narrative for your stakeholders.

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