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Data Visualization: Conveying Information Through Visual Representations, Short Course

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Overview

Whether you’re pitching a new idea, persuading others to take action, building a strategy, or making a decision, data is key. But the amount of information available today is staggering, and it’s easy to become overwhelmed by too many statistics, distracted by the wrong set of numbers, and confused by the complexity of data.

You can study the Data Visualization: Conveying Information through Visual Representations at Harvard University.

Program Benefits

  • Learn how to translate simple and complex data into effective visual displays
  • Communicate more precisely by pinpointing the most relevant information
  • Apply effective methods for analyzing, presenting, and using statistical data
  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of different data visualization approaches
  • Avoid creating misleading representations of data—and being misled by others.

Who Should Enroll

This program is ideal for professionals or managers in a wide range of disciplines with an interest in the visual presentation of data. No programming experience or specific software experience is necessary. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 2 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Topics Covered

  • Improving your decision-making skills by boosting your visual thinking
  • Understanding how people interpret different types of visual information
  • Using a wide array of graphs and charts to understand, analyze, and refine data
  • Working with multidimensional data and mapping it to graphical elements
  • Leveraging data visualization and design principles to connect with your audience

Audience

This program is ideal for professionals or managers in a wide range of disciplines with an interest in the visual presentation of data. No programming experience or specific software experience is necessary. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English is required for participation in all Professional Development programs.
  • Participants are expected to have a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2850 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2850 USD for the full programme and a duration of 2 days.
  • National

    2850 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2850 USD for the full programme and a duration of 2 days.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 1814 - 3760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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