Overview of Data Visualization in Microsoft Excel

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create different charts

Learn basic principles of data visualization

Apply those basic principles

2 hours
No download needed
Split-screen video
Desktop only

After finishing this project, you will have learned some basic rules about data visualization and can apply them whenever you create charts. In present times, one can find data visualization in a wide range of fields. Businesses show graphs to report on revenue, police departments create maps of crimes in their jurisdiction, and on the website for the city hall, you can likely find visual comparisons of people who moved to the city and those who left the city. For this reason, it is important for a lot of people to know the basics of data visualization.

Skills you will develop

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Chart

  • Data Visualization (DataViz)

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Get to know different types of data visualization in Microsoft Excel

  2. Choose a chart type in Microsoft Excel based on available data

  3. Use various chart elements in Microsoft Excel

  4. Pick appropriate colors for your chart in Microsoft Excel

  5. Create a chart in Microsoft Excel while applying all learned rules during this project

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Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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