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Data Visualisation : How to Effectively Communicate with your Data



Personal Effectiveness.


Professional Knowledge and Business Skills.

About this course:

Please note that this course is only available to University of Exeter employees.

If you are not an employee of the University of Exeter then please refer to for further information about data visualisation training.

The aim of this course is to share and discuss the key principles of effective data visualisation and to inspire you to start to tell much better stories with your data.

You will explore the importance of storytelling through graph and table design.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will be able to:.

- Explain some key psychological ideas which help us to present data effectively.

- Utilise the fundamental principles of good data visualisation.

- Create tables of data which communicate your story effectively.

- Select the right type of graph for presenting your data.

- Create graphs which communicate your story effectively.

Who should attend this course:

This workshop is aimed at anyone whose role involves presenting data through any reporting platform.


Dan Isaac Business Intelligence Officer, PPBI (

What previous participants have said about the course:

"Superb course".

"Dan was very good at explaining complex information in an easy manner".

"Very well presented, clear, engaging presentation paced well".

"I learnt some great tips to make presentations clearer and how to present it simply and clearly".

"I learnt information on different uses of graphs and in what situation different graphs can be used".

Before the course:

No preparation is required before this course.

However, if you have a particular data visualisation example or challenge that you are happy to share with the group then please feel free to contact Dan Isaac ( prior to the event.


No preparation is required prior to the event.

After the session you will be sent a handout containing key slides from the course presentation.

Learning provider:

This course is administered by People Development; please contact for any queries.

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