Data Visualisation and Storytelling

Summary

Start date

4 November

Time commitment

6 weeks
(8-10 hours per week)

Classes

Online, Tuesday 7:30pm

Delivery

100% Online

Cost

Early bird – $1,600
Full price – $1,800
(Early bird offer is available until 21 October and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.)

Enrolments close

1 November

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As the world becomes increasingly data-driven, upskilling in data visualisation and data analysis has never been more crucial. By building your proficiency in a system such as Tableau, you’ll develop the ability to represent and communicate insights behind various types of data.

Want to position yourself with sought-after skills in data and business analytics? This short, online course could be the perfect fit. You’ll have the opportunity to investigate a series of case studies, while learning how to identify and manage multiple sources of data.

The strong practical foundation of this course means you’ll build the confidence to transform raw data into actionable insights. Upon completion of the course, you’ll be able to confidently visualise, interpret and communicate various data sets to support effective decision-making.

Applications open 22 July 2021.

Career potential

As technology has advanced, so has the demand for skills in data visualisation and analysis. In fact, data analytics is deemed as a critical component to drive efficacy and new business models in the fourth industrial revolution1.

If you want to secure meaningful career progression, this Data Visualisation and Storytelling course will help you achieve your goals. Built and designed to address requirements of the industry today, the skills developed will equip you with the confidence to implement solutions in a range of real-world contexts of tomorrow.

1McKinsey Analytics, 2018

Who should apply for this course

  • Emerging and mid-career professionals seeking to develop skills in data analysis and data interpretation
  • Individuals wanting to establish a career in data or business analytics
  • Professionals who wish to enhance their data visualisation capabilities
  • Individuals seeking career progression and promotion in a broad range of fields
  • A graduate wishing to enter a professional role by upskilling in quantitative data management, visualisation techniques and predictive modelling
  • Those working in the public and private sector
  • A great addition for graduates of the UC Pro short course in Data Analytics

Learning outcomes

  • Design and develop effective, accessible visualisations and dashboards
  • Develop strategies to deploy operational dashboards that improve the decision-making capability in an organisation
  • Create and visualise predictive models and forecasts
  • Articulate best practice for working with data, and highlight ethical considerations

Course presenters

Learn from industry experts

Felipe Rego

Felipe is a data visualisation expert, helping teams build data visualisation solutions in a strategically-aligned, commercially-oriented and customer-centred way. He is a passionate s instructor helping disseminate techniques in both classrooms and online settings. With an extensive industry experience, Felipe is often required by marketing, sales, finance, technology and strategy teams to deliver analytical solutions that are easy to use, understand and implement. He currently serves as the data visualisation and storytelling advisor for the South Australian Health Department’s Commission on Excellence and Innovation in Health’s Clinical Informatics Group. Felipe is a v/blogger in predictive analytics, statistical learning and data visualisation.

Course structure

Module 1

Introduction to data visualisation

  • Introduction to data visualisation
  • Data design fundamentals
  • Designing charts
  • Visualising complex relationships
Module 2

Data visualisation in Tableau

  • Getting started with Tableau
  • Creating charts in Tableau
  • Interactive Visualisations
Module 3

Designing dashboards

  • Dashboards and business metrics
  • Dashboard design
  • Creating dashboards in Tableau
Module 4

Data communication and storytelling with Tableau

  • Accessible dashboards
  • Communicating insights
  • Supporting dashboard adoption
Module 5

Introduction to predictive analytics

  • Predictive analytics
  • Data modelling
  • Predictive models and forecasting
Module 6

Ethics and emerging trends

  • Ethics and analytics
  • New ways of working for data analysts
  • Next steps

Why choose UC Pro

UC Endorsed

Backed by the reputation of one of Australia’s top 10 universities.

THE World University Rankings 2020

Industry-ready

University expertise with practical workforce skills. Taught by industry experts.

Fast and flexible

Short courses that fit in with your busy lifestyle.

Study your way

Online, in-person and blended learning to suit your lifestyle.

UC Endorsed

Upon completion of the Data Visualisation and Storytelling course you will earn a digital badge and certificate of completion from UC Pro that you can share on your resume and LinkedIn profile.

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