What you'll learn
- Give better spoken and written presentations about data!
- Have an arsenal of strategies for creating memorable data stories.
- Know and apply the "5-stage arc" for memorable data storytelling.
If you want to present data in a way that people will understand and remember, then you need to tell a story with the data. And if you want to learn how to tell a story with data, then this course is for you.
In this course, you’ll learn tips, tricks, and strategies for engaging your audience (both live audiences and reading audiences) to help them remember the key points of your data graphs. There are many examples and exercises, so you’ll learn how to do it in a way that’s both informative and engaging.
Why learn data storytelling
We live in a world increasingly dominated by data. Data are used to make important decisions, to shape business and political policy, and to understand the fundamental workings of nature. But data can be complicated, mysterious, and difficult to understand.
It is more important than ever to be able to communicate data in a way that is comprehensible and memorable. That's called data storytelling. Data storytelling is a skill, and the goal of this course is to help you improve this skill.
What you will get from this course
Very simple: An easy-to-apply framework for building audience excitement about your data.
Also: Lots of tips for making and presenting data graphics.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone from student to professional who wants to improve their data-storytelling skills.