Business Management & Administration

Excel: Data Storytelling for Beginners

What’s the difference between a confusing, information-packed spreadsheet and one that clearly communicates key data points? Storytelling. You may not think of Excel as the right place for business storytelling, but it’s actually the perfect place. Combining Excel’s data visualization features with a few basic storytelling techniques can ensure you communicate your data in a simple and concise way for your audience. In this course, Microsoft Excel MVP Jordan Goldmeier begins by outlining the basics of data storytelling, including the key components of a good data story. Then he shows how to use Excel to tell your data story, covering how to create your data set, choose the right chart types, and enhance your story with labels, titles, and other elements. Plus, Jordan highlights how to enhance your story with data visualization features from Excel add-ins.

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