Data Visulaisation with Excel & PowerPoint for Accountants


This course is designed for people who present technical or financial information using a combination of MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. It will challenge the way we present information and seek to create new insights into how we can get our audience to understand and interpret information more effectively.

Venue details:  
, , Cork
Start date & time:  
26 November 2019 09:30
End date & time:  
26 November 2019 17:00
Price: €468.75  (€468.75 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Damien O'Neill


Product type:  
CPD course
Information technology

Who should attend

The course is aimed at Intermediate users of Excel and PowerPoint who want to take a systematic approach to Data Visualisation and help identify areas for further study and practice.This course is an ideal foundation for our advanced courses in Dashboard Reporting, PowerPivot and PowerBI.

Course overview

  • Selecting & Enhancing charts
  • Useful Short-cuts
  • Using conditional formatting
  • Tables and Pivot Tables
  • Dashboards
  • What questions does your data answer?
  • How data is understood in organisations and potential pitfalls
  • Graphics, Animations and Transitions
  • Presenting the Data - how to take the stress out of presenting and persuading the audience
  • The benefits and drawbacks of using Presenter

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and use specific chart and table styles to enhance the way they communicate information
  • Systematically assess how their style of presenting data meet the needs of their audience
  • Create a simple dashboard in MS Excel
  • Manipulate data using PivotTables
  • Use conditional formatting to display trends
  • Utilise the features of PowerPoint to present information accurately, briefly and clearly

    Speaker Bio

    Professional Training is a group of experienced specialists providing focused training in IT and Management skills. Our trainers use a combination of tailored, flexible approaches and real-life business knowledge to develop and provide techniques and solutions for immediate implementation by our course participants. We have delivered a range of CPD programmes with Chartered Accountants Ireland since 1997. Website: