Data Visualisation for Accountants with Excel and PowerPoint

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This course is designed for accountants, and other business professionals, who present technical or financial information using a combination of Excel and Powerpoint. It will challenge the way participants present information and seeks to create new insights into how they can get their audience to understand and interpret information more effectively

Venue details:  
, Professional Training,Building 6500, Unit E Cork Airport Business Park Kinsale Road Cork, Cork
Start date & time:  
26 November 2020 09:30
End date & time:  
26 November 2020 17:00
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Damian O'Neill


Product type:  
CPD course
Technology and data

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 and 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 Trasitions
  • Presenting the Data - how to take the stress out of presenting and persuading the audience
  • The benefits and drawbacks of using Presenter View

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 information is communicated
  • Systematically assess how their style of presenting data meet the needs of their audience
  • Create a simple dashboard in 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.