About This Course
Learn the fundamentals of data visualization and practice communicating with data. This course covers how to apply design principles, human perception, color theory, and effective storytelling with data. If you present data to others, aspire to be a business analyst or data scientist, or if you’d like to become more effective with visualization tools, then you can grow your skills with this course. This course is part of both the Predictive Analytics for Business and Data Analyst Nanodegree Programs.
Why Take This?
Data visualization skills are tremendously important in today’s data driven economy. Collecting and analysing data is just one step; to communicate your results to clients or your managers, you need to present the data in a coherent and intuitive way. Charts or graphs allow the human brain to visualize and understand large amounts of complex data. This course will teach you to use data visualization to explore and understand data, and then communicate insights in a powerful and meaningful ways. This course uses Tableau to create data visualizations. A 6-month educational license for Tableau is included free for Nanodegree students only.
Prerequisites and Requirements
- No programming experience required. - Interested in using data to make better business decisions. - Tableau license (provided to Nanodegree students at no cost).
Learn the fundamentals of data visualization and practice communicating with data.