Visualising Data Through a Dashboard
Centre for Continuing & Professional Education
About this course
This course introduces the concepts, benefits of data visualisation, interpretation and construction of a simple dashboard. The course further explains how data can be represented and the visualisation techniques for the various data types. In addition, the course also discusses the dashboard design principles and illustrate how to interpret a dashboard.
For most effective learning experience, do the following: Do not attempt to complete the entire course in one sitting, split the learning into 30-minute session daily.
Note: In order to get the most out of your learning, you are strongly encouraged to complete all the learning activities and to actively participate in the Group Chat. In addition, you are expected to engage in learning by using Power BI application to create simple dashboards. Do note that Power BI can only work on Windows Operating System for now.
What you will learn
At the end of the course, you will be able to build a simple dashboard using Power BI as well as:
- Discuss what data can represent
- Describe what is data visualisation
- Identify the benefits of data visualisation
- Explain the visualisation techniques for the various data types
- Illustrate the dashboard design principles
- Interpret a dashboard (Power BI)