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Dashboard and Report Design Principles Using Excel


Total Credits: 4 including 4 Computer Software & Applications - Non-technical

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Professional Development |  Technology |  ACPEN Industry Institute |  Human Resources
Faculty:
Bernie Smith
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
4 Hours
License:
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.

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Description

If you...
- Produce or revise dashboards and reports
- Find your current reports and dashboards confusing
- Are frustrated by the length, complexity and structure of your existing reports
- Have many different styles of dashboards and reports in use and want to simplify things
- Need to create a consistent “house style” that can be replicated by different teams
- Want to look like a star by creating reports and dashboards that your internal customers love

... this workshop can help. In this session we explore the principles of what makes reports and dashboards easy, or hard, to understand, distil this into a simple set of rules and show you how to apply these rules using Excel.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the principles of good dashboard and report visual design
  • Be able to review and identify issues with existing information dashboards and reports
  • Know how to apply those principles using Excel

Major Subjects
  • How to design charts for fastest possible user understanding and ease of use
  • Review of case studies for group critique
  • Developing a design standard for your organization
  • Designing tables for rapid understanding and efficient space use
  • How to use commentary, maintaining a consistent style and level of detail
  • Using layout to support long-term memory and improve understanding
  • The impact of trend methods on user understanding and a brief introduction to a statistically valid method for trend analysis.
  • How to apply these techniques using Excel

Course Materials

Faculty

Bernie Smith's Profile

Bernie Smith Related seminars and products

Founder

Made to Measure KPIs


Bernie Smith, founder of Made to Measure KPIs, trains and coaches businesses to develop meaningful KPIs and present their management information in the clearest possible way to support good decision-making.
His approach has been adopted by many organisations, including Airbus, HSBC, UBS, Lloyd’s Register, Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Scotland, LloydsTSB and many others. He has written twenty books on KPIs, regularly tops this category on Amazon and is a frequent key-note speaker on performance measurement.

Earlier in his career, Bernie, who qualified as a professional engineer, worked as a consultant leading teams delivering exceptional operational improvement in blue-chip companies using Lean and Six Sigma approaches. This broad industry experience has given him a unique perspective when it comes to developing KPIs to improve organisational performance.

Bernie lives in Sheffield, UK, with his wife Liz, two children and some underused exercise equipment.


Dates

Mon, Aug 29, 2022 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EDT
Fri, Sep 16, 2022 - 10:00am to 01:38pm EDT
Wed, Sep 28, 2022 - 12:00pm to 03:38pm EDT
Fri, Oct 07, 2022 - 02:00pm to 05:38pm EDT
Wed, Oct 26, 2022 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EDT
Tue, Nov 01, 2022 - 10:00am to 01:38pm EDT
Sat, Nov 26, 2022 - 12:00pm to 03:38pm EST
Mon, Dec 12, 2022 - 02:00pm to 05:38pm EST
Thu, Dec 22, 2022 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EST
Wed, Dec 28, 2022 - 10:00am to 01:38pm EST
Wed, Jan 04, 2023 - 12:00pm to 03:38pm EST
Mon, Jan 23, 2023 - 02:00pm to 05:38pm EST
Tue, Feb 07, 2023 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EST
Thu, Feb 23, 2023 - 10:00am to 01:38pm EST
Mon, Mar 06, 2023 - 12:00pm to 03:38pm EST
Thu, Mar 30, 2023 - 02:00pm to 05:38pm EDT
Tue, Apr 11, 2023 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EDT
Sat, Apr 22, 2023 - 10:00am to 01:38pm EDT
Tue, May 09, 2023 - 12:00pm to 03:38pm EDT
Fri, May 19, 2023 - 02:00pm to 05:38pm EDT
Sat, Jun 10, 2023 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EDT
Thu, Jun 22, 2023 - 10:00am to 01:38pm EDT
Wed, Jun 28, 2023 - 12:00pm to 03:38pm EDT
Tue, Jul 11, 2023 - 02:00pm to 05:38pm EDT
Thu, Jul 27, 2023 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EDT
Wed, Aug 02, 2023 - 10:00am to 01:38pm EDT
Fri, Aug 25, 2023 - 12:00pm to 03:38pm EDT
Thu, Sep 07, 2023 - 02:00pm to 05:38pm EDT
Tue, Sep 26, 2023 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EDT
Tue, Oct 10, 2023 - 10:00am to 01:38pm EDT
Sat, Oct 28, 2023 - 12:00pm to 03:38pm EDT
Thu, Nov 09, 2023 - 02:00pm to 05:38pm EST
Tue, Nov 21, 2023 - 04:00pm to 07:38pm EST
Thu, Dec 07, 2023 - 10:00am to 01:38pm EST
Wed, Dec 20, 2023 - 12:00pm to 03:38pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Managers, subject-matter-experts and management information professionals involved in the design of reports and information dashboards.
Original Recording Date 07/2022
Course Developer Bernie Smith
Date Added to Catalog 07/07/2022

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints. anne.taylor@acpen.com, (972-377-8199). 


Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org


Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based


Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration


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