Become the catalyst for more informed decisions with a set of data visualisation and storytelling skills.

Data is everywhere, but understanding its insights is not always easy. Being able to communicate business insights clearly involves tools and techniques such as visualisation and storytelling. These are used to place the business audience at the centre of consideration.

The Data Visualisation and Storytelling Using Tableau online short course from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Advanced Computing for Executives (ACE) teaches you to communicate business insights using storytelling. Over six weeks, you’ll explore data visualisation best practices and storytelling frameworks that will help you transform your data into easy-to-understand insights. Using data manipulation techniques, you’ll learn to effectively convey insights that help your organisation make more informed decisions. You’ll walk away from the course with the skills and confidence to transform data into actionable insights, as well as a digital certificate of professional achievement.

Is this course for you?

If you’re a functional analyst, data analyst, manager or if you use data in your day-to-day work to communicate results and inform decisions, this course is for you. Anyone looking to improve their data visualisation and presentation skills will benefit from the tools and frameworks presented. Those who want to gain in-demand workplace-ready skills will find value in the practical aspect of this course.

What will set you apart

On completion of this course, you’ll walk away with:
An understanding of the importance of visual storytelling in business, and the ability to use data-driven visualisations to communicate business insights.
Knowledge of various visualisation types and of the suitability of each, based on data type and intention.
The ability to create a meaningful data story for your business use case.
A narrative framework to structure a business story which facilitates planning and business decisions.
Unlimited access to 2U’s Career Engagement Network, offering you exclusive resources and events to support your professional journey and drive your career forward.