Modern Excel webinar: Creating more effective charts in Microsoft Excel

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Creating effective charts can be challenging. But you don’t have to be a trained graphic designer to make good decisions when charting. In this session we’ll review simple foundational techniques to help your data shine in Microsoft Excel. 

Session outline:

  • Gestalt principles 
  • Pre-attentive attributes
  • Glanceable vs referenceable
  • Chart junk
  • Color
  • Labels

 

A Microsoft PowerPoint MVP since 2000, Echo Swinford began her PowerPoint career in 1997. She holds a master's degree in new media from the Indiana University School of Informatics and is the owner of Echosvoice, a PowerPoint consulting firm specializing in custom template development, presentation creation, makeovers and cleanup, and training for large and small corporate clients. Echo has written and co-written five PowerPoint books, developed a number of video publications, and has a string of tech editing credits to her name. Echo teaches a data visualization class for the American Management Association, and she is President Emeritus of the Presentation Guild, a not-for-profit trade association for the presentation industry which she founded in 2015. Visit Echo’s Web site at echosvoice.com.

 

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