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Dashboard Design & Data Storytelling training course

Whether you are using Power BI, Tableau or any other data visualisation software, to provide key information to stakeholders, this Dashboard design & Story Telling training course will teach best practice and good dashboard design principles and will give your team the ability to evaluate user needs and levels of understanding to make informed decisions about chart selections and make the most effective use of interactive dynamic data.

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"I recently completed the Dashboard Design and Storytelling Training Course with JBI, and it was a game-changer for me. The instructor's expertise and the hands-on exercises helped me grasp the principles of effective storytelling and create visually compelling dashboards. The interactive nature of the course made learning enjoyable, and I'm already applying these skills in my work. Highly recommend this course to anyone looking to elevate their data visualization game!"

- Sarah Thompson, Data Analyst

Public Courses

24/06/24 - 2 days
£1195 +VAT
05/08/24 - 2 days
£1195 +VAT
16/09/24 - 2 days
£1195 +VAT

Customised Courses

* Train a team
* Tailor content
* Flex dates
From £1200 / day
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           Storytelling - Best Practices:

  • Craft compelling narratives with data.
  • Learn to engage and inform through storytelling.
  • Transform raw data into meaningful stories.
  • Communicate data insights effectively.

            Good Dashboard Design:

  • Master the principles of effective dashboard design.
  • Create visually appealing and user-friendly dashboards.
  • Understand data visualization best practices.
  • Enhance decision-making with well-designed dashboards.
  • Hands-on experience designing practical and effective dashboards.
  • Understand the principles of intuitive and user-friendly design 

              Interactive Dashboard Elements:

  • Incorporate interactive elements for user engagement.
  • Explore the art of dynamic and responsive dashboards.
  • Data-driven Decision Making
  • Translate data into actionable insights.
  • Empower decision-makers with clear and concise visualizations.
  • Real-world Case Studies:
  • Apply your skills to real-world scenarios.
  • Gain insights from successful dashboard implementations

Session 1: What makes a great data-driven story

  • The key elements of a successful infographic or presentation.
  • Industry best practice, and discussion of good (and bad) examples.
  • A simple framework for identifying the Audience, Story and Action.

Session 2: Data in context

  • How to balance function and aesthetic appeal.
  • Identifying the right graph, chart, infographic or other visual.
  • Framing the data and providing contextual information.

Session 3: Designing for the human brain

  • Using colours to add emphasis and meaning.
  • Design and layout principles, and creating hierarchies of information.
  • The principle of ‘self-sufficiency’, and removing clutter.







Session 4: Navigation and narrative

  • Tailoring visualisations for different types of communications.
  • Structuring presentations and longer reports.
  • Thinking in layers to create interactive dashboards.

Session 5: Data with a purpose

  • Understanding the different types of dashboard.
  • Information overload and other common dashboard pitfalls.
  • Assessing user needs and levels of data fluency.

Session 6: Planning a dashboard

  • Assessing diverse user needs and levels of data fluency.
  • Taking a User Experience (UX) approach to design and navigation.
  • Applying an interative and collaborative approach to onboarding.








Session 7: Graphs, charts and dials

  • Understanding how graphical perception informs chart choices.
  • Making intelligent design choices to help users explore.
  • Design principles for layout and navigation.

Session 8: Using interactivity

  • Making effective use of filters to slice and dice data sets.
  • Using layers of information to enable drilldown data exploration.
  • Complenting dashboards with automated alerts and queries.


JBI training course London UK

This course is for anybody who works with data, and needs to communicate the meaning that's in the numbers to colleagues, customers, bosses or external stakeholders..

The Dashboard Design and Storytelling Training Course is ideal for:

  • Data Analysts
  • Business Intelligence Professionals
  • Data Visualization Experts
  • Decision Makers
  • Anyone looking to enhance their dashboard design and storytelling skills