Data Visualization on Google Data Studio
What you'll learn
- The students will be able to learn how to visualize data on real data set using Google Data Studio.
- Gmail Id
- General comfort in using computers
Data visualization and story telling is an important managerial skill today. The data all around us are increasing at an astronomical speed. The volume, velocity, variety, veracity and value of the data is indeed mind boggling. Today we also have the power to store the data and analyze the data at a relatively affordable cost due to the strides made in storage and computing power. However, these are necessary but not sufficient conditions to derive the best benefits of the enormous amount of data around us, popularly referred to as the big data.
The missing link is to get actionable insights from the data. This is where data visualization and story telling comes in. Concepts of data visualization and story telling can help managers to make meaning out of this data.
Data visualization and story telling is fast emerging as a necessary skill to have by managers at all levels. There are various tools in the market for data visualization. The popular ones are Tableau and PowerBI.
However, this course is for a hitherto relatively lesser known data visualization tool from the stable of Google called Google Data Studio. Google Data Studio is fast gaining a high popularity with business managers for a variety of reasons. Some of these reasons are ease of use, a cool looking dashboard, easy sharing and co-working options, ability to connect to multiple data sources, a good library of standard charts as well as access to community charts, facility to build ones own connector and custom charts, and, last but not the least, the tool is free.
The key topics covered in this course on Data Visualization using Google Data Studio are
1. Use of Data Visualization and strengths of Google Data Studio for visualization
2. Importing and manipulating data into Google Data Studio
3. Pre-processing steps for making reports
4. Making standard charts like score cards, tables, bar chart, pie chart, geo chart, line chart, area chart, scatter plot, pivot table, bullet chart and tree map
5. Using filters and controls to add power to the charts.
At the end of this course participants will be able to understand the principles of data visualization and use the concepts to create dashboards in Google Data Studio.
This course is intended for management and analytics students as well as entry and mid level managers, professionals and entrepreneurs.
Who this course is for:
- Engineering and management students, corporate managers at junior and middle level who would need to prepare reports, data analysts
Atanu is an Educator and a Coach and the Founder and CEO of Bluebeaks Solutions engaged in education, research, consulting and training in the digital transformation domain.
Atanu is a Visiting Faculty in several leading academic institutions in India like Praxis Business School, XLRI, IIM Calcutta and IIM Udaipur. Atanu has designed and delivered various courses related to digital transformation and technology management in these institutes.
Some of the flagship courses designed and delivered by Atanu are
1. Digital Marketing
2. Digital Transformation Strategy
3. Blockchain for Managers
4. Digital Media Analytics
5. Code-free Analytics
6. Data Visualisation
8. Software Project Management
9. Agile Methodology
10. Enterprise Resource Planning
Atanu has delivered these courses for professionals as well as post-graduate management students in classroom as well as live online formats.
Since 2015 Atanu has delivered approximately 5,000 hours of lectures and has trained has trained more than 5,000 students and professionals globally.
Before his entrepreneurial stint as an educator and coach, Atanu was a Director with IBM and, prior to that, a Principal with PwC Consulting. Atanu has consulted various Fortune 100 companies in India, USA, UK, Singapore and China.
Atanu is an Electrical Engineer from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India.