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Interactive Dashboards with Excel


What Will You Learn?

  • How to save time in Excel
  • To understand design patterns and strategies for building dashboards in Excel
  • To understand how to use the Formulas and Functions for the purpose of designing dashboards


Interactive Dashboards with Excel is an online video course for data analysts, data wranglers, spreadsheet developers and managers looking to design work for decision makers. This course will teach you how to present data to leadership, so they can ask questions of the data and make decisions quickly. In addition, this course covers theoretical concepts like data visualization and how to build spreadsheets, so they’re always fast, transparent, feature-rich, and extensible. By the end of this course, you will feel confident knowing the best chart to use to present based on the data you have, and you’ll be able to turn around dashboards and charts more quickly than before. While the topics in this course may seem advanced, they’ll be presented to you in a friendly manner—and lessons are designed such that you’ll be able to apply the material immediately to your own work before finishing the course.



Data Science/Analytics Professional and Visualization Expert
Jordan is an internationally recognized data science/analytics professional and visualization expert, author, and speaker. He is the owner of Cambia Factor, a data consulting agency and the author of “Advanced Excel Essentials” (Apress 2014) and Dashboards for Excel (Apress 2015). He has consulted with and provided training for NATO, the Pentagon, and Financial Times, among others. His work has been cited by and quoted in the Associated Press, Bloomberg Businessweek, Dice News, and American Express OPEN Forum. He has also held the prestigious MVP award from Microsoft since 2013.


What to Know Before the Class

A basic understanding of working with Excel is recommended, but not mandatory.

Curriculum For This Course

System Requirements

  • Windows, 7, 8 or 10
  • 1 GHz or faster CPU
  • 1 GB of available RAM (recommended 2 GB)
  • 5 GB of free hard drive space
  • Microsoft Excel 2010 but Excel 2013 is preferred

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