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Communicating with Data

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Course description

Communicating with Data

An increase in the volume and velocity of data has spurred a need for new techniques to understand and convey its meaning. Storytelling provides a structure for communication. Data visualizations are graphical means of summarizing and describing data. This course describes various types of visualizations and teaches participants how to link the data they have and the message they want to deliver to the appropriate visualization.

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  • On-site
  • United States of America

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  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Who should attend?


  • Business Analysts
  • Project Leaders/Managers
  • System Analysts
  • Data Analysts


The structure of this course assumes no prior experience in statistics or data analytics.

Training content

The main topics covered in the training will include:


Story Structures

  • Minto Pyramid
  • Beats and Spine
  • Characters (The People or Data Debate)
  • CASE – Contention, Argument, Source & Evidence
  • Freytag’s Pyramid

Finding Your Story

  • Examining your Analysis
  • 10,000 to 10: The Most Salient Facts
  • Conclusions & Recommendations

Introduction to Visualizations

  • Theoretical Foundations of Visualizations
    • Understanding visual perception
    • How visualizations work
    • Categories of Data Visualizations
    • Visualization Design Options

How to Tell Stories with Visualizations

  • Storyboards
  • Reports (Dashboards) vs. Presentations
  • Learning to Critique a Story and its Visualizations

Course Objectives

  • Structure a story and decide on compelling and supportive visualizations.
  • Apply a set of data visualization principles that maximize the ability to use numbers to tell a story.
  • Utilize a process to critique and refine visualizations.

Why choose Wronski Associates?

Founded in 1984 - Over 35 years of providing innovative and impactful learning and development solutions.

Long lasting client partnerships - Our top ten client relationships average 14 years and our very first client is still a client 36 years later.

Have delivered instructor-led training in 40+ countries on 6 continents, and online solutions in many, many more.


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Based on 5 reviews.
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07 Jun 2021

Thanks so much for this really helpful class!

07 Jun 2021

Many thanks! This was a very approachable, relevant, and thoughtful course. I hope that you are able to teach further at our organization.

07 Jun 2021

Thank you very much for a very nice overview and the workshops!

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