Microsoft Excel: Advanced Excel Dashboard Design

Learn expert-level data visualization & dashboard design skills, and build 3 full-scale Excel dashboards from scratch!

This is a hands-on, project-based course designed to teach you key visualization and design principles, along with powerful techniques for creating dynamic, interactive Excel reports and dashboards.

What you’ll learn

  • Build stunning, professional-quality dashboards in Excel (from scratch!).
  • Review key data visualization best practices and dashboard design principles.
  • Apply powerful techniques for transforming raw data into beautiful, interactive visuals.
  • Learn the same tools used by professional business intelligence analysts and data scientists.
  • Work through 4 unique, hands-on course projects.

Course Content

  • Getting Started –> 5 lectures • 10min.
  • Data Viz Best Practices –> 9 lectures • 27min.
  • PROJECT 1: Maven Music –> 4 lectures • 25min.
  • Dashboard Design Principles –> 8 lectures • 16min.
  • PROJECT 2: Maven Careers –> 18 lectures • 2hr 1min.
  • PROJECT 3: Maven Toys –> 17 lectures • 2hr 3min.
  • PROJECT 4: Maven Hotel Group –> 10 lectures • 57min.
  • Tips for Success –> 3 lectures • 7min.

Microsoft Excel: Advanced Excel Dashboard Design

Requirements

  • Microsoft Excel, ideally Office 365 for PC.
  • Mac users are welcome to join, but may have difficulty following along.

This is a hands-on, project-based course designed to teach you key visualization and design principles, along with powerful techniques for creating dynamic, interactive Excel reports and dashboards.

 

We’ll start by reviewing data visualization best practices, including tips for selecting the right visuals, eliminating clutter, focusing attention, and telling data-driven stories. From there we’ll introduce dashboard design principles, and share frameworks for defining clear objectives, identifying effective metrics and visual elements, and leveraging concepts like reading patterns and Gestalt principles to optimize layout and flow.

 

Throughout the course you’ll practice applying these techniques to unique, real-world projects and scenarios:

 

  • Maven Music
    • Create a visual showing the evolution of the music industry and the impact of digital formats

     

  • Maven Careers
    • Build a dashboard to explore salary and employment data across key industries in the US

     

  • Maven Toys
    • Design a monthly KPI dashboard for sales managers to track regional performance

     

  • Maven Hotel Group
    • Visualize hotel booking data to show key cancellation patterns and business insights

 

By the end of the course, not only will you have unique, professional-quality Excel dashboards to add to your portfolio, but you’ll have gained the knowledge and confidence to apply these same concepts to your own work.

 

If you’re ready to build the exact skills you need to create stunning, professional-quality dashboards in Excel, this is the course for you!

 

Join today and get immediate, lifetime access to the following:

  • 6+ hours of high-quality video
  • Dashboard Design PDF ebook
  • Downloadable Excel project files & solutions
  • Expert support and Q&A forum
  • 30-day money-back guarantee

 

Happy learning!

-Enrique (Certified Excel Expert & Instructor, Maven Analytics)

 

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