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Understanding Data

Thinking and Communicating with Data

If you struggle to illustrate raw data, you’re not alone. Often the ability to think about data and the ability to effectively communicate are considered separate skillsets. This course focuses on harmonizing them both into one essential skillset.

Beginner        12 Lessons        120 Minutes        CPD Credits
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About This Course

You don’t need to be a graphics expert to understand how to communicate your data effectively. In this course, you’ll discover how easy it is to structure your data story in a way that engages your audience.

Across 12 lessons, you’ll learn how to use data to tell a story to your audience, understanding best practices for visualization.

By the end of the course, you’ll have developed a solid foundation in how to communicate insights from your analysis.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about structured and unstructured data
  • Learn how data is shaped
  • Understand database tables
  • Learn how databases are combined
  • Explore database diagrams


1. Course Overview
2. The Information-Action Value Chain
3. The Data Pyramid
4. Planning a Data Project
5. Telling Stories with Data
6. Understanding the Audience

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7. Reasoning and Arguing with Data
8. Communicating Data Analysis Results
9. Making Decisions with Data
10. Features of Effective Visualizations
11. Misleading People with Data
12. Understanding Correlation and Causality
Learning Certificates

Showcase Your Skills

Each time you complete a course exam, you earn a certificate that demonstrates your proficiency in that subject matter. We are proud to be able to say that Kubicle certificates are recognized by the most respected employers from around the world.

When you earn internationally-recognized certificates, you increase confidence. And when you enhance your ability, speed and accuracy, you increase your employability.

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Become A Data Citizen

Ready yourself for the rapidly changing world