Data Visualization


Leverage data to drive decisions

When it comes to making important business decisions in a today’s organization, skillful usage of data and storytelling are keys to successful outcomes. Leaders who know how to leverage big data to explore trends, make predictions and communicate data effectively, are in high demand. This course is designed to introduce you to the methods behind good data visualization as well as the tools and techniques for creating compelling visual insights. You will build a foundation in data analysis – understanding your data, best practices, build a dashboard, tell a story with your data and effectively present insights from your data.
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Ideal For

  • Analyst & Consultants

  • Executives and Functional Managers

  • Any professional that uses data to make business decisions

Learning Objectives

  • Explore Data

    Explore the many types of data in use today through hands-on activities to understand how data visualization is being utilized successfully
  • Perform Exploratory Analysis

    Understand how to perform exploratory analysis through visualization
  • Transform Data Sets

    Learn how to transform data sets into visual graphics for use in business reports and presentations and to drive effective decision-making
  • Learn Tableau

    Gain hand-on Tableau experience
  • Pinpoint & Communicate Data

    Learn how to pinpoint the most relevant information and communicate complex data-driven findings in ways your audience can understand
  • Build Interactive Dashboards

    Build an interactive dashboard with multiple charts and graphs to tell a story from your data

Expert Faculty

Jesse Bockstedt
Adjunct Faculty & Product Innovation Officer, Deluxe Corporation

Learn from an Innovation Leader

Jesse Bockstedt, Goizueta Foundation Term, Associate Professor of Information System and Operations Management, completed his PhD in Information Systems at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management in 2008. Prior to joining the faculty at Emory in 2016, Bockstedt held positions at George Mason University and the University of Arizona.


Data Visualization is applicable to the Certificate in Business Excellence. For more information, please reach out to Learning Advisor, Lauren Flamer.

Special Pricing

*Emory Executive Education offers special pricing for select constituents:
o Goizueta Business School Alumni/Faculty/Staff
o Emory University Alumni/Faculty/Staff
o Government and Non-Profit
o Veterans
o Group/Multiple
o Custom Clients

Please contact us for more information about our special pricing or to receive your code before you register.

We also offer flexible payment options through Emory Alliance Credit Union. Emory Alliance Credit Union has created an unsecured line of credit for Emory Executive Education participants to assist with the cost of courses:
o Minimum amount: $1,000; maximum amount: $15,000
o 12 months interest only—the balance on the 13th month will be amortized over 36 months
o Interest rate is prime + 4%*
o A monthly billing notice will be mailed to you
o Credit Union membership is required

For more information, call 404-329-6415 (Option 3), or visit to find a branch near you.

Want to know more?

Please speak with Learning Advisor, Tammie Long, to learn more about this course and discover how Emory Executive Education can meet your continuing education needs and professional development goals.