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A Crash Course on Data Visualisation

A short webinar on the latest techniques in data visualisation, hosted by Kylie Hutchinson.

2nd April, 2020
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Do you ever wonder what all the data visualisation fuss is all about? Do you secretly worry that people in the audience snicker at your graphs? Or do you still rely on the Excel default when making your charts? Then this is the course for you!

There’s a revolution in chart design and data visualisation that is sweeping business and research communities alike. In this webinar learn simple tricks and techniques for enhancing the potential of your quantitative and qualitative data to inform and inspire people to action. Learn how to "Marie Kondo" your charts and stand proud with your next report or presentation!

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • explain the role of data visualisation in more effective information dissemination
  • list ways to enhance common default Excel charts for improved uptake and understanding
  • follow steps for developing more effective alternatives such as slope graphs and dot plots 
  • describe engaging ways to present qualitative data.

Target Audience

This course will appeal to people with no prior knowledge of data visualisation techniques.


Kylie Hutchinson is an independent evaluator and Principal of Community Solutions Planning & Evaluation. Kylie's passion is developing practical and timely resources for evaluators and nonprofits. She is the author of three books on evaluation and program planning: A Short Primer on Innovative Evaluation Reporting, Evaluation Failures: 22 Tales of Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned, and Survive and Thrive: Three Steps to Securing Your Program's Sustainability

Course price: US$75

2 April, 2020, 10:00 – 11:30 am Pacific Time