Practical tips & tools to influence decision-makers with your data


From data to influence - How do you tell a story with your data & influence key stakeholders?
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To be successful in today’s business environment people not only need to be able to discover and understand new insights, but they also need to communicate those insights effectively.

Begin your journey into the world of Data Visualisation and Data Storytelling with this engaging and educational session. Attendees will develop skills that will help improve the effectiveness of anyone who needs to communicate information and insights with colleagues, peers, and the world.

Attendees will participate in some team activities and will walk through an example of the end-to-end process of developing an Interactive Business focused Dashboard, using the industry leading Data Visualisation software.

Join expert data visualisation specialist Paul Hodge for this workshop to gain new skills or refine your existing skills in the core elements of successful data storytelling including engagement, presentation and design thinking. Paul will expand on these core elements to support you with the skills to leverage data in new ways and for greater influence.

Who should attend?

Federal, state and local government representatives. This workshop is ideal for anyone with a role or responsibility for representing or communicating insights or concepts using data and want to improve their data storytelling capabilities. The workshop is well suited to those with roles and responsibilities for:
  • Business Analysis
  • Data & Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Research & Reporting
  • Performance & Strategy

  • This workshop is designed as an introduction. A basic understanding of how to use Excel would be an advantage but is not necessary.

    Learn with your team!

    Group discounts available. Book as a group and save!
  • 3+ save 10%
  • 5+save 15%
  • 9+ save 20%

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    What will you take away?

    • Why data storytelling and data visualisation are powerful business tools
    • Understand the principles of engagement, information presentation, and user-centric design for creating effective data visualisations
    • Data visualisation tips and techniques that can be applied in the real-world
    • Explore the end-to-end development of an interactive business focused dashboard

    Key Speakers

    Paul Hodge
    University Lecturer & Data Visualisation Evangelist

    What People Are Saying

    • “The team did a great job facilitating participatory online conversations that kept us engaged while training online.”

      Policy Officer, Department of Education, Skills and Employment, September 2021
    • “Great session that suits whether you’re new to data or an experienced analyst. Paul’s knowledge and passion for creating engaging data stories is really clear. Can’t wait to dazzle my colleagues and management team with my newfound skills!”

      Assistant Director - Business Integrity Learning, Services Australia, April 2022
    • “Paul’s data visualisation skills are dynamite! He is very high energy and the examples he showed us will make a big difference to my data storytelling ability.”

      Attendee, ACCC, December 2021
    • “Exceptional Course. Paul’s enthusiasm for the subject engaged me completely. Highly recommended.”

      A/g workforce Reporting and Data Analyst, Department of Parliamentary Services, April 2022