ONLINE - Excel Charts and Data Visualization 10/9/2024

Length/CPE Hours

CPE 6.25 hours

Class Time

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Central Time
45-minute lunch break.

Method of Delivery

This class will be held online using GoToMeeting.  Class participants will receive a PDF of the book and will be able to access the class files online.

When you register, be sure to use the email that you would like your GoToMeeting invitation sent to.  The meeting invitation will be sent no later than 1 hour prior to the class. Check your junk mail if you do not receive an invitation, especially if you have a Gmail or Hotmail account.  You do not have to have a GoToMeeting subscription to participate.  

The web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first GoToMeeting meeting and is also available for manual download here.

It is a good idea to download this prior to the online meeting.

Course Description

We have a world fueled by data. Often presenting the data visually helps the audience understand the data much more quickly. This course teaches you how to create the various types of Excel charts. Explore when a particular chart might be more effective. You will learn how to modify the chart once it has been created. You will also learn how to use other Excel tools such as Sparklines and Conditional Formatting to help your audience better understand your data.

Basic Data Visualization Best Practices

  • A Brief History of Data Visualization
  • Understand Basic Data Visualization Practices

Chart Basics

  • Learn two Methods to Create Charts.
  • Understanding the Pros and Cons of the various Chart Types.

Modifying Your Chart

  • Modify the chart type and chart Elements.
  • Work with the Dialog Launcher and Dialog Boxes
  • Add data to your chart using various methods.
  • Create Chart Templates for future charts.

PivotTable Charts

  • Learn How to Create a basic PivotTable and a Pivot Chart.
  • Use Slicers with your Charts.


  • What are Sparklines?
  • How to create a Sparkline.

Use Conditional Formatting Data Bars

  • Learn How to Use Conditional Formatting to Better Visualize your Data.
  • Learn How to Modify Your Conditional Formatting



Cancellation Deadline

The cancellation deadline is 5 business days prior to the class. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute. If you are a "no show" or you do not send a substitute you will be charged full price for the class.

Cloud Training Services will consider emergency situations such as a death in the family, illness, and weather, and will make every attempt to work with the person in the event of an emergency.

Event Properties

Event Date 10-09-2024 9:00 am
Event End Date 10-09-2024 4:00 pm
Capacity 25
Registered 0
Available place 25
Cut off date 10-09-2024 10:00 am
Individual Price $199.00
Location ONLINE

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person($)
3 179.00