Data Visualization and Intro to Tableau
18

Wednesday, 18 December

6:30 9:30 pm EST

GA Boston

125 Summer Street 13th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
$60 USD
Regular Ticket
$60 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Data Visualization and Intro to Tableau | December 18

Nirav Shah Photo


Founder, OnPoint Insights

18

Wednesday, 18 December

6:30 9:30 pm EST

GA Boston

125 Summer Street 13th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
$60 USD
Regular Ticket
$60 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

Fascinated by data visualization but don't have any experience beyond charts in Excel or Powerpoint?

Data visualizations are a critical business tool. This class serves as an introduction to the visual techniques that are often employed when describing, analyzing, and communicating data in a business setting. We’ll start by explaining the role of data visualization in a business setting, and then dive into basic visual methodology. We will cover the basic principles of data visualization, look at how data viz can be used to convey a message, and walk through the process of creating complex, dynamic visualizations.

Come and learn the basics, and get the skills you need to own that next staff meeting, marketing presentation, or business pitch!

Topics we will cover:

  • Excel vs. Tableau - When to use what?
  • Chart selection methodology
  • Labeling, formatting, and coloring for clarity
  • Building charts that can grow over time
  • Adding interactivity
  • Don't start from zero - How to build on existing work?
  • Stretching your skill set further
  • Interested in seeing this class held privately at your organization?
    Email us at bospartnerships@ga.co to request more info.

Takeaways

  • Describe the business value in visualizing data
  • Identify different types of data visualizations and how to use them effectively
  • Learn how to use Tableau to create different data visualizations

Preparation

About the Instructor

Nirav Shah Photo

Founder,
OnPoint Insights

Nirav Shah is the Founder of OnPoint Insights, a data analytics, software services and staff augmentation consultancy based in Boston. He has 15 years of industry experience - mainly in consulting on data analytics, big data modeling, control systems, process analytics and software tools, off-line and real-time data solutions, and training customers in data analytics,dashboards and data visualization. He is an expert in Dashboards and Visualization using Tableau and other Multivariate Data Analytics software .

He consults and teaches in applying data analytics for manufacturing, operations, supply chain, process control strategies with clients to improve manufacturing process and operational efficiency. He has implemented real- time process monitoring data analytics and fault detection systems for leading bio-pharma customers and clients from other industries such as chemical, pulp and paper, food and beverages. He helps customers in providing better process insights using data driven solutions.

He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Massachusetts in Boston where he teaches Multivariate Data Analytics, a graduate level class in Engineering Department, teaches Business Analytics and Dashboard Visualization at a technical collegeand conducts Data Science BootCamps and Workshops at General Assembly Boston. He has taught courses and conducted workshops to industry clients on Multivariate Data Analysis, Design of Experiments and Batch Process Analytics for ten years. He has spoken at leading data science conferences (ODSC East - 2018 & 2019, ODSC India - 2018, Global AI). He has been a panelist on various Data Science and AI panels.

He completed his dual Masters in Chemical and Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson College - both in Greater Boston.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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