On Demand (eLearning)

Data Visualization and Mapping Tools for Accountants

JUN 23 - Dec 31, 2022

Online

DATE

JUN 23 - DEC 31

2022

TIME

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

WHO CAN ATTEND

All

PD HOURS

2 Hours

ETHICS HOURS

0 Hours

STATUS

Registration open until

Dec 31, 2022

EVENT DESCRIPTION

This course provides a concise overview of more than 200 data visualization tools which can be used by accountants to enhance the visual appeal of their financial work.  All resources are easy-to-use web-based applications that require virtually no artistic or design skill -- simply drag and drop, point and click, cut and paste, and/or edit text.  You'll discover how to create new image content in a snap to better inform, persuade, and inspire action. Participants will walk away with a whole new creative toolkit and skillset that cuts through data clutter, improves analysis and sharpens decision-making. 

KEY TAKEAWAYS

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify at least 15 technology forces and human factors that are driving growth in visual business communications 
  • Discuss at least 6 Microsoft Office visual app plug-ins that can be used to create dynamic dashboards and charts in Excel Point out at least 4 broadcasting platforms that can be used to deliver live streams, meetings, and video presentations for free  
  • Explore at least 6 infographic template services that allow practitioners to create an easy-to-understand overview of a topic using a collection of imagery, charts and minimal text 
  • List at least 4 online charting apps that instantly create different types of charts including column, bar, line, area, gauge, and other visuals. 

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Practitioners who want a basic, non-technical understanding of leading online data visualization applications, and how these tools can be used to improve the visual appeal, understandability, credibility and shareability of their financial communications.

PRICING

$86.00 Personal Passport

$100.00 Organization Passport

$115.00 Member

$115.00 Student

$157.06 Public

Status: Registration open until Dec 31, 2022

LOCATION

Online

SPEAKER(S) BIO

Garrett Wasny, MA, CMC, CITP/FIBP, is a digital skills advisor to CPAs worldwide. He is a speaker, author, professional development technologist, app developer and former management consultant for Price Waterhouse. Garrett has published three books and hundreds of articles on internet strategy, authored 50+ NASBITE-accredited accounting courses, and delivered thousands of seminars and webinars around the globe.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

This is an online session. This course is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Once registered, you can access the material at any time.

However, you will only have access to the course for 30 days after REGISTRATION.

Please allow at least four hours after registration for the seminar to appear on your BlackBoard page.

To access the course please visit our BlackBoard site, and log-in using the same login and password used for the Registration Portal.

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