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Design Principles for Effective Dashboard Design

Increase engagement by understanding the psychology of information retrieval & 12 actionable improvements for dashboards
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 57m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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In this course you will learn how to build more effective dashboards to communicate insights in the most effective and impact way possible by following key Design Principles for User Experience:

You will learn about:
– Why investing time in the Design of your dashboards is so important
– The Psychology of Information Retrieval
– Design Principles (Affordance, Aesthetics, Accessibility & Acceptance)
– 3 Key actionable tips to implement for each Design Principle
– Overall 12 key actionable ways you can improve your existing dashboards and use when designing new ones

This course is aimed at:
– Analysts or users who are creating Dashboards for end users
– Managers of Analysts
– Users who work with Analysts who create Dashboards

It doesn’t matter which dashboard or Business Intelligence tool you are using to create your dashboards – this course will equip you with universal design principles that can be applied with any tool.

You will learn

✓ Effectively Design Dashboards for a great User Experience
✓ Increase usage and engagement of the dashboards you create
✓ Make insights and data more actionable through dashboards that follow best practice Design Principles
✓ Understand the basis in the psychology of information retrieval
✓ Understand Key Design principles of Design Theory
✓ Ability to Critique and improve the design of an existing dashboard
✓ Coach others in how to design effective dashboards
✓ 12 Actionable ways you can improve your dashboards


• Experiencing with building dashboards in any tool or wanting to create an effective dashboard

This course is for

• Analysts who are responsible for creating dashboards (All Levels)
• Users who work with Analysts who create dashboards
Data Analyst – Data Studio & Google Analytics
My name is Annabel and I have over 5 years of experience as a Data Analyst within Marketing and Product Teams. I have also mentored and taught individuals  and teams how to get the most out of a range of data visualisation tools, to ensure they have the greatest impact. My expertise is in storytelling with data, data visualisation and data analysis. Key tools that I teach and work with include Data Studio, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager and R Studio.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 57m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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