Data Visualization : Making Numbers Talk

Formation For Professionals

Know how to extract stories from numbers.

We can make the numbers say what we want … hence the importance of knowing what we want to say! This storytelling workshop calls for two mindsets : scientific and creative. With hands-on training, participants will be introduced to data visualization techniques and the pitfalls of using certain graphs. In no time, they will grasp all the power of well-chosen and well-communicated data.

What is data visualization?

Data visualization is knowing how to represent data graphically, to make it understandable at a glance. Sometimes referred to as dataviz, data visualization provides a simple portrait of a complex situation using user-friendly graphical elements.

Skills to develop

  • Become familiar with data visualization techniques and their limitations.
  • Develop your ability to popularize and synthesize.
  • Transform your data into facts.
  • Make your data more accessible within your organization.
  • Create impactful presentations, annual reports or articles by using data

Factry is recognized by Revenu Québec as an educational institution (accreditation 18-04-4061) and is also approved by the Commission des Partenaires du marché du travail (accreditation 0059062).

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For Professionals

Data Visualization : Making Numbers Talk

8 hours

In French

in person

Friday April 05, 2024

Friday Apr 05, 2024

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

9:00 to 5:00

Get the full program by downloading the syllabus!

Meet your workshop master!

To help you enjoy this experience, it will be led by our workshop master who will know how to destabilize and feed your creative brain.

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workshop master

Francis Gagnon

Expert in Data Visualization & Founder at Voilà:

After having worked for 8 years at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), as a member of the World Bank in Washington, Francis Gagnon founded Voilà :, an information design company specializing in sustainable development. In addition to leading the firm's work, he gives training and lectures on information design and data visualization.

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