Need to churn out dozens of matching visual reports — one per company, school, program, city, etc — but don’t have the time or energy to copy and paste back and forth a million times between Excel and Word? First, I’ll give you a quick overview of the technique. Next, I’ll build a snapshot from scratch so that you’ll know what to do first, second, and third.
Introduction to Dashboards
What is a dashboard?
Value of automation process
Overview of 7-Step Automation Process
Designing the dashboard
Setting up the spreadsheet
Building drop-down menus
Building the data table
Printing or PDFing
Live Demo of Automation Process
Attendees will receive:
The 90-minute live webinar, or a streamed recording
A 3-page guide that spells out the automation process in more detail
The primary dataset used during the webinar (population statistics for Virginia counties)
A secondary dataset that you can explore on your own (an organization’s social media statistics)
Trying to decide whether this automation process is ideal for your projects? Check out these examples.
Creating data tables for your appendices:
Creating one-page summaries with a mix of charts and text:
Intermediate to advanced spreadsheet and data analysis knowledge. I suggest watching a few of my free tutorials prior to the webinar: www.annkemery.com/excel
Social scientists who need to churn out a series of visual reports, e.g., one snapshot per school, district, program, initiative, grantee, etc.
What People are Saying
“I did get a lot out of the webinar, but the support materials and videos make all the difference. And it’s smart and generous of you to give us access to the webinar for review. You are offering something very special. I’m feel pretty skilled with analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data, but I’m going to be able to bump my skill set up to a whole new level with your help.”
Great webinar with @AnnKEmery on using dropdowns menus in #Excel for multi-site dashboards! Excited to put her tips in to practice. #eval
— Jessica Weitzel (@usefuleval) November 24, 2014
Put @AnnKEmery‘s Excel Dashboards via Dropdown Menus webinar into practice today. Game changer. http://t.co/IVDztQaKdp #eval #excel — Jessica Weitzel (@usefuleval) December 18, 2014
Thanks @AnnKEmery for the dashboard webinar today! Def something I’ll need to keep practicing!…excited for more!! http://t.co/i9d6rA1bah
— Nick Visscher (@nickvisscher) November 24, 2014
Excited for upcoming excel dashboard webinar! @AnnKEmery http://t.co/T2GZGUUsoa — Spotlight Impact LLC (@spotlightimpact) November 14, 2014
Purchase the Recording and Accompanying Materials
This webinar has finished, but you can still purchase the recording and materials. Contact me.
Ann K. Emery equips organizations to visualize data more effectively. Within the past year alone, she has led more than 60 professional development trainings for more than 2,800 participants around the globe. Her design consultancy also overhauls graphs, publications, and slideshows with the goal of making data-heavy reports easier to digest for non-technical audiences. Recent clients include the United Nations, Centers for Disease Control, National Institutes of Health, and dozens of professional societies, associations, foundations, and nonprofits.