Need to communicate data effectively? This practical and interactive short course will give you the skills to find, visualize and present data stories.
Geared to strengthening data visualization and storytelling skills, this short course is designed and delivered in partnership with Vizlogue, Data Visualization and Storytelling Lab. Highly interactive and practical, this short course will expose participants to real-world examples and exercises tailored to the UN context.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will learn:
This course is delivered online. Participants will have access to UNKampus, UNSSC’s Learning Platform, as well as a discussion forum and self-paced materials specifically curated for this course.
Two three-hour webinars will be conducted on Zoom. The webinars will take place on March 16 and on March 23, from 14:00 to 17:00 CET. Participants need a computer (or mobile device), a reliable internet connection and either a headset with microphone to connect to the audio through a computer, or a telephone. We recommend accessing audio through your computer. No special software is required; but participants must be able to access Zoom. We will send access instructions to registered participants and recommend that you download the application and test your setup in advance.
Recordings and self-paced materials will be made available to all registrants for three months after the second webinar session.
Week 1: Make thoughful design choices in data visualization
Week 2: Data storytelling
This course is intended for beginners in data visualization and storytelling. It is geared to all interested UN personnel (professional and general service staff) at headquarters and field locations. If participants are interested in getting a full experience from the fundamentals to more advance visualizations and storytelling techniques, we highly recommend to enrol simultaneously in Advanced Data Visualization and Storytelling - which is fully connected with this course.
The fee for this short course is $500.