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50+ Data Visualization, Mapping and Graphic Design Tools for Engineers

1 Professional Development Hours

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Cite why engineers need to enhance their data visualization skills in a post-literate world dominated by visual imagery and multimedia storytelling
  • Use little-known Excel plug-ins and features that can easily and instantly improve the visual appeal of any engineering report
  • Utilize leading online mapping tools to create custom maps and geolocation displays that include images, videos, placemarks and more
  • Embed rich media -- videos, photos, audio and more -- in traditionally static online documents that will make engineering reports literally come alive
  • Create professional-looking infographics and visual resumes from drag-and-drop templates in seconds with no design skill

The session highlights 50+ easy-to-use graphic tools in a dozen categories from Excel plug-ins to interactive images to information dashboards and how they can be used by engineers to more effectively visually communicate, cut through data clutter, improve analysis and decision-making, attract traffic, generate buzz, inspire action and much more.

Course Outline:

  • Why speaking in images is critical in today’s mobile, social, visually-rich and billion-screen universe
  • Where to outsource your visualization projects to top global designers for as little as $5
  • How to create graphics using leading visual applications in a dozen categories (including word clouds, maps, video production, live broadcasting, interactive images, brainstorming, infographics and more)
  • Where to go online for the latest and best visual design tutorials and business visual communication standards

Who Should Attend:
Those practitioners who wish to make their engineering reports more visual, understandable, shareable, intuitive, collaborative and multimedia-rich including:
Design Engineers • Facility Engineers • Engineering Consultants • Material Managers • Facility Operators • Project Managers

Course Rating
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Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

This course can be customized and delivered to a group at your facility saving time and money.
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