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

Online /
Jun 18, 2019 /
Course Code: 0605-WEB19

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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

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time

Please note: You can check other time zones here.

System Requirements PC-based attendees
OS: Windows XP, 2003 Server, Vista, 7, 8, 10
Internet Explorer 7.0 or newer
Mozilla Firefox 4.0 or newer
Google Chrome 5.0 or newer

Macintosh based attendees
OS: Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or newer
Safari 3.0 or newer
Mozilla Firefox 4.0 or newer
Google Chrome 5.0 or newer

iPad 1 or newer, iPhone 3GS or newer, iPod Touch (3rd generation) or newer
OS: iOS 6 or newer

OS: Android 2.2 or higher


Garrett Wasny, MA, CMC, CITP

Garrett has more than two decades of Internet experience and is an award-winning Internet speaker, webcaster, professional development technologist and former management adviser for Price Waterhouse.

Since 1995, he's authored three books (World Business, How to Conquer the World, Advanced Googling), published hundreds of articles and columns in leading business and lifestyle publications, and delivered more than 1,000 seminars and webinars on Internet strategy. His clients include Fortune 500 companies and leading accounting, engineering, medical, legal and professional sports organizations worldwide.

Full Disclosure: Garrett is an independent Certified Management Consultant (CMC) who provides objective information, and is not affiliated with Google or any of the technologies discussed in the course.


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Fee & Credits

$125 + taxes

  • 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 1 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
  • EPIC courses qualify for ECAA Annual Professional Development Points

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