Oct 2019

Data Visualisation For IT Managers

Course Information

Start Date2 Oct 2019, Wednesday
End Date3 Oct 2019, Thursday
Time09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Venue100 Orchard Road, Concorde Hotel Singapore 238840
Fee$990 (excluding GST) Inclusive of coffee breaks, refreshments, and catered lunch
ContactRoshini | 6720 3333 | roshini@aventisglobal.com
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We all know that data is becoming increasingly important in today’s complex and competitive business environment. It’s also crucial to have the relevant skill set to visualise and understand your data. This includes the ability to tell a compelling story, visualise your data and present your findings in an approachable, attractive, and stimulating way. Learning a software tool like Python to visualise data will also enable better information extraction, a better understanding of your data, and help make more effective business decisions. This 2-day hands-on course aims to fully leverage data that might have little to no meaning at a first glance and present this data in a meaningful form for others to understand. You will learn how to create interesting visuals and customise them to increase their effectiveness. You will also explore and utilise several data visualisation libraries in Python to build amazing visualisations to understand data.

Key Takeaways
  • Learn how to prepare your data for visualisation
  • Learn how to build data visualisations using Python
  • Understand how to effectively communicate business insights
  • Utilise various python libraries to build interactive visualisations
  • Explore good graphic design techniques using data visualisation
  • Understand key design principles to accelerate decision making
Who Should Attend
  • Individuals with an interest or need to understand and design data visualisations
  • Business and IT professionals looking to improve their data visualisation skills
  • Individuals with no knowledge in the field of data visualisation
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge and explore opportunities in the areas of data analytics
Data Scientist: Desmond Sek

Desmond has more than half a decade of experience in the IT industry and is passionate about enabling the next wave of tech disruptions (AI, VR, AR, Blockchain) to hit traditional industries. Having been involved in various projects, he has experienced the full spectrum of architecting, designing, development, and maintenance of enterprise systems – both web and mobile-based systems. He is experienced in merging traditional software engineering and cutting-edge developments in data analytics and artificial intelligence.

As part of his data analytics career, he was involved with curating various analytical dashboards, visualizations and stories from complex data using various tools. Currently, as a Co-Founder of Xaltius, he is spearheading new products surrounding travel, AI, and Healthcare using AR/AI technologies.

Course Outline
  • Learn data cleaning and manipulation libraries in Python
    • Introduction to the pandas library
    • Reading and cleaning data from online, databases, and text file sources
    • Data manipulation and database related concepts
    • Statistical analysis using aggregation functions in pandas
  • Understand the data visualisation definition, concepts, and terminologies
  • Understand the various data visualisation libraries in python
    • Matplotlib
    • Seaborn
    • Folium
  • Learn how to plot various charts such as line charts, pie charts, histograms, bar charts with alignment to a real business case
  • Learn how to plot various advanced visualisations such as word clouts and regression charts
  • Learn how to create maps and visualizing geospatial data using folium
  • Reporting with Jupyter Notebooks