Communicating Analytics Seminar 8th of May 2018: Data Storytelling, Data Facilitation and Data Presentation for Engagement and Impact Focus of the Seminar Do you work with analytics and need to present data to diverse audiences? Then this is the seminar for you: The University of St. Gallen’s =mcminstitute is hosting a one-day training on key communication skills and approaches for anyone working in the analytics or big data field.This intense communication training will provide participants with principles, tools and methods to convey data in an engaging and clear manner. It will enable them to facilitate data discussion sessions, tell data-driven narratives and visualize their data for quicker insights and better decisions. Participants can bring their own data material and presentations, receive feedback and work on improvements. We will work with approaches like the data storytelling canvas, data interaction patterns, and data presentation hacks. Examples use Tableau, Excel, R, and PowerPoint and include corporate cases. Seminar Audience This seminar is for any-one dealing with data: Data analysts, data scientists, data-driven entrepreneurs, innovators, researchers and managers looking for ways to visualize and present their data and content for better sense-making, gaining insights and driving decision making. Didactic Approach We use evidence from the science of analytics to give actionable, hands-on advice and we employ real-life examples to bring the principles to life. The seminar is highly interactive as the participant number is limited. Prerequisites: basic understanding of key analytics applications and uses. Further Information The seminar takes place on the 8th of May 2018 from 9:00 to 17:00 at the Impact Hub Garage (Geroldstrasse 33) in Zurich, close to Hardbrücke and Prime Tower. The seminar language is English. The seminar facilitators are Prof. Dr. Martin J. Eppler and Dr. Sebastian Kernbach of the University of St. Gallen. The seminar fee is set at 870 SFr. For more information about the seminar and the registration, please check our flyer.