Infographics Concept and Data Visualization Techniques

Course Description

Infographics Concepts and Data Visualization Techniques are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. Infographics present complex information in a prompt & clear format, such as in signs, maps, journalism, technical writing, survey, marketing collaterals and education. In a nutshell, infographics are easy-to-read illustrations that help tell a story and makes data points easier to comprehend.

We no longer need to see Column, Bar or Pie Charts to visualise or compare data in a boring manner. With the understanding of the concept and techniques used in infographics, we can create interesting and easy to understand information presented to us. It is a great way to leverage the power of the internet and display our message in a format that people appreciate. You can condense your message into a streamlined graphic with the essential information. The key is to produce an appealing graphic that gives people valuable information they can use in the real world.

This course is designed for end-users with emphasis on data layout considerations and techniques with aesthetic design to create infographics that are easy to analyse and understand. Participants will learn how to incorporate essential design components with effective formatting. Apart from using Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel, participants will also learn how to use external resources to enhance the infographics.

Pre-requisite: Learner must have Basic working knowledge of PowerPoint & Excel

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you would be able to:

  • Emphasis data layout considerations and apply techniques with aesthetic design to create infographics that are easy to analyse and understand
  • Incorporate essential design components with effective formatting.
  • Use external resources to enhance the infographics.

Course Outline

Essentials of Infographics
  • Basic Steps for Creating Infographics
  • Using Essential PowerPoint Elements
  • Formatting with Essential PowerPoint Tools
  • Managing Slide Page Setup
Working with Colour Scheme
  • Using Colour Scheme Generators
  • Setting Shape’s Default Colour
  • Saving Colour Scheme in PowerPoint
Using Clip Arts and Custom Shapes
  • Inserting & Sourcing for Clip Arts
  • Using Symbol-Based Fonts
  • Creating Custom Shapes
Designing with Fonts
  • Selecting Appropriate Fonts
  • Conveying Statistics
  • Utilizing Free Fronts
  • Enhancing Design with Word Clouds
Showcasing Information
  • Emphasizing Data
  • Showing People Statistics
  • Showing Time and Timelines
  • Using Charts
  • Using Shapes and Icons
  • Organising as Tiles
Conclusion and Resources
  • Saving and Sharing Infographics
  • Online Tools for Creating Infographics

Infographics Concept and Data Visualization Techniques

Course Duration:

1 Day (9.00am – 5.00pm)

Course Fee Details:

S$302.40 (incl. of 8% GST)

SkillsFuture Credits & UTAP claimable

SDF grant entitled, $2/hr x 7hrs = $14
Eligible for Singaporeans, and PR employees

Course Code: TGS-2020500819

Course Schedule

Course NameCourse CodeVenueJanuary 2024February 2024March 2024April 2024May 2024June 2024
Infographics Concept and Data Visualization TechniqueTGS-2020500819JTC Summit-28-08--
TGS-2020500819Mountbatten Square19-06-27-

Nett Course Fee
$302.40