Basic Data Visualization and Storytelling

This training course will teach participants how to easily create impactful data visualization using an open-source/free software ---Microsoft PowerBI. Even without any technical background, participants will be able to process data, generate powerful visualizations, and create dashboards. But more than the technical skill for crafting visualizations, this course will enable participants to acquire fundamental skills in the art of effectively communicating data and insights through data storytelling.

This is designed for learners with any background. No programming knowledge or advance technical skills is required.



Date: September 14-16, 2021


1:00pm to 4:30pm

Delivery Mode: Online(via Zoom)

Learning Objectives

At the end of the training course, participants should be able to:

  1. Transform data and insights into impactful visualizations using Power BI;

  2. Create functional data dashboards using PowerBI;

  3. Effectively combine data, visualization, and narratives in creating data stories.

Who should join?

  1. Employees who have the responsibility and the need to transform business data into critical business decision insights

  2. Employees who want to acquire or upgrade their data visualization competencies

  3. Data analysts from any business unit that generates, processes, and analyzes quantitative data

  4. Anyone who has a need to create impactful data communications

Note: No programming knowledge is required. This is designed for learners with any background.

Course Outline


Introduction to Data Visualization

PowerBI as a Data Visualization Tool

  • Working around the PowerBI interphase

  • Preparing and structuring Data

  • Creating and formatting the core visual elements (graphs, table/matrix, cards)

  • Creating and working with data slicers

  • Creating and formatting advance visuals and machine learning tools (e.g. Word Cloud and Key Influencers tool)

Day 2

Why data storytelling?

Understanding the elements and structure of data stories

Data and insights

Creating effective narratives

Putting together the data story elements – data, visuals, and narratives


Day 3

Creating Dashboards

Data storytelling exercises.

About the Speaker


To register, please fill out the form below.

Learning Investment

Group Rate (3 pax or more) – ₱6,000 per pax + VAT
Regular Rate – ₱7,500 per pax + VAT

For your convenience, you may deposit your payment at any branch of:



Account Name: Premier Value Provider, Inc.

Account Number: 006830102862

Branch: Trident-Gil Puyat



Account Number: 002410007904


Dr. Marshall Valencia

Director for Research & Analytics

Premier Value Provider, Inc.

Dr. Marshall Valencia is a social and organizational psychologist with 20 years of professional experience as an HR and organizational consultant, a trainer, and a social scientist. He has extensive experience in data analytics handling different types of market, customers, and human resource research projects across different industries.

He was a former faculty member and director for research at the Nottingham University Business School Currently, he also teaches Statistics and HR Analytics courses in the graduate program of the University of the Philippines Psychology Department. He has published his researches and presented in scientific conferences in Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, U.S.A., Australia, South Africa, Japan, Thailand, and Malaysia.

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