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Introduction to Data Visualization for Startups

March 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The ability to ask and answer real-world questions from large and small data sets, and to communicate that information to others visually, is becoming a requirement for innovation and entrepreneurship. This interactive session will introduce you to the data literacy skills you will need to select, clean, interpret, and communicate stories from data using data visualizations. Presenting data visually will help you create an engaging, informative, and compelling business plan and pitch.

Participants will learn to:

  • Find, and select types of marketing, consumer, demographic and economic data
  • Process data in order to prepare it for use, via hands-on experience
  • Visualize the data in order to communicate information to the viewer, using charts, graphs, and maps

Note, this workshop is not CCR.

Note: This workshop is free and registration is required. However, we have a minimum attendance threshold for this course to run. If you cannot attend this workshop, and fail to withdraw 48+ hours in advance, thereby preventing others on the waitlist from filling in your spot, your library account will be charged $10. Please note, it is your responsibility to sign-in next to your name on the attendance sheet for this workshop. A blank signature spot will result in a penalty charge.


March 14, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sarah Shujah


Makerspace/AC286A, UTSC Library
1265 Military Trail
Scarborough, Ontario Canada
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