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Painting with Numbers: Complimentary Access
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    Video 1 of 5: Introduction and Nuts & Bolts
    This video covers an overview and basic premises of painting with numbers. It will then go through the nuts & bolts of presenting with numbers, including the Arabic numeral system, how numbers look on a page, the importance of words, and KPIs. 

    Learning Objectives:
    The basic premise of the Painting with Numbers Course
    Understanding the Arabic Numeral System
    Thinking more critically about how and why numbers are laid out on a page
    How words should be included in reporting
    Utilizing Key Performance Indicators

    Video 2 of 5: Respect and Compassion for Your Audience
    This video discusses presenting information in a way that demonstrates respect and compassion for your audience. Additionally, we will touch on excel a bit and the habits you should develop.

    Learning Objectives:
    Understand how to tailor information for the right audience
    Learn excel habits you should be reinforcing

    Video 3 of 5: Powerpoint/Oral Presentations
    This video focuses on PowerPoint and presenting information in an oral presentation.

    Learning Objectives:
    Learn how to utilize PowerPoint when presenting your information

    Video 4 of 5: Data Visualization
    This video will focus on Data Visualization and the four questions you should ask yourself. It also includes a few random thoughts regarding data visualization and then some things we can learn from US Politics. 

    Learning Objectives:
    Learn how to best present your data
    Learn the 4 questions you should ask yourself when laying out your data

    Video 5 of 5: The One Report Every Organization Needs
    In this video, we will discuss the Management P&L and how to design that report. We will also review the evolution of a great report and the process it goes through. Finally, we will wrap-up the course. 

    Learning Objectives:
    Understand how to create an organization-wide language for reporting 
    Learn the steps to develop a report and best practices involved