Cost: €495 per person (Full Price €990 – 50% ICBE Business Excellence Skillnet funding to be applied for Members)

Start Date:  Thursday, October 3rd
Each Thursday 10am – 1pm for nine weeks

Location: Limerick School of Art & Design / blended programme on-line & face-to-face


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A 9 week blended programme, comprising four teaching and four tutorial sessions plus one presentation (F2F).
Weeks 1 to 4 are F2F sessions while week 5 to 8 are project tutorials. There will be a specific time set aside to avail of tutorial advice, which can be done in person or via phone, Skype, email, etc. Tutorial times will be arranged in advance.

From applicants, we require current role title and a sentence or two on what they hope to gain from this course.

Who is this course for?
Anyone who communicates insights from data in their job, either in dashboards, reports or PowerPoint presentations.
This course is ideal for those involved in the interpretation of data as well as the presentation of data in a wide variety of organisations including engineering and manufacturing.

This course is a mix of talks and practical workshops on contemporary approaches to data visualisation.  Each teaching session will be three hours and there will be tutorials where advice is available to participants working on a self-initiated work based project.  Participants will learn to create their own data and understand key theories in the interpretation of data visualisation.

Learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding and knowledge of the area of data visualisation, its historical context, its purpose and contemporary practice
  • Give an understanding of the design decisions that can affect the message/meaning behind data visualisation
  • Impart the fundamentals of good design – including: design hierarchy, structure, legibility and navigation, and their role in data visualisation
  • Show how software selection impacts on the functional and technical requirements of data visualisation
  • Apply design strategies for data visualisation through an on-the-job project for an intended audience

This programme has been developed by Limerick School of Art & Design with the support of ICBE Business Excellence Skillnet