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Data Storytelling

Successful products are built on good decisions. Effective decision-making requires the right ingredients of data, visualization, and a compelling narrative. This course introduces each of those components and highlights the nuances of using them to get the right outcomes for business success. You will learn to drive change through an organization with impactful data storytelling.

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Shailvi Wakhlu
Sr. Director, Head of Data
Real-world projects that teach you industry skills
Learn alongside a small group of your professional peers
Part-time program with 2 live events per week
Next Cohort
February 12, 2024
2 weeks
US$ 300
or included with membership
Space is limited

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Shailvi Wakhlu

Sr. Director, Head of Data

Shailvi is a Data Leader with 16+ years of industry experience. She has led large teams of Product Analysts and Machine Learning Engineers to enable data-informed product improvements in multiple companies. Previously, she was the Head of Data & Analytics at Strava as well as Komodo Health. She also worked in Fortune 500 companies such as Salesforce, and smaller start-ups such as Fitbit, as well as the company she co-founded. As a data leader, she focuses on harnessing the power of data to build great products, clarify strategic direction, and improve business processes. She is an Angel Investor for data startups, and is an industry thought leader who has spoken yearly at 25+ events. Shailvi is passionate about fostering equity in the tech industry and is committed to providing knowledge and mentorship to underrepresented groups. Connect with her on her website

The course

Learn and apply skills with real-world projects.

Who is it for?
  • Data Scientists/Data Analysts who want to influence key decision-makers to make data-informed decisions

  • Any cross-functional professional (marketing, ops, product) who wants to understand the value of storytelling through data, and get better at it

  • Familiarity with the basics of how to gather, clean, and aggregate data

  • Familiarity with some visualization tools eg. Google Sheets, Tableau, Looker etc

Not ready?

Try these prep courses first

  • Understand your product, your business model, your users, your stakeholders, and what matters to pick the right data problems
  • An overview of data maturity and data auditing frameworks
  • Gathering, arranging, and transforming relevant data for your business problem
  • Adding context and meaning to data and communicating with stakeholders
  • Take on the role of Lead Data Scientists for Airbnb in Lisbon - work with listings and reviews data to document, transform and curate datasets for creating your data story.
  • Choosing the right visuals for your data
  • Making visuals easier to absorb, and establishing the signals and context that need to be highlighted
  • Ingredients of a compelling narrative
  • Creating effective calls to action and the power of good documentation
  • Creating visualizations that are simple yet compelling. Craft a compelling narrative and presentation to influence specific stakeholders to action.

A course you'll actually complete. AI-powered learning that drives results.

AI-powered learning

Transform your learning programs with personalized learning. Real-time feedback, hints at just the right moment, and the support for learners when they need it, driving 15x engagement.

Live courses by leading experts

Our instructors are renowned experts in AI, data, engineering, product, and business. Deep dive through always-current live sessions and round-the-clock support.

Practice on the cutting edge

Accelerate your learning with projects that mirror the work done at industry-leading tech companies. Put your skills to the test and start applying them today.

Flexible schedule for busy professionals

We know you’re busy, so we made it flexible. Attend live events or review the materials at your own pace. Our course team and global community will support you every step of the way.


Completion certificates

Each course comes with a certificate for learners to add to their resume.

Best-in-class outcomes

15-20x engagement compared to async courses

Support & accountability

You are never alone, we provide support throughout the course.

Get reimbursed by your company

More than half of learners get their Courses and Memberships reimbursed by their company.

Hundreds of companies have dedicated L&D and education budgets that have covered the costs.


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