Course Description

This Xcelsius training class will serve as an introduction to building dashboards with Xcelsius 2008. Students will create, design, and publish business dashboards using the Xcelsius application.



2 days


Target Audience

This course is suitable for delegates who use computers on a regular basis.


Course Prerequisites

Familiarity with Excel 2003 or 2007 would be helpful as well as familiarity with relational database concepts (tables, fields and records).

If you have any questions or doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites for this course, or indeed are wondering which course best suits you, please consult with us to discuss your suitability for course attendance.


Suggested Follow on Courses

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Course Content

Getting Started with Xcelsius

Explore the Xcelsius Interface

Explore a Dashboard

Creating Simple and Interactive Visualizations

Create a Simple Xcelsius Chart

Manage Personal Finance Using Value Box

Organize Levels of Information Using Filters

Conduct a Comparative Study Using List Builder and Line Chart

Conducting Data Analysis

Conduct Trend Analysis Using Combo Box

Conduct Demand Analysis Using Label Based Menu

Conduct a Region Based Demand Analysis Using Maps

Forecast Revenue Using Sliders and Gauge

Creating a Project Management Dashboard

Drill Down the Status of Current Projects Using the Drill Down Function

Analyze Resource Efficiency Using Fisheye Picture Menu and Other Tools

Analyze Resource Utilization Using Combination Chart

Creating a Human Resources Dashboard

Create an Organization Dashboard Using Organization Chart

Conduct Attrition Analysis

Finalizing Dashboards

Create a Snapshot

Publish Dashboards


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