Introduction to Data Visualization using Google Data Studio

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

How to connect a Google Sheet to Google data studio

Set your dimensions, metrics and filter your data

Create tables, charts and scorecards

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Clock1 hour
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will create a dashboard for better data visualization using Google data studio. In this project, You will be able to summarize a large sheet of data and organize it in a visually appealing report. Google Data Studio provides a blank canvas where users can create single or multiple-page reports. You can easily drag and drop everything from bar, line, pie, and area charts, scatterplots, bullet graphs, and Geo maps. It allows you to customize the design of the page, to match your organization's branding and colors. You will save time each month pulling reports which means you get to focus on actionable insights. Throughout the project, you will be able to acquire the basics of using Google Data Studio to build your dashboard, you will be able to connect Google sheets, apply dimensions, metrics and aggregation formulas. Moreover, you will be able to apply filters and ranges. Finally, you will be able to add appealing graphs and scorecards. This dashboard will help you advance in your job and stand out in your company with eye catching reports. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.


No technical prerequisites. This course is for beginners. Learner needs to have a google account.

Skills you will develop

Graphs and chartsManagementData Visualization (DataViz)Report managementGoogle data studio

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create different types of graphs and scorecards.

  2. Filter your data and add ranges.

  3. Build tables, style them and use aggregation formulas.  

  4. Set your dimensions and metrics.

  5. Connect a Google sheets file to Google data studio.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step




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