Everyday Visual Reports

Learn how to design effective visual one pagers, briefs, fact sheets and more!

The most effective types of evaluation and research reports are short, clean, and visual (not long and complicated).

In this highly practical live course you'll learn:

  • How to design effective short visual reports for use as fact sheets, executive summaries, case studies, method briefs, and more.
  • How to apply fundamental graphic design principles to give your reports that modern professional feel.
  • A process you can use that will benefit both the writing and design of your report.

Registration in this course includes:

  • Forever Access!
  • One year of office hours with Chris Lysy (a $250 value).
  • Access to Creativity Toolkit Mini-Sessions - Upcoming topics include - Single Panel Comics, Icon Arrays & Pictograms, Simple Maps, Timelines, Annotated Charts, Before & Afters (exclusive to workshop participants).

Hybrid structure:

  • This workshop will be taught live every few months (next live session will occur on June 25 & 27, 2024 from 3-4:30 Eastern).
  • The self-paced recorded lessons can be accessed at anytime.
  • Purchasing a workshop gives you the flexibility to take the self-paced version AND/OR attend any future live session.
  • You can even attend the workshop more than once!

Your Instructor

Chris Lysy
Chris Lysy

Chris Lysy is a professional data visualization designer with over two decades of experience in social science research, program evaluation, and information design.

Through his blog, books, consulting, and live workshops he has helped thousands of data folk design better reports, infographics, and data dashboards. His goal in teaching is to make sharing data easier, more effective, and way more fun. You can read more about his ideas and work through his blog at freshspectrum.com.

Course Curriculum

  Next Live Session - June 25 & June 27 @3PM Eastern
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days after you enroll

Included with Purchase

Office Hours with Chris Lysy
Have questions? Want feedback? Need direction? Want inspiration? Join me weekly.
Chris Lysy
Creativity Toolkit Mini-Sessions
Join me for webinars and start building your own personal creativity toolkit!
Chris Lysy
1. 2. 3. Report!
Learn a simple audience-centered reporting strategy.
Chris Lysy
Canva Jumpstart
Interested in learning how to use Canva but don't know where to start? Start here.
Chris Lysy
Beyond the PDF
This is a short course about changing the reporting status quo.
Chris Lysy

Original Price: $349

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
This course is hybrid and always open. You can join today and access the self-paced lessons immediately. Next live offering will take place on May 14 & 16, 2024 from 3-4:30 Eastern.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I miss a class?
All course lessons are available in a self-paced format. With a purchase, you also receive access to office hours for a year (where you can ask specific questions).
What technology will you be teaching?
I teach my design courses using Canva. This will give you the chance to design alongside myself through the use of shared templates. But all the lessons will still apply whether you plan to design in Canva, PowerPoint, Google Slides, Adobe InDesign, or with any other design tool.
What if I have never used Canva?
Purchase also includes access to a self-paced Canva jumpstart course. If you have never used Canva I suggest giving it a quick run through. If you are short on time, just complete the first 20 minute Getting Started section. https://www.diydatadesign.com/p/canva-jumpstart

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