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Enable at-a-glance insight.

This course is for anyone who wants to present a lot of data simply and effectively using visually engaging dashboards. Learn how to display multiple data visualisations on a single screen that supports dynamic data exploration, real-time operations monitoring, and informed decision-making. The course covers dashboard types, design considerations, layout options, and techniques to organise and focus dashboard elements to meet the specific information needs of your audience.

Continuing professional development (CPD) is an integral part of applying for and maintaining Chartered Geographer accreditation. Attendance of this course will provide the attendee with 5 CPD points. Click here to find out more.

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1 Day
Who is this course for?
GIS Users
Add data from multiple sources to a dashboard.
Configure dashboard elements, including maps, charts, indicators, and lists.
Manage data display and maximise the visual impact of your dashboards.

Additional information




30th September 2024, 13th December 2024

  • Using ArcGIS Dashboards to display data: Using a dashboard to display data, benefits of a dashboard, types of dashboards, identify a dashboard’s message, using dashboards in an organisation.
  • Designing in ArcGIS Dashboards: ArcGIS Dashboards design questions, ArcGIS Dashboards elements, design considerations for ArcGIS Dashboards elements, ArcGIS Dashboards layout options, configuring dashboard elements based on design, arcade expression language.
  • Configuring dashboard elements: Identify data sources for a dashboard, using web map layers to display information, layer capabilities, applying dashboard data filters, using a data series.
  • Configuring an interactive dashboard: Interactive dashboards, identify interactive capabilities of ArcGIS Dashboards, configuring an interactive element.

Familiarity with ArcGIS Online will be helpful. For those new to ArcGIS Online, completing the ArcGIS Online Basics web course is recommended but not required.

Esri will provide the following software to use during class:

  • ArcGIS Online.
  • ArcGIS Dashboards.

“The guidance and documentation with instructions was the best I have had for any of the ARCGIS courses, it was clear, understandable, and easy to follow. thank you very much. “ Su, APHA

“I felt this course was pitched at the right level as a newbie with dashboards. Although a lot of content was covered it never felt rushed and everything was very well explained and demonstrated.” Emma, Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council