Very few people think of Excel as being able to produce professional-quality business charts. But this is true - Excel is an extremely powerful charting tool.

Charts is an effective means of transmitting data. Furthermore, a professionally designed chart immediately grabs reader's attention in a client pitch, business document or presentation.

However, one needs to be familiar with the 'tools of the trade' and to work on every chart element to make the chart look professional. In this publication we will look at the main techniques of designing professional business charts.

This is a short version of the file explaining the basics of creating professional charts in Excel. It is followed by its full version with more chart examples and detailed instructions on how to create them. The full version is located here: https://marketplace.corporatefinanceinstitute.com/financial-model-templates/graphs-dashboards-templates/charts-and-dashboards-in-excel-full-version/


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