Delivery method

Online - self-directed study at your own pace (120 day licence provided upon payment).



Member: £79 +VAT
Non-member: £99 +VAT


Is it for you?

You may work with numbers every day, but do you know how to communicate numerical data to others? If not, this course is for you. It will give you the skills you need to showcase numerical information in a way that makes it accessible to everyone involved.


What will you learn?

While studying, you will assess case studies and complete a range of interactive and written tasks based on real-world examples.

Upon completion of this course, you will understand:

  • Sharing data in a professional context: How and why data is shared in a professional context, how presenting data is different to other forms of communication, what methods you should use to share data, possible barriers when presenting numerical data, and the skills required to present data effectively.
  • Taking a critical approach to data: What types of data you need to know about, differences between data and information/knowledge, how data can be manipulated for different purposes, how to interrogate other people's data, and the basics of data analysis and forecasting.
  • Selecting and interpreting data: How to decide what data to share and what you need to know about the data before sharing, what methods to use to share data and information for decision-making purposes, how to present data in written documents and presentations, visual tools that make data easier to digest, and how to handle ambiguity and uncertainty.
  • Using data to persuade and influence: What you need to think about when using data to persuade and influence, how data can be used to win support, how to tell engaging stories and build a convincing argument using data, and how to handle questions and concerns about data.

All our learning outcomes match the essential skills required by the profession day-to-day.

This course will boost your skill set, providing the tools you need to advance your career.


How long is it for?

Study time is equivalent to 4 CPD hours.

When you purchase this course, you will receive an activation code and link to access your course. You then have 120 days to complete the course.

You will receive a digital certificate on completion of this course. 

Please note you cannot purchase an IWFM online course on behalf of someone else - the person studying must provide their details. To purchase multiple licences please contact


Contact us

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Call +44 (0) 1279 712 631