Videos: Designing and Building a Dashboard

Brilliant Excel Dashboards System in action

Watch Bernie prototype and build the Chaos Coffee dashboard, explaining every step, technique and short-cut in 87 minutes of video with commentary. Learn how to build a dashboard five times faster and with extra confidence and a better finished product.

What will these videos do for you?

Full demo

Bernie runs through prototyping and building a fully working dashboard for an example company - Chaos Coffee

Chart types explained

Each graph type, and when to use it, is explained in simple terms as Bernie prototypes and builds the dashboard

Practical tips

Sensible advice on Excel short-cuts and techniques which will help you with prototyping your dashboards

What do you get?

Watch Bernie take a simple list of KPIs and...

  • Build a prototype dashboard, then...
  • Build functioning Excel dashboard, using the Brilliant Excel Dashboard tools.

Bernie's never going to make it as an actor, but he does know his stuff when it comes to Excel, dashboards and building them quickly.

This pack includes two videos: Prototyping and Build

Run time

Prototyping - run time 30:53

Build -  run time 55:52


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You need the Brilliant Excel Dashboards Foundation Template Pack to get best use from these videos

Video 1: Dashboard Prototyping

Open Laptop Showing Video - Prototype

What's covered...

  • Chart types. What they do and when to use them
  • Rapidly building prototypes
  • How to place commentary


Fail fast!

Spend minutes prototyping designs and skip the tears when changes are needed

Win buy-in

Break down objections by welcoming feedback and input - it's going to take minutes not hours to change your design

Save time, lots of time

Speed through mockups, confident that you can quickly build identical working dashboards FAST

Video 2: Dashboard Build

Open Laptop Showing Video - Build

What's covered...

  • Every step in building  a fully working Excel dashboard for an example small business
  • How to easily plug together and tweak the chart-type modules included in the toolkit
  • Handling targets, commentary and forecasts on your finished dashboard


Build Confidently

The building blocks of the Brilliant Excel Dashboard System have had huge care and attention put into their design, so in a just a few clicks you can easily add a complete chart and data entry page, ready to drop into the dashboard.

Build quickly

With pre-built, pre-tested sheets, you can build a professional looking dashboard 5x faster than building 'from scratch'

Redesign? No problem!

Even with thorough prototyping, changes are sometimes needed. With the Brilliant Excel Dashboards System changes can be quick and painless, making you look like a rockstar!

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