Accountancy Data Visualization Competition

In todays’ data-driven business world, organizations deal with massive amounts of data as a result of their day-to-day operations. When properly analyzed for insights and trends, data can influence important business decisions. This competition is a great opportunity for students to explore organizational data to provide insights that will support better decisions.

What To Expect

  • You can compete individually or as part of a team.
  • Competitors will take on the role of consultants hired by a small business, LeGrind Coffee, seeking to understand why their profit margins have a slight downward trend.
  • You will receive data about LeGrind Coffee's sales, customers, inventory and cash receipts. You will need to understand, combine, and prepare this data to analyze LeGrind's profit margin over time and explain why it is changing.
  • You will present your analysis to a panel of judges. Microsoft Excel or other visualization software should be used to create visualizations of the data that support the analysis and a PowerPoint slide deck should be created to present your analysis and visualizations.
  • Registration is due no later than Friday, March 3, 2023.


  • Presentations will be limited to 10 minutes.
  • You will submit your final PowerPoint file.
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