Information Technology

Tableau Fundamentals

Start: Aug 2017       Type: Evening / Weekend Classes       Duration (hr): 15


This course is designed for the beginner to intermediate-level Tableau user. It is for anyone who works with data, regardless of technical or analytical background. You'll learn about and how to use the important concepts and techniques in Tableau to move from simple to complex visualizations and learn how to combine them in interactive dashboards. This course includes two levels: Desktop – Fundamentals and Intermediate.
Part I (Desktop I – Fundamentals)
Connect to your data
Edit and save a data source
Understand Tableau terminology
Use the Tableau interface / paradigm to effectively create powerful visualizations
Create basic calculations including basic arithmetic calculations, custom aggregations and ratios, date math, and quick table calculations
Represent your data using the following visualization types:
    Cross Tabs
    Geographic Maps
    Heat Maps
    Tree Maps
    Pie Charts and Bar Charts
    Dual Axis and Combo Charts with different mark types
    Highlight Tables
    Scatter Plots
Build dashboards to share visualizations
Part II (Desktop II – Intermediate)
Build advanced chart types and visualizations
Build complex calculations to manipulate your data
Use statistical techniques to analyze your data
Use parameters and input controls to give users control over certain values
Implement advanced geographic mapping techniques and use custom images and geocoding to build spatial visualizations of non-geographic data
Prep your data for analysis
Combine data sources using data blending
Combine data from multiple tables in the same data source using joins
Make your visualizations perform as well as possible using the Data Engine, extracts, and efficient connection methods
Build better dashboards using techniques for guided analytics, interactive dashboard design, and visual best practices
Implement efficiency tips and tricks

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