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Tableau Basic

 

 

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Description

This two-day course is designed for the beginner Tableau user. It will help you understand and use the basic techniques for creating visualizations and combining them in interactive dashboards.
 

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students should have experience using Microsoft Excel.

 

Curriculum

1. CREATING YOUR FIRST VISUALIZATIONS AND DASHBOARD
Connecting to data in Access
Foundations for building visualizations
Bringing everything together in a dashboard

2. WORKING WITH DATA IN TABLEAU
The Tableau paradigm
Connecting to data
Working with extracts instead of live connections
Metadata and sharing data source connections
Joins and blends
Filtering data

3. MOVING FROM FOUNDATIONAL TO ADVANCED VISUALIZATIONS
Comparing values across different dimensions
Visualizing dates and times
Relating parts of the data to the whole
Visualizing distributions
Visualizing multiple axes to compare different measures

4. USING ROW-LEVEL AND AGGREGATE CALCULATIONS
Creating and editing calculations
Three levels of calculation
Parameters
Practical examples of calculations and parameters
Ad hoc calculations
Performance considerations

5. TABLE CALCULATIONS
An overview of table calculations
Quick table calculations
Scope and direction
Addressing and partitioning
Advanced table calculations
Practical examples

6. FORMATTING A VISUALIZATION TO LOOK GREAT AND WORK WELL
Formatting considerations
How formatting works in Tableau
Adding value to visualizations

7. TELLING A DATA STORY WITH DASHBOARDS
Dashboard objectives
Example – is least profitable always unprofitable?
How actions work
Example – a regional scorecard
Story points

8. ADDING VALUE TO ANALYSIS – TRENDS, DISTRIBUTIONS, AND FORECASTING
Trends
Distributions
Forecasting

9. MAKING DATA WORK FOR YOU
Structuring data for Tableau
Dealing with data structure issues
An overview of advanced fixes for data problems

10. ADVANCED TECHNIQUES, TIPS, AND TRICKS
Sheet swapping and dynamic dashboards
Leveraging sets to answer complex questions
Mapping techniques
Using background images

11. SHARING YOUR DATA STORY
Presenting, printing, and exporting
Sharing a workbook with users of Tableau Desktop or Tableau Reader
Sharing data with users of Tableau Server, Tableau Online, and Tableau Public
 

What's included?
 

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers  & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps) 
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

Training Formats

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.

Methods

Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
Self-Paced Video

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