Tableau Desktop - Fundamentals

Preference Dates Timing Delivery Method
Evening Course 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 August 2020 07:00PM - 09:30PM Live Webinars, Hands-On Projects, Group Discussions

Course Description

This course is designed for the beginner Tableau user. It is for anyone who works with data – regardless of technical or analytical background. This course is designed to help you understand and 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 will teach you Tableau in a practical manner, every lecture includes full practice labs and the corresponding course material.

Unit 1 – Course Overview

  • Course Introduction
  • Course Overview
  • Tableau Desktop Installation

Unit 2 – Tableau Basics

  • Navigating Tableau
  • Connecting Tableau to Data Files
  • Creating Calculated Fields
  • Adding Colors
  • Adding Labels and Formatting
  • Exporting Your Worksheet

Unit 3 – Time series, Aggregation, and Filters

  • Working with Data Extracts in Tableau
  • Working with Time Series
  • Understanding Aggregation, Granularity, and Level of Detail
  • Creating an Area Chart & Using Highlighting
  • Adding Filters

Unit 4 – Maps, Scatterplots, and Your First Dashboard

  • Joining Data in Tableau
  • Creating a Map
  • Working with Hierarchies
  • Creating a Scatter Plot
  • Applying Filters to Multiple Worksheets
  • Building your First Dashboard
  • Adding Interactive Actions: Filters, Highlighting

Unit 5 – Joining and Blending Data, PLUS: Dual Axis Charts

  • Joins With Duplicate Values
  • Joining on Multiple Fields
  • Joining v.s. Blending Data
  • Data Blending
  • Dual Axis Chart
  • Creating Calculated Fields in a Blend

Unit 6 – Advanced Dashboards and Storytelling

  • Accessing the Dataset
  • Setting Geographical Roles
  • Performing Table Calculations for Gender
  • Creating Bins and Distributions For Age
  • Creating a TreeMap Chart
  • Developing a Customer Segmentation Dashboard
  • Analyzing the Customer Segmentation Dashboard
  • Creating a Storyline

Unit 7 – Data Preparation

  • Preparing Your Data Format
  • Data Interpreter
  • Pivot
  • Splitting a Column
  • MetaData Grid
  • Fixing Geographical Data Errors
  • Beginner Tableau Users.
  • Anyone who works with data regardless of their background.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

The participants who have successfully completed this course are encouraged to take Tableau Desktop – Advanced.