Understanding and Applying Tableau

Understanding and Applying Tableau Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

This workshop provides an overview of Tableau for data analysis. It will enable attendees interested in creating pre-canned report or perform data explorations to get started by connecting to sources of data and building visually compelling Tableau interactive dashboards.

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Intended Audience for this Understanding and Applying Tableau Course

  • » Data Analysts
  • » Business Analysts

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Understanding and Applying Tableau Course Objectives

  • » Join and blend data from multiple data sources
  • » Create business calculations, hierarchies, groups and sets to facilitate analysis
  • » Understand visualization options and interactivity features
  • » Create report views and dashboards
  • » Use Tableau features to tell compelling data stories
  • » Publish Tableau dashboards

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Understanding and Applying Tableau Course Outline

      1. Day 1 (Basic)
        1. Tableau Overview
        2. Building your first Tableau dashboard
        3. Loading Data, Blending & Relationships
        4. Live Connections vs Data Extracts
        5. Dimensions vs Measures
      2. Day 2 (Basic)
        1. Calculated Fields & Aggregates
        2. Hierarchies
        3. Groups & Sets
        4. Ranking
        5. Filters and Quick Filters
        6. Visualization Interactivity
        7. Marks
        8. Trend lines
      3. Day 3 (Basic)
        1. Reference & Drop Lines
        2. Annotations
        3. Geospatial reporting
        4. Tableau Calculations
        5. Worksheet and Dashboard Actions
        6. Tableau Story Points
      4. Day 4 (Advanced)
        1. Level of Detail expressions & handling granularity
        2. Parameters
        3. Common visualization types
        4. Pareto, Histograms, Bullet Charts, Box Plots
        5. Common business calculations
        6. Weighted Averages, Moving Averages, Running Totals, Percent of Totals, Year over Year Growth
        7. Tableau Drive as a deployment methodology

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Do you have the right background for Understanding and Applying Tableau?

Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

Take your FREE Skill Assessment test »

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