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Tableau Desktop Level 1: Introduction

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. This course is taught using Tableau version 10 software. However, the class is appropriate for users of version 9 and the instructor will highlight the minor differences between the two versions.


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

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Tableau Desktop Level 1: Introduction

2 Days

Your Price: $1190


1. Introduction to Business Intelligence

  • Overview of BI
  • Overview of Tableau Environment
  • Putting it all together

2. Data Connections

  • Getting to data from Tableau Desktop
  • Learning the basics of visualizing data
  • Visualizing business needs

3. Transforming Data

  • Why transform data?
  • Data Blends
  • Data Joins

4. Calculations in Tableau

  • Data Aggregates
  • Calculation Wizards
  • Table Calculations
  • Customized Calculations

5. Advanced Calculations

  • Strings
  • Floor and Ceiling
  • Dates

6. Parameters and Filters

  • Basics of Filtering
  • Basics of Parameters
  • Putting it all together

7. Sorting

  • Ascending and Descending Order manually
  • Computes and Sorting
  • Nested Sorting

8. Grouping Techniques

  • Sets
  • Combining Fields

9. Formatting

  • Colors
  • Custom Colors
  • Highlighters

10. Map Basics

  • Layers
  • Editing
  • Customizing

11. Visualizations

  • Understanding Charts
  • Text Charts
  • Visual Charts
  • Time Charts
  • Trend Charts

12. Introduction to Dashboards

  • Designing
  • Actions
  • Stories

13. Server Deployment (Demo Only)

  • What is Tableau Server?
  • Working with Users
  • Working with Projects
  • Working with Groups
  • Publishing Data Sources
  • Publishing Visualizations
  • Securing Projects

Tableau Desktop Level 1: Introduction

2 Days

Your Price: $1190

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