Tableau Desktop Fundamentals – Virtual Training - Beinex

Course Outline

Connecting to Data
Simplifying and Sorting Your Data
Organizing your Data
Using Multiple Measures in a View
Showing the Relationship between Numerical Values
Mapping Data Geographically
Viewing Specific Values
Customizing your Data
Analyzing Data with Quick Table Calculations
Showing Breakdowns of the Whole
Viewing Distributions
Highlighting Data with Reference Lines
Making Your Views Available

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

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 string manipulation, basic arithmetic calculations, custom aggregations and ratios, date math, logic statements and quick table calculations.

Represent your data using the following visualization types:

Cross Tabs
Geographic Maps
Heat Maps
Distribution Charts
Pie Charts and Bar Charts
Tree Maps
Dual Axis and Combo Charts with different mark types
Box Plots
Highlight Tables
Scatter Plots
Use Reference Lines to highlight elements of your data.
Use groups, bins, hierarchies, sorts, sets, and filters to create focused and effective visualizations.
Use Measure Name and Measure Value fields to create visualizations with multiple measures and dimensions.
Handle changes in your data source such as field addition, deletion or name changes.
Share your visualizations with others.
Combine your visualizations into Interactive Dashboards and publish them to the

Attendees will bring their own laptop computer with Windows/Mac OS, Minimum 4GB RAM. Recommended that Tableau Desktop trial license is pre-installed.

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