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Introduction to Tableau / Tableau Quickstart is a one day hands-on, quckstart to Tableau course geared for attendees new to using the tool, or for those who want a refresher of the basics or newer features. 

  • Course Start Date: 2021-08-23
  • Time: 10:00:00 - 18:00:00
  • Duration: 1 Day(s)
  • Location: Virtual
  • Delivery Method(s): Virtual Instructor Led
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Course Outline

Pre-Requisites

This is an introductory-level Tableau course geared for attendees new to using the tool, or for those who want a refresher of the basics or newer features. Ideal attendees would be beginner Tableau users who want to quickly get up to speed with intermediate level Tableau features and functions. Individuals working with data-regardless of technical or analytical background are a fit for this course. Attendees should have familiarity with using Microsoft Excel.

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Course Overview

Introduction to Tableau / Tableau Quickstart is a one day hands-on, quckstart to Tableau course geared for attendees new to using the tool, or for those who want a refresher of the basics or newer features.  Ideal attendees would be beginner Tableau users who want to quickly get up to speed with intermediate level Tableau features and functions.  Students will leave this course armed with the required skills to leverage the important concepts and techniques in Tableau to move from simple to complex visualizations. Students will also learn how to combine them in interactive dashboards. Comprehensive hands on exercises are integrated throughout to reinforce learning and develop real competency.

 

NOTE: The Tableau Training Series is independent-format training that can be tuned and adjusted to best meet your needs. Our materials are flexible, comprehensive, and are always instructed by a senior instructor with a deep understanding of Tableau and its most current features, benefits and functionality in a wide array of uses. This is not Official Tableau Training.

Course Objectives

Working in a light hands-on learning environment led by our expert facilitator, students will learn how to:

  • 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
  • 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 web.
  • Represent your data using the following visualization types:
    • Cross tabs
    • Heat maps
    • Distribution charts
    • Tree maps
    • Pie charts and bar charts
    • Dual axis and combo charts with different mark types
    • Box plots
    • Highlight tables
    • Scatter plots

Course Agenda

Please note that this list of topics is based on our standard course offering, evolved from typical industry uses and trends. We’ll work with you to tune this course and level of coverage to target the skills you need most. Topics, agenda and labs are subject to change, and may adjust during live delivery based on audience needs, skill-level and participation.

1. Simplifying and Sorting Your Data

  • Data Filtering
  • Creating Date Filters
  • Sorting

2. Organizing Your Data

  • Using Groups
  • Creating and Using Hierarchies

3. Slicing Your Data by Date

  • Working with Dates in Tableau
  • Using Discrete Date Parts
  • Defining a Fiscal Year
  • Creating Custom Dates

4. Using Multiple Measures in a View

  • Using Measure Values and Measure Names in a View
  • Combo Charts
  • Combined or Shared Axis Charts
  • Creating Dual Axis Charts

5. Showing the Relationship between Numerical Values

  • Creating Scatter Plots
  • Using Sets

6. Viewing Specific Values

  • Creating Heat Maps
  • Creating Crosstabs
  • Creating Highlight Tables
  • Grand Totals, Sub-Totals, and Changing Aggregation

7. Customizing Your Data

  • Calculation Types
  • Parts of a Calculated Field
  • Options for Creating Calculated Fields
  • Strings, Dates, and Type Conversion Functions
  • Calculations and Aggregations

8. Analyzing Data with Quick Table Calculations

  • Using Quick Table Calculations

9. Showing Breakdowns of the Whole

  • Pie Charts and Parts of the Whole
  • Creating Tree Maps

10. Viewing Distributions

  • Bins and Histograms
  • Box and Whisker Plots

11. Making Your Views Available

  • Building Dashboards
  • Dashboard Actions

Course Materials

You'll receive all course labs and solutions, data sets, Tableau course software (limited version, for course use only), courseware and resources (as applicable) in our easy access, no installation required, remote lab environment for the duration of the course. Our tech team will help set up, test and verify lab access for each attendee prior to the course start date, ensuring a smooth start to class and successful hands-on course experience for all participants. 

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