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Tableau Desktop Fundamentals

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Course description

Tableau Desktop Fundamentals

Tableau Desktop Fundamentals is a two-day, hands-on course designed for users new to Tableau, who handle and work with data, regardless of their technical or analytical background. This course is designed to help students gain and understanding of the key features and uses of the Tableau toolset in order to move from simple to complex visualizations, and then how to combine them in interactive dashboards.

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.

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Who should attend?

This is an introductory-level Tableau course geared for attendees new to using the desktop edition of 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 next-level Tableau features and functions. Individuals working with data-regardless of technical or analytical background are a fit for this course.

Training content

  • Introduction
    • Tableau Desktop and the Tableau Product Line
    • Application Terminology
    • Visual Cues for Fields
    • Getting Started in Tableau Desktop
    • Elements of a Visualization
  • Connecting to Data
    • Creating a Live Data Connection
    • Saving and Editing a Data Source
    • Metadata Grid
    • Understanding Changes to Data
    • Data Connection Options
    • Sharing Options
  • Simplifying and Sorting Your Data
    • Data Filtering
    • Creating Date Filters
    • Sorting
  • Organizing your Data
    • Using Groups
    • Creating and Using Hierarchies
  • Slicing your Data by Date
    • Working with Dates in Tableau
    • Using Discrete Date Parts
    • Defining a Fiscal Year
    • Creating Custom Dates
  • 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
  • Showing the Relationship between Numerical Values
    • Creating Scatter Plots
    • Using Sets
  • Mapping Data Geographically
    • Mapping in Tableau
    • Geographic Mapping
    • Background Maps and Layers
    • Navigation and Selection in Maps
  • Viewing Specific Values
    • Creating Heat Maps
    • Creating Crosstabs
    • Creating Highlight Tables
    • Grand Totals, Sub-Totals, and Changing Aggregation
  • Customizing your Data
    • Calculation Types
    • Parts of a Calculated Field
    • Options for Creating Calculated Fields
    • Strings, Dates, and Type Conversion Functions
    • Calculations and Aggregations
  • Analyzing Data with Quick Table Calculations
    • Using Quick Table Calculations
  • Showing Breakdowns of the Whole
    • Pie Charts and Parts of the Whole
    • Creating Tree Maps
  • Viewing Distributions
    • Bins and Histograms
    • Box and Whisker Plots
  • Highlighting Data with Reference Lines
    • Using Reference Lines
    • Reference Bands
    • Using the Analytics Pane
    • Instant Analytics
  • Making Your Views Available
    • Building Dashboards
    • Dashboard Actions


  • Price: 1,495.00
  • Discounted Price: 971.75

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