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Tableau Desktop I Fundamentals Training

What You'll Learn in Tableau Desktop I Fundamentals Training

Course Length:

12 hours (2 days)

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the many options for connecting to data
  • Understand the Tableau interface / paradigm – components, shelves, data elements, and terminology
  • 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: Geographic Map, Page Trails, Heat Map, Density Chart, Scatter Plots, Pie Chart and Bar Charts, Small Multiples, Dual Axis and Combo Charts with different mark types, Options for drill down and drill across
  • Use Trend Lines, Reference Lines and statistical techniques to describe your data
  • Understand how to use group, bin, hierarchy, sort, set and filter options effectively
  • Work with the many formatting options to fine tune the presentation of your visualizations
  • Understand how and when to use Measure Name and Measure Value
  • Understand how to deal with data changes in your data source such as field addition, deletion or name change
  • Understand all of your options for sharing your visualizations with others
  • Combine your visualizations into Interactive Dashboards and publish them to the web

Target Student

This Tableau Fundamentals training is designed for the beginner-level Tableau user. It is for anyone who works with data – regardless of technical or analytical background.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Connecting to data
  • Simplifying and sorting your data
  • Organizing your data
  • Slicing your data by date
  • 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

Tableau Desktop I Fundamentals Training

Upcoming Classes

All Public classes are held online
with a live instructor
Dates Price Qty
June 25-26, 2024
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET
$1,795.00 Online
July 9-10, 2024
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET
$1,795.00 Online
July 23-24, 2024
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET
$1,795.00 Online
August 13-14, 2024
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET
$1,795.00 Online
* Applicable taxes will be applied on checkout

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This course comes with

PDF Reference Guide

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