Introduction to Tableau | Tableau QuickStart
Learn the required skills to leverage the important concepts and techniques in Tableau to move from simple to complex visualizations.
Introduction to Tableau / Tableau Quickstart is a one day hands-on, quick start 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 also learn how to combine them in interactive dashboards. Comprehensive hands-on exercises are integrated throughout to reinforce learning and develop real competency.
Available formats for this course
Duration1 day/8 hours of instruction
Starting at: $895
GSA Price: $670
Group Rate: $795
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Part 1: Simplifying and Sorting Your Data
- Data Filtering
- Creating Date Filters
Part 2: Organizing Your Data
- Using Groups
- Creating and Using Hierarchies
Part 3: Slicing Your Data by Date
- Working with Dates in Tableau
- Using Discrete Date Parts
- Defining a Fiscal Year
- Creating Custom Dates
Part 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
Part 5: Showing the Relationship between Numerical Values
- Creating Scatter Plots
- Using Sets
Part 6: Viewing Specific Values
- Creating Heat Maps
- Creating Crosstabs
- Creating Highlight Tables
- Grand Totals, Sub-Totals, and Changing Aggregation
Part 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
Part 8: Analyzing Data with Quick Table Calculations
- Using Quick Table Calculations
Part 9: Showing Breakdowns of the Whole
- Pie Charts and Parts of the Whole
- Creating Tree Maps
Part 10: Viewing Distributions
- Bins and Histograms
- Box and Whisker Plots
Part 11: Making Your Views Available
- Building Dashboards
- Dashboard Actions
- Tableau Users new to using the tool
- Tableau Users looking for a refresher of the basics or newer features.
- 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
- 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, treemaps, pie charts and bar charts, dual-axis, and combo charts with different mark types, box plots, highlight tables, and scatter plots