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.


    1 day/8 hours of instruction
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    Starting at: $895(USD)

    GSA Price: $671.25

    Group Rate: $795

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    Part 1: Simplifying and Sorting Your Data

    1. Data Filtering
    2. Creating Date Filters
    3. Sorting

    Part 2: Organizing Your Data

    1. Using Groups
    2. Creating and Using Hierarchies

    Part 3: Slicing Your Data by Date

    1. Working with Dates in Tableau
    2. Using Discrete Date Parts
    3. Defining a Fiscal Year
    4. Creating Custom Dates

    Part 4: Using Multiple Measures in a View

    1. Using Measure Values and Measure Names in a View
    2. Combo Charts
    3. Combined or Shared Axis Charts
    4. Creating Dual Axis Charts

    Part 5: Showing the Relationship between Numerical Values

    1. Creating Scatter Plots
    2. Using Sets

    Part 6: Viewing Specific Values

    1. Creating Heat Maps
    2. Creating Crosstabs
    3. Creating Highlight Tables
    4. Grand Totals, Sub-Totals, and Changing Aggregation

    Part 7: Customizing Your Data

    1. Calculation Types
    2. Parts of a Calculated Field
    3. Options for Creating Calculated Fields
    4. Strings, Dates, and Type Conversion Functions
    5. Calculations and Aggregations

    Part 8: Analyzing Data with Quick Table Calculations

    1. Using Quick Table Calculations

    Part 9: Showing Breakdowns of the Whole

    1. Pie Charts and Parts of the Whole
    2. Creating Tree Maps

    Part 10: Viewing Distributions

    1. Bins and Histograms
    2. Box and Whisker Plots

    Part 11: Making Your Views Available

    1. Building Dashboards
    2. 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

    A full refund will be issued for class cancellations made at least 10 business days before the course begins. Payment is nonrefundable for cancellations or reschedules made within 10 business days from the course start date and for No Shows (students who do not attend class).  For reschedules made within 10 business days from the course start date, students must reschedule immediately for the same course, up to a maximum of six months from the original date.  A student may only reschedule one time.

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