Tableau Desktop II (Intermediate Tableau Desktop)

QuickStart to Using Core Tableau Data and Reporting Functions

Geared for experienced Tableau, Intermediate Tableau | Tableau Desktop II is a two-day, lab intensive hands-on course that provides participants with the skills required to move from simple to complex visualizations, and to combine them in interactive dashboards.

All course labs and solutions, data sets, Tableau software, detailed courseware, lab guides and resources (as applicable) are provided for attendees 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. 

2 days/16 hours of instruction
Public Classroom Pricing


GSA Price: $1270

Group Rate: $1595

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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

This is an intermediate course: Students have a background in using Tableau or have previously attended:

  • Introduction to Tableau / Tableau Jumpstart (2 Days)
  • Tableau Desktop Fundamentals (2 Days)

  • Work in a hands-on learning environment led by our expert facilitator, and understand Tableau teminology
  • 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 data source such as field addition, deletion or name changes.
  • Share visualizations with others.
  • Combine visualizations into Interactive Dashboards and publish them to the web.
  • Represent data using the following visualization types including: Cross tabs, Heat maps, Distribution charts, Tree maps, Pie and Bar Charts, Dual axis and combo charts with different mark ty

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.

Tableau Desktop II (Intermediate Tableau Desktop) Schedule


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Oct 16th - 17th, 2023
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM ET

Live Online

Dec 11th - 12th, 2023
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM ET

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