Exploring Tableau Desktop Level 1 Training

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Yes, this class can be tailored to meet your specific training needs.
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Course Description

This two-day instructor led course will introduce Tableau Desktop software to help you quickly and creatively visualize data from both on premise and cloud data sources. Students will identify appropriate chart and data visualization types for specific data source scenarios, design fundamental charts and graphs, create introductory calculations, generate basic geographic maps, and combine multiple worksheets into an interactive dashboard or data story. Participants DO NOT need an IT background to be successful with Tableau.
Course Length: 2 Days
Course Tuition: $1090 (US)


Participants should have a basic familiarity with introductory data source concepts (tables, rows/columns, records/fields.

Course Outline

Tableau and Data Visualization
       - What is Data Visualization
       - Analyze Existing Tableau Workbooks
       - Create a New Workbook
       - Using Show Me
       - Sharing Tableau Workbooks
      - Keep Only and Exclude
      - The Filters Shelf
      - Interactive Filters
      - Filter Scope
      Geographic Mapping
      - Geographic Dimensions/Geocoding
      - Latitude/Longitude Combined with Background Maps
      - Symbol Maps
      - Filled Maps
      - Map Layers
      Date/Time Analysis
       - Navigating Date Hierarchies
       - Discrete/Continuous Dates
       - Date Filters
      Customized Calculations
      - Ad-Hoc Versus the Calculation Editor
      - Parts of Calculated Fields
      - Calculated Field Data Types
      - Aggregation Options
      Quick Table Calculations
      - “Second Pass” Table Calculations
      - Table Calculation Scope and Direction 
      Interactive Dashboards
      - Setting Dashboard Size
      - Adding Worksheets
      - Customizing Legend and Filter Appearance
      - Dashboard Interactivity
      Guided Analysis with Stories
      - Setting Story Size
      - Adding Worksheets, Dashboards,
       and Text to Story Points
       Exploring Tableau Desktop (Level 1)
     - Modifying Sheet State
     - Formatting Stories
      Customizing the Data Source
       - Joining Tables
       - Data Pane Customization
       - Saving Custom Data Sources
      Additional Chart Types
      - Measure Names/Measure Values
      - Show Me Charts
        § Text Tables
        § Heat Maps
        § Horizontal Bar
        § Stacked Bar
        § Side-By-Side Bar
        § Treemap
        § Circle View
        § Lines
        § Dual Combination
        § Scatter Plot
        § Histogram
        § Box and Whisker Plot
        § Gantt View
        § Bullet Graph
        § Packed Bubble
Final Project

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