Advanced Tableau Techniques Training

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Yes, this class can be tailored to meet your specific training needs.
Yes, we provide consulting services.
Yes, group discounts are provided.

Course Description

 
This course is intended for those who need to use Tableau Desktop to build complex visuals and dashboards to present information or to monitor data about their organization. Course Description
Course Length: 2 Days
Course Tuition: $1090 (US)

Prerequisites

Prior to attending this course, you must understand the fundamentals of using Tableau Desktop (any version) or have attended the Working with Tableau - Fundamentals course.

Course Outline

 
This course enables participants to create complex visualizations and to combine them into interactive dashboards to share with others.
 
Course Topics
 
• Data Connection Options
• Calculations
• Parameters
• Complex Visualizations
• Statistical Visual Analysis
• Best Practices for Building Dashboards
• Performance Summary
 
Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Select the best method to work with multiple data sources
• Create complex visuals using calculations and parameters
• Apply best practices to improve the layout and aesthetics of dashboards
 
Course Outline
 
I. DATA CONNECTION OPTIONS
A. Data Preparation ...New!
B. Extracts
1. Default – No Options Set
2. Customized
C. Data Joins
D. New Union ...New!
E. Custom SQL
F. Data Blending
G. Using Clipboard
H. How Tableau handles Database Changes
I. Automatic Updates
 
II. CALCULATIONS
A. Row-Level Calculations
B. Aggregate-Level Calculations
C. Table Calculations
1. Percent Difference
2. Moving Average Calculation
3. Difference From Average
4. Index
5. Size
 
III. WORKING WITH PARAMETERS
A. Dynamic Measure Selection
B. Dynamic Reference Lines
 
IV. COMPLEX VISUALIZATIONS
A. Maps
1. Smart Maps... New!
2. Map Options
3. Custom Maps
B. Bar in Bar
C. Bullet Graph
D. Box Plot
E. Pareto
F. Sparkline
G. Top N Within a Category
 
V. STATISTICAL VISUAL ANALYSIS
A. Reference Bands
B. Reference Distributions
 
VI. BUILDING DASHBOARDS
A. Best Practices
B. Using Layout Containers
 
VII. GENERATING A PERFORMANCE SUMMARY... New Content!

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