Tableau Desktop Training – Fundamentals

TAB01 – an introductory training course on tableau dashboards

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Introduction

This training course is designed for those who have a basic understanding of Tableau Desktop and wish to gain further insight into the fundamental techniques and concepts. Attendees will be taught how to create a whole host of visualisations using Tableau desktop, which will enable the creation of interactive dashboards to effortlessly analyse data.

No matter what your background, if you work with data and want to visualise it quickly and effectively then this is the course for you. Become a proficient Tableau Desktop user in just two days with the Fundamental Tableau Training course.

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Tableau Training – Fundamentals Content:

Duration: 2 Days

Tableau Desktop Basics

  • The Tableau Product Line
  • Key terminology
  • Icons/visual cue
  • Getting started
  • Dimensions/measures

Connecting to Data

  • Creating a Live Data Connection
  • Saving/editing a Data Source
  • Metadata Grid
  • Sharing a Data Source
  • Exporting to an image file
  • Exporting data only
  • Changes to data
  • Sharing options

Filtering and Sorting Data

  • Filtering data
  • Creating data filters
  • Sorting data

Organising Data

  • Using groups
  • Creating hierarchies
  • Using hierarchies

Working with Dates

  • Slicing data by date
  • Defining discrete and continuous dates
  • Using discrete date parts
  • Defining a fiscal year
  • Creating custom dates

Using Multiple Measures in a View

  • Using Measure Values and Measure Names
  • Creating Combo Charts
  • Creating Combined or Shared Axis Charts
  • Creating Dual Axis Charts

Showing the relationship between Numerical Values

  • Creating Scatter Plots
  • Creating Sets
  • Using Sets

Mapping Data Geographically

  • Mapping in Tableau
  • Geographic Mapping
  • Background Maps and Layers
  • Navigation and Selection in Maps

Using Specific Values

  • Creating Heat Maps
  • Creating Crosstabs
  • Creating Grand Totals, Sub-Totals and Changing Aggregation

Customising Data

  • Calculation Types
  • Creating Calculated Fields
  • Strings, Dates and Type Conversation Functions

Quick Table Calculations

  • Creating Quick Table Calculations
  • Running Totals
  • Displaying Year over Year Change
  • Using Rank

Showing Breakdowns of the Whole

  • Pie Charts and Parts of the Whole
  • Creating Tree Maps

Viewing Distributions

  • Bins and Histograms
  • Box Plots
  • Whisker Plots

Highlighting Data with Reference Lines

  • Using Reference Lines
  • Reference Bands
  • Using the Analytics Pane
  • Instant Analytics

Making your Views Available

  • Dashboards
  • Dashboard Actions

Tableau Desktop Training – Fundamentals Goals:

To enable the delegates to begin visualising data through dashboards created using Tableau software.

Tableau Desktop Training – Fundamentals Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for this tableau training course.

Tableau Training – Fundamentals Audience:

This Tableau course is designed for report and dashboard developers.

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