Tableau Online Training

Tableau Course Content

    Introduction and Overview

  • Why Tableau? Why Visualization?
  • Level Setting – Terminology
  • Getting Started – creating some powerful visualizations quickly
  • The Tableau Product Line
  • Things you should know about Tableau
  • Getting Started

  • Connecting to Data and introduction to data source concepts
    • Working with data files versus database servers
  • Understanding the Tableau workspace
  • Dimensions and Measures
  • Using Show Me!
  • Tour of Shelves (How shelves and marks work)
  • Building Basic Views
  • Help Menu and Samples
  • Saving and Sharing your work
  • Concepts and Options when Connecting to Data

  • Overview of other connection options
    • Joining multiple tables
    • Copy and Paste
    • Data Extracts
    • Custom SQL
    • Publishing and Re-using Data Connections
  • Understand how to deal with data changes in your data source such as field addition, Deletion or name change
  • Re-using and sharing data connections – the concept of meta data
  • Working with multiple connections in the same workbook
  • Analysis

      Creating Views

    • Marks
    • Size and Transparency
    • Highlighting
    • Working with Dates
    • Date aggregations and date parts
    • Discrete versus Continuous
    • Dual Axis / Multiple Measures
    • Combo Charts with different mark types
    • Geographic Map
    • Page Trails
    • Heat Map
    • Density Chart
    • Scatter Plots
    • Pie Charts and Bar Charts
    • Small Multiples
    • Working with aggregate versus disaggregate data
    • Analyzing

    • Sorting & Grouping
    • Aliases
    • Filtering and Quick Filters
    • Cross-Tabs (Pivot Tables)
    • Totals and Subtotals
    • Drilling and Drill Through
    • Aggregation and Disaggregation
    • Percent of Total
    • Working with Statistics and Trend lines

    Getting Started with Calculated Fields

  • Working with String Functions
  • Basic Arithmetic Calculations
  • Date Math
  • Working with Totals
  • Custom Aggregations
  • Logic Statements
  • Formatting

  • Options in Formatting your Visualization
  • Working with Labels and Annotations
  • Effective Use of Titles and Captions
  • Introduction to Visual Best Practices
  • Working with Data

  • Data Types and Roles
    • Dimension versus Measures
    • Data Types
    • Discrete versus Continuousv
    • The meaning of pill colors
  • Database Joins
  • Working with the Data Engine / Extracts and scheduling extract updates
  • Working with Custom SQL
  • Switching to Direct Connection
  • Building meta data via shared Data Source connections
  • OLAP considerations (Overview)
  • Building Interactive Dashboards

  • Combining multiple visualizations into a dashboard
  • Making your worksheet interactive by using actions and filters
  • An Introduction to Best Practices in Visualization
  • Sharing Workbooks

  • Publish to Reader
  • Packaged Workbooks
  • Publish to PDF
  • Publish to Tableau Server and Sharing over the Web
  • Putting it all together

  • Scenario-based Review Exercises
  • Best Practices
  • Security

  • Manage users, groups, sites, and permissions in Tableau Server
    • Add, edit, and delete user accounts

    Where to get Further Assistance

  • The Help File / Manual
  • Knowledge base
  • Forums
  • Whitepapers & Books
  • Technical Support

 

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