Tableau Visual Analytics Training

Course 1256

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation

In this Tableau Visual Analytics course, you will learn to empower your organization by utilizing self-service BI platforms to work with data analytics and gain access to critical business information.

Tableau Visual Analytics Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Tableau Visual Analytics Course Information

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Create interactive visualizations to deliver business insights
  • Extract business intelligence by adding value to your data
  • Integrate data from multiple heterogeneous sources
  • Generate Tableau maps for geographical data
  • Share a story using dashboards to highlight your discoveries
  • Learn to develop visualizations from data models that use real-time data
  • Build and publish interactive dashboards
  • Gain exposure to a broad range of data sources, including big data frameworks



Tableau Visual Analytics Course Outline

Employing visual analysis and analytics

  • Appreciating the impact of Big Data on visualization
  • Handling large volumes of data
  • Presenting visualizations to analysts and business users

Exploring Tableau

  • Utilizing the Tableau interface components
  • Distinguishing measures and dimensions
  • Generating basic visualizations

Accessing a single data source

  • Extracting data from Excel and text files
  • Pulling data from Microsoft Access

Working with marks and views

  • Applying different Views for finding value
  • Categorizing data with Marks

Graphing data

  • Constructing a histogram
  • Filtering to reduce the volume of data
  • Sorting to impose order
  • Organizing data by grouping

Modifying the Tableau data schema

  • Declaring data types
  • Aliasing column headings
  • Resolving issues with the Data Interpreter
  • Contrasting live connections versus extracts

Importing from multiple data sources

  • Reading Excel and text files
  • Integrating a Microsoft Access table
  • Executing a database join

Connecting to an enterprise database

  • Selecting data from a relational database
  • Consuming data from a big data framework

Combining data with joins and blends

  • Joining heterogeneous tables
  • Integrating sources by blending data

Leveraging visualization techniques

  • Generating Crosstabs and Pivot Tables
  • Establishing hierarchies and drilling down
  • Defining sets and subsets
  • Dividing the view into pages

Applying parameters

  • Slicing a view with filers
  • Specifying data with a selector

Charting with advanced features

  • Reviewing available chart templates
  • Employing combination charts
  • Exploiting trends and moving averages

Calculated fields

  • Formulating a calculation to enhance data
  • Identifying calculation types

Table calculations

  • Implementing quick table calculations
  • Editing table calculations for a refined data view
  • Creating a level of detail calculations

Mapping geographic data

  • Plotting latitude and longitude
  • Adding points manually

Surveying map types

  • Categorizing with the symbol map and filled map
  • Customizing regions with polygon maps

Authoring dashboards

  • Assembling dashboards from views
  • Linking the views for interaction

Narrating a story

  • Illustrating discoveries with a story
  • Capturing story points within the dashboards
  • Sharing your workbook
  • Publishing to the cloud
  • Deploying your workbook to Tableau Server
  • Administering the server

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Tableau Visual Analytics Course FAQs

A tool that allows you to create interactive dashboards to deliver business insights to a broad range of data sources.

No prerequisites are needed for this course.

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want, including online training.

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