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 organisation by utilising 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 Benefits

Create interactive visualisations to deliver business insights

Extract business intelligence by adding value to your data

Integrate data from multiple heterogeneous sources

Generate Tableau maps for geographical dataShare a story using dashboards to highlight your discoveries

Learn to develop visualisations 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

Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

Tableau Visual Analytics Course Outline

Employing visual analysis and analytics

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

Exploring Tableau

  • Utilising the Tableau interface components
  • Distinguishing measures and dimensions
  • Generating basic visualisations

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
  • Categorising data with Marks

Graphing data

  • Constructing a histogram
  • Filtering to reduce the volume of data
  • Sorting to impose order
  • Organising 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 visualisation 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

  • Categorising with the symbol map and filled map
  • Customising 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.