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Tableau Desktop - Fundamentals


TAB01 - An introduction Training to Tableau Dashboards

Introduction

Designed for the beginner to intermediate level, Tableau Fundamentals is for anyone who works with data – regardless of technical or analytical background.This course teaches the important concepts and techniques used in Tableau Desktop. Attendees will learn how to build a wide variety of visualisations, combining them into interactive dashboards.

Designed for the beginner to intermediate level, Tableau Fundamentals is for anyone who works with data – regardless of technical or analytical background.This course teaches the important concepts and techniques used in Tableau Desktop. Attendees will learn how to build a wide variety of visualisations, combining them into interactive dashboards.
Designed for the beginner to intermediate level, Tableau Fundamentals is for anyone who works with data – regardless of technical or analytical background.This course teaches the important concepts and techniques used in Tableau Desktop. Attendees will learn how to build a wide variety of visualisations, combining them into interactive dashboards.
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Duration: 2 days

Tableau Basics for Desktop

  • The Tableau Product Line
  • Key Terminology
  • Icons and visual cues
  • Getting started
  • Dimensions & Measures 
 
Connecting to Data
  • Creating a Live Data Connection
  • Saving and Editing a Data Source
  • Metadata Grid
  • Sharing a Data Source
  • Exporting to an image file
  • Exporting Data only
  • Changes to the Data
  • Sharing Options
Filtering and Sorting Data
  • Filtering Data
  • Creating Date 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

To enable the delegate to start to visualise their data using the Tableau software.

This training course is designed for Report and dashboard developers.