EncartaLabs

Tableau Desktop

( Duration: 3 Days )

Tableau Desktop training course teaches concepts, techniques, and shortcuts to create Tableau data visualization competency in the shortest amount of time possible.

By attending Tableau Desktop workshop, attendees will learn to:

  • Connect to data.
  • Edit and save a data source.
  • Understand Tableau terminology.
  • Use the Tableau interface / paradigm to effectively create powerful visualizations.
  • Create basic calculations including basic arithmetic calculations, custom aggregations and ratios, date math, and quick table calculations.
  • Build advanced chart types and visualizations.
  • Build complex calculations to manipulate data.
  • Use statistical techniques to analyze data.
  • Use parameters and input controls to give users control over certain values.
  • Implement advanced geographic mapping techniques and use custom images and geocoding to build spatial visualizations of non-geographic data.
  • Prep data for analysis.
  • Combine data sources using data blending.
  • Combine data from multiple tables in the same data source using joins.
  • Make visualizations perform as well as possible by using the Data Engine, extracts, and efficient connection methods.
  • Build better dashboards using techniques for guided analytics, interactive dashboard design, and visual best practices.
  • Implement efficiency tips and tricks

Tableau Desktop class is designed as an overview for those who need to quickly learn the breadth of Tableau Desktop and Server offerings. The course is also appropriate for those considering a jumpstart to author interactive dashboards adhering to best practices of visual analytics.

COURSE AGENDA

1

Introduction

  • Basic concepts
  • Dimensions & Measures
  • Tableau user interface
2

Connecting to data

  • Options for data connection
  • Dealing with data changes
  • Reusing & sharing data connection
  • Working with multiple connections
3

Simplifying, Sorting & Organizing data

  • 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
4

Slicing data by date

  • Working with Dates
  • Date aggregations and date parts
5

Using multiple measures in a view

6

Showing the relationship between numerical values

7

Viewing specific values

8

Working with single data sources

9

Customizing data

10

Using calculations in Tableau

11

Analyzing data with quick table calculations

12

Advanced table calculations

13

Highlighting data with reference lines

14

Creating and using parameters

15

Mapping data geographically

16

Showing breakdowns of the whole

17

Comparing measures against a goal

18

Defining subsets of data

19

Viewing distributions

20

Statistics and forecasting

21

Making views available

Encarta Labs Advantage

  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 4,000 Modules on a variety of subjects
  • All courses are delivered by Industry Veterans
  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
  • Trained more than 50,000 Corporate executives across the Globe
  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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