Introduction to Qlik Sense: Creating Data Visualizations


Course Number: QLIK-100

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Beginning Qlik Overview

This instructor-led Introduction to Creating Data Visualizations with Qlik Sense training class starts by teaching attendees how to load data and build a simple data model. Students then create a variety of data visualizations, including pie charts, bar charts, scatter plot charts, and more.  Attendees master a step-by-step process for producing a polished and professional-looking Qlik Sense visualization.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Introduce new users to Qlik Sense
  • Create a simple data model by connecting to spreadsheets
  • Leverage data blending tools to clean data
  • Generate various visualizations, including KPIs, Charts, Filter planes, and more

Prerequisites

Students must have familiarity with basic reporting in Excel. This course is appropriate for non-technical users.

Outline

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Introduction
Using Qlik Sense to Analyze Data
  • The Qlik Sense platform and app
  • Basic components in visualizations
  • Selections and selection states
  • Search types and Insight Advisor
  • Stories to narrate your insights
  • Data Prep for Qlik Sense
  • Adding data
  • Managing data
  • Data review
  • Data associations
  • Visual data preparation
  • Defining the business logic
  • Reusable items and the object library
Qlik Sense Visualizations
  • Human perception
  • Why visualizations?
  • Data classification and representation
  • Guidelines for designers
  • Qlik Sense Visualizations
  • Additional Qlik Sense objects
  • Visualizations and object properties
Different Visualizations in Qlik Sense
  • GeoAnalytics, maps, and map properties
  • Other visualizations and extensions
  • Visual aspects: color, order, and shape
  • Dynamic calculations and conditions
  • Using variables
Handling Data Selections
  • Controlling data selection benefits
  • Saving predefined selections
  • Defining alternate selection state
  • Defining and working with data sets in expressions
Using Storytelling
  • Storytelling and its benefits
  • Qlik Stories and its components
  • Prepare the app for others
  • Responsive design
  • Styling and branding an app
  • Publishing and sharing
  • Active analysis
Conclusion

Training Materials

All Qlik training students receive documentation for the detailed exercises they complete in the class and sample solutions.

Software Requirements

A modern browser (i.e., Chrome, Edge, Firefox) to access the environment.  Having a dual monitor is recommended but not required. 



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