Comprehensive Tableau

TAB-103 (4 Days)
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Tableau Training Overview

Accelebrate’s Comprehensive Tableau training course teaches attendees the basic and advanced features of Tableau and how to use Tableau Desktop to quickly and comprehensively analyze and present data. Participants learn analytical techniques, best practices, and how to create dashboards that yield meaningful insights. Students then take their Tableau skills to the next level with advanced calculations, enhanced dashboard interactivity, and advanced analytics. 

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are taught as private, customized training for 3 or more attendees at our clients' sites worldwide. In addition, we offer live, private online classes for teams who may be in multiple locations or wish to save on travel costs. Please visit our client list for organizations for whom we have delivered onsite training. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private on-site or online training, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Tableau Training Objectives

All students will learn how to:

  • Apply the fundamentals of the tool
  • Use all the basic functionality to visualize their data
  • Connect to various data sources
  • Build a variety of basic charts
  • Combine insights into a useable dashboard  
  • Share and publish visualizations
  • Create complex calculations and dynamic parameters
  • Build a dashboard with powerful interactivity
  • Produce complex chart types
  • Apply advanced formatting and data visualization best practices
  • Slice and dice your data to mine for critical insights

Tableau Training Outline

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Introduction
Simple Data Connections and the Data Connection Interface
Understanding the Main Tableau Interface
Building Simple Visualizations
Saving Options
Understanding and Utilizing “Show Me”
Dimensions vs. Measures and How They Affect a Viz
  • What if We Wanted to Convert a Measure to a Dimension? How Would the Viz Change?
Continuous vs. Discrete Variables
Basic Dates
  • Setting the Fiscal Year
Basic Aggregations
Hierarchies
Sorting
Grouping
Formatting
  • Color
  • Size
  • Labels
  • Detail
  • Formatting Individual Elements vs. the Entire Sheet vs. the Entire Workbook
Building Your First Dashboard
Labeling, Annotations, Tooltips and Data Highlighting
  • Axis Labels
  • Annotations
  • Tooltips
Using the Data Highlighter
Quick Filters
Publishing and Sharing
Calculated Fields
Aggregate Calculations & Ratios
Logical Calculations
  • If/Then
  • IfNull
  • IsNull
  • ZN
Date Calculations
  • DateAdd
  • DateDiff
  • Today()
Parameters
  • Pre-defined Lists for Faster Filtering
  • Top N Filter
  • Reference Line Parameter
  • Swapping Dimensions or Measures in a View
Using Actions to Create Interactive Dashboards
  • Filter Actions
  • Highlight Actions
  • URL Actions
Combining Parameters and Actions: On Demand Charts
Advanced Chart Types (green is what they need)
  • Bar in Bar Chart
  • Bulletgraphs
  • Sparklines
  • Slope Charts
    • Building a Slope Chart with a Continuous Axis
    • Building a Slope Chart with a Discrete Axis (i.e. Rankings)
  • Pie Charts on Maps
  • Control Charts
  • Pareto Charts
Advanced Formatting & Dashboard Best Practices
  • Layout Containers/li>
  • Floating Elements
  • When to Use Which
  • Effective Dashboard Layouts
  • Layout Best Practices
    • Titles and Labeling
    • Color Choices
    • Do
    • Don’t
  • Guided Analytics
Advanced Tooltips
  • Text with formatting and dynamic data woven in
  • Viz in tooltip
Custom Shapes & Custom Color Palettes
Advanced Segmentation
  • Dynamic Sets
  • Top N Sets
  • Conditional Sets
  • Combined Sets
  • Set Actions
  • Clustering
Advanced Analytics
  • Reference Bands and Reference Distributions Explained
    • Reference bands
    • Reference Distributions
    • 60, 80% of Total, Percentiles;
    • Quantiles
    • Standard Deviation
  • Box Plots
  • Forecasting
Storypoints
To Publish a Workbook to Tableau Server
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

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Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

TAB-103

Duration:

4 Days

Prerequisites:

No prior experience is presumed.

Training Materials:

All Tableau training attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Microsoft Excel 2010 or later (2013 or later recommended) with the latest update installed
  • Internet access
  • Related data and lab files that Accelebrate would provide

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Accelebrate’s training classes are available for private groups of 3 or more people at your site or online anywhere worldwide.

Don't settle for a "one size fits all" public class! Have Accelebrate deliver exactly the training you want, privately at your site or online, for less than the cost of a public class.

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