Tableau Data Preparation

TAB-108 (2 Days)

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Tableau Training Overview

Accelebrate's Tableau Prep training course teaches participants how to use Tableau Prep, Tableau’s data preparation, data cleansing, and ETL tool. In this course, the participant will learn how to prep data into the right format for optimal efficiency while in Tableau. In addition, attendees will spend the last half of the second day working with their own unique data.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

Tableau Training Objectives

All students will learn to:

  • Use Tableau Prep
  • Overcome many of their thorniest data cleaning and preparation issues
  • Enable their Tableau analysis and visualization process to be smoother and easier
  • Ease data prep challenges

Tableau Training Outline

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Introduction
Preferred structure and layout of data in Tableau 
Introduction to the Tableau Prep workspace 
Data cleansing and preparation concepts, such as joins, unions, wildcard matches, fuzzy matching, and addressing nulls, irregularities and outliers 
When to do your data preparation in Tableau Prep vs. the normal Tableau Desktop 
Understand data sampling 
Connecting to and configuring data 
Exploring data 
Joining and unioning data 
Combining data 
Cleaning data 
  • Text replacement 
  • Removing punctuation, trimming extraneous whitespace, and other undesired characters 
  • Splitting fields 
  • Merging fields 
  • Addressing nulls 
  • Grouping and replacing values 
  • Text cleaning calculations 
Changing data types and data roles 
Filtering data 
  • Categorical filters 
  • Numeric filters 
  • Date filters 
Removing duplicates 
Shaping and pivoting data  
Aggregating Data 
Validating results 
Complex data cleaning tasks 
Best practices for data preparation and optimizing Tableau Prep 
Exporting to various Tableau formats and publishing to Tableau Server 
Automating Tableau Prep flows with Tableau Prep Conductor or the Command Line Interface (if desired) 
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

TAB-108

Duration:

2 Days

Prerequisites:

All students should have prior experience using Tableau, joining data in Tableau, and working with calculations.

Training Materials:

All Tableau training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Microsoft Excel 2010 or later (2013 or later recommended)
  • 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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