Tableau Software

Program Description: This course is designed to teach you how to use Tableau for data visualization. It is for anyone who works with data – regardless of technical or analytical background. This course is designed to help you understand and use the important concepts and techniques in Tableau to move from simple to complex visualizations and learn how to combine them in interactive dashboards. This course covers key concepts on each topic covered and hands-on activities to reinforce the skills and knowledge attained.

Learning Objectives:

You will learn to connect to your data, edit and save a data source, understand Tableau terminology, use the Tableau interface / paradigm to effectively create powerful visualizations and create in depth calculations.

– Preparing Tableau and connecting to data (4 hours)

– Build advanced chart types and visualizations. (4 hours)

– Build complex calculations to manipulate your data. (4 hours)

– Use statistical techniques to analyze your data. (4 hours)

– Use parameters and input controls to give users control over certain values. (4 hours)

– Implement advanced geographic mapping techniques and use custom images and geocoding to build spatial visualizations of non-geographic data. (4 hours)

– Prep your data for analysis. (4 hours)

– Combine data sources using data blending. (4 hours)

– Make your visualizations perform as well as possible using the Data Engine, extracts, efficient connection methods, and data connection best practices. (4 hours)

– Build better dashboards using techniques for guided analytics, interactive dashboard design, and visual best practices. (4 hours)

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED, or pass the ability to benefit (ATB) test. In order to determine ability to benefit, the Wonderlic Basic Skills test will be given to all students who do not have a High School Diploma or GED.

Occupational Objectives:

Successful graduates will be employable as Database Administration professionals. (DOT Code 039.162-010)