TB202: Tableau Data Visualization
Tableau Fundamentals serves the beginner to intermediate Tableau user, targeted towards anyone who works with data – regardless of technical or analytical background. This course helps you implement important concepts and techniques in Tableau. Move from simple to complex visualizations and combine them in interactive dashboards.
Duration: 12 Hours (4* 3H)
Prerequisites: DB101; TSQL
This course includes a workbook containing key concepts on each topic covered and hands-on activities to reinforce the skills and knowledge attained. It also includes a flash drive containing supporting workbooks and data sources for the activities.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
+ Connect to your data.
+ Understand Tableau terminology.
+ Use the Tableau interface / paradigm to effectively create powerful visualizations.
+ Create basic calculations including string manipulation, basic arithmetic calculations, custom aggregations and ratios, date math, logic statements and quick table calculations.
+ Represent your data using various vizualtion types:
– Crosstabs – Scatter plots
– Geographic maps – Pie and bar charts
– Motion charts – Bins and histograms
– Heat maps – Density charts
– Tree maps – Highlight tables
– Different mark types on dual axis/combo charts
– Drill down/drill across on dashboards
+ Use statistical techniques to describe your data.
+ Use groups, bins, hierarchies, sorts, sets, and filters to create focused and effective visualizations.
+ Use Measure Name and Measure Value fields to create visualizations with multiple measures and dimensions.
+ Handle changes in your data source such as field addition, deletion or name changes.
+ Share your visualizations with others.
+ Combine your visualizations into interactive dashboards and publish them to the web
+ Tableau Desktop and the Tableau Product Line
+ Application Terminology
+ Visual Cues for Fields
Connecting to Data
+ Creating a Live Data Connection
+ Saving a Data Source
+ Sharing a Data Source
+ Understanding Changes to Data
+ Other Data Connection Options in Tableau
Creating Basic Visualizations
+ Getting Started in Tableau Desktop
+ Elements of a Visualization
+ Formatting Your View
Simplifying and Sorting Your Data
+ Data Filtering
Organizing your Data
+ Using Groups
+ Creating and Using Hierarchies
+ Creating a Combined Field
+ Using Sets
Slicing your Data by Date
+ Working with Dates
+ Using Discrete Date Parts
+ Creating Date Filters
+ Defining a Fiscal Year
+ Creating Custom Dates
Using Multiple Measures on the Same Axis
+ Comparing Views with Multiple Measures
+ Using Measure Values and Measure Names
+ Combo Charts
+ Combined or Shared Axis Charts
+ Creating Dual Axis Charts
Showing the Relationship between Numerical Values
+ Options for Showing Numerical Relationships
+ Creating Scatter Plots
+ Creating Heat Maps
Mapping Data Geographically
+ Mapping in Tableau
+ Geographic Mapping
+ Bins and Histograms
Viewing Specific Values
+ Creating Crosstabs
+ Creating Highlight Tables
+ Grand Totals, Sub-totals, and Changing Aggregation
Customizing your Data
+ Calculation Types
+ Creating Calculated Fields
+ Using Logic Statements
+ Type Conversions and Date Calculations
+ Using Quick Table Calculations
+ Calculations and Aggregations
Using Parameters for Dynamic Values
Showing Breakdowns of the Whole
+ Pie Charts and Parts of the Whole
+ Creating Tree Maps
Highlighting Data with Reference Lines
+ Using Reference Lines and Reference Bands
Showing Data History
+ Creating Motion Charts
Making Your Views Available
+ Building Dashboards
+ Dashboard Actions
+ Using Drill Downs
Sharing Your Work
+ Export to an Image File
+ Exporting the Data Only
+ Other Sharing Options