Tableau Business Intelligence
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COURSE COST: $895.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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Tableau is a software tool that can speed up data analysis through its rich visualization capabilities, and help uncover insights for better and smarter decision making.

In this 2 day course you will:

Become familiar with the Tableau interface
Build basic to more advanced charts with step-by-step recipes
Use filters, calculated fields, parameters, and actions to add interactivity to charts and dashboards
Prepare and transform data for analysis using Tableauís built-in tools and functions
Create effective and compelling dashboards and story points
Leverage Tableauís mapping capabilities to visualize location and shape data
Integrate analytics and forecasting to enhance data analysis
Get to know tips and tricks to work more quickly and effectively in Tableau
Increase your confidence and competence in creating rich, interactive visualizations in Tableau


Business, data, and analytics professionals who want to build rich interactive visualizations using Tableau.

Build beautiful, interactive dashboards and visualizations in Tableau 10 that help you make informed decisions

Familiarity with previous versions of Tableau would be helpful, but is not necessary.


*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware $ 126 required in your registration. Please refer to your Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us at or 207-775-0244. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. If the minimum is not met than this class may run as a live online class.


Basic Charts
Creating a bar chart
Creating a stacked bar chart
Creating a line chart
Creating a scatter plot
Creating a heat map
Creating a text table (crosstab)
Creating a hightlight table
Creating an area chart and a pie chart
Creating a bubble chart
Creating a word cloud
Creating a tree map

Advanced Charts
Creating a histogram
Creating a small multiple chart
Creating a shared axis chart
Creating a combo chart (dual axis chart)
Creating a bullet chart
Creating a bar in bar chart, donut chart
Creating a unit chart, Creating a box and whisker chart
Creating a sparkline with indicators
Creating a KPI text table
Creating a waterfall chart
Creating a population pyramid

Interactivity, Introduction
Creatinga motion chart
Creating a dynamic column/row trellis chart
Creating a top/bottom N filter
Comparing one to everything else
Dynamically displaying dimensions
Dynamically displaying and sorting measures
Creating a custom date period filter

Dashboards and Story Points
Dashboards and Story Points
Creating a filter action
Creating a highlight action
Creating a URL action
Creating an Infographic-like dashboard
Creating story points

Maps and Geospatial Visualization
Maps and Geospatial Visualization
Adding data layers to map
Creating custom territories
Working with Web Map Service (WMS)
Using path to display movement in map
Mapping custom polygons
Importing custom geocoding
Using a custom image background

Adding a constant line
Adding a trend line
Using a reference line
Adding a reference band
Performing cluster analysis
Performing linear regression with R

Data Preparation
Data Preparation
Using the Data Interpreter and pivot
using the legacy Jet driver
using schema.ini to resolve data type issues
Pivoting columns
Using union
Using join
Using blend

Calculated Fields Primer
Calculated Fields Primer
Different ways to create calculated fields
Calculated field windows
Functions in Tableau
Function syntax
Word of caution
Different types of calculated fields
Dealing with NULLs