Tableau 10 Bootcamp
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COURSE LENGTH: 5 Days

COURSE COST: $2495.00

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

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COURSE OVERVIEW

Tableau is a leading visual analytics software that can uncover insights for better and smarter decision-making. Tableau has an uncanny ability to beautify your data, compared to other BI tools, which makes it an ideal choice for performing fast and easy visual analysis.

In this 5 day fast-paced Bootcamp you will build your understanding of Tableau 10 in no time. You will increase your competence in integrating analytics and forecasting to enhance data analysis during the course.

Each lesson presents core concepts and key takeaways about a topic in Tableau and provides a series of hands-on exercises.

What You Will Learn:
Complete practical Tableau tasks with each lesson
Build different types of charts in Tableau with ease
Extend data using calculated fields and parameters
Prepare and refine data for analysis
Create engaging and interactive dashboards
Present data effectively using story points

AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES

While there are no pre-requisites for this course, the rapid pace of this class favors those students who learn new concepts quickly, or have previous experience with data analysis and business intelligence

  

*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. Please refer to your Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us at learn@vtec.org 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.

COURSE TOPICS:


Creating Your First Visualization and Dashboard
Creating Your First Visualization and Dashboard
Connecting to data
Foundations for building visualizations
Visualizing data
Creating bar charts
Line charts
Creating geographic visualizations
Using Show Me
Bringing everthing together in a dashboard

Interactivity
Interactivity
Creating a motion chart
Creating a dynamic column/row trellis chart
Creating a top/bottom N filter
Comparing one to everthing else
Dynamically displaying dimensions
Dynamically displaying and sorting measures

Moving from Foundational to More Advanced Visualizations
Moving from Foundational to More Advanced Visualizations
Comparing values across different dimensions
visualizing dates and times
Relating parts of the data to the whole
Visualizing distributions
Visualizing multiple axes to compare different measures

Dashboards and Story Points
Dashboards and Story Points
Creating a filter action
Creatinga URL action
Creating an infographic-like dashboard
Creating story points

Data Preparation
Data Preparation
Using the Data Interpreter and pivots
Using the legacy Jet driver
Using schema.ini to resolve data type issues
Pivoting columns
using unions, Using joins, Using blends

Using Row-Level, Aggregate, and Level of Detail Calculations
Using Row-Level, Aggregate, and Level of Detail Calculations
Creating and editing calculations
Level of detail calculations
Parameters
Ad hoc calculations
Performance considerations

Table Calculations
Table Calculations
Overview of table calculations
Quick table calculations
Relative versus fixed
Scope and direction
Addressing and partitioning
Advanced addressing and partitioning
Custom table calculations
Data densification

Formatting Visualizations to Look Great and Work Well
Formatting Visualizations to Look Great and Work Well
Formatting considerations
Understanding how formatting works in Tableau
Adding value to visualizations

Advanced Visualizations, Techniques, Tips, and Tricks
Advanced Visualizations, Techniques, Tips, and Tricks
Advanced visualizations
Sheet swapping and dynamic dashboards
Advanced mapping techniques
Using bacground images
Animation

Sharing Your Data Story
Sharing Your Data Story
Presenting, printing, and exporting
Sharing with users
Sharing with users of Tableau Server, Tableau Online , and Tableau Public
Additional distribution options using Tableau Server