Course Details
$499 6 seats left
Start Date:
Online Classroom
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
System Requirements:

You will need a reliable Internet connection as well as a computer or device with which you can access your virtual class. We recommend you arrive to class 5-10 minutes early to ensure you're able to set up your device and connection.

Class Delivery:

This class will be held via Zoom unless otherwise specified.

What you'll learn in this data visualization training:

Find out how to build effective visualizations and dashboards. Learn how to quickly connect to data sources; build useful calculations; build data visualizations including bar & line charts, geographic maps, scatter plots, dual axis charts, and tables; build dashboards; share with others. Learn how to create and present stories.

Course Outline

1. Getting Started with Tableau

  • Tour and Terminology
  • Connecting to data

2. Creating Data Visualizations

  • Text table, Highlight table, Area chart
  • Line & Bar charts
  • Sorting & Filtering data
  • Formatting data
  • Working with Date Fields
  • Calculated Fields

3. More on Connecting to Data

  • Data Interpreter
  • Understanding Joins

4. Working with Maps

  • Assigning a Geographic Role
  • Maps with Grouping

5. Creating Dashboards

  • Best Practices for Dashboard design
  • Formatting Dashboards
  • Floating vs. Tiled objects
  • Making your Dashboard interactive

6. Share your insights with a Story

  • Recap on building Visualizations
  • Use those Visualizations in a Dashboard
  • Create Story Points from your Dashboard
  • Explore Layout Options and present your Story

7. Sharing

  • Tableau Server, Tableau Online, Tableau Public
  • Tableau Reader, Print to PDF

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
In order to receive a refund for a class, you must notify us at least four business days in advance of the first class date of your intention to cancel. 

To reschedule a class, notify us at least four business days in advance of the first class date.
Start Dates (2)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time TBD 1 $499
6:30pm - 9:30pm Central Time TBD 2 $499
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Mar 09 6:30pm - 9:30pm Central Time TBD

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