Tableau Desktop I: Fundamentals (2 days)

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 digital student resources folder containing Tableau workbooks and data sources to support the hands-on activities.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Connect to your data.
  • Edit and save a data source.
  • Understand Tableau terminology.
  • Use the Tableau interface / paradigm to effectively create powerful visualisations.
  • Create basic calculations including basic arithmetic calculations, custom aggregations and ratios, date math, and quick table calculations.
  • Represent your data using the following visualisation types:
    • Cross tabs
    • Geographic maps
    • Heat maps
    • Tree maps
    • Pie charts and bar charts
  • Build dashboards to share visualisations.