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Tableau Course


The course helps you master the various aspects of Tableau Desktop 9 and gain skills such as building visualization, organizing data, and designing dashboards. You will also learn concepts of statistics, mapping, and data connection. The course includes 4 industry-based projects on retail and prepares you for Tableau Desktop 9 Qualified Associate certification. It is best suited for software developers, BI professionals, system and IT administrators.

    • Duration: 30 hrs
    • Timings: Week days 1-2 Hours per day (or) Weekends: 2-3 Hours per day
    • Method: Online/Classroom Training
    • Study Material: Soft Copy
    Why Tableau? Why Visualization?
      • Level Setting – Terminology
      • Getting Started – creating some powerful visualizations quickly
        The Tableau Product Line
      • Things you should know about Tableau
    Getting Started
    • Connecting to Data and introduction to data source concepts
    • Working with data files versus database servers
      Understanding the Tableau workspace
    • Dimensions and Measures
    • Tour of Shelves
    • Building Basic Views
    • Help Menu and Samples
    • Saving and Sharing your work
    Concepts and Options when Connecting to Data
    • Overview of other connection options
    • Joining multiple tables
    • Data Blending
    • Copy and Paste
    • Data Extracts
    • Publishing and Re-using Data Connections
    • Re-using and sharing data connections
    • Creating Views
    • Marks
    • Size and Transparency
    • Working with Dates
    • Dual Axis / Multiple Measures
    • Combo Charts with different mark types
    • Geographic Map
    • Page Trails
    • Heat Map
    • Density Chart
    • Scatter Plots
    • Pie Charts and Bar Charts
    • Small Multiples
    • Working with aggregate versus disaggregate data
    Getting Started with Calculated Fields
    • Working with String Functions
    • Basic Arithmetic Calculations
    • Date Math
    • Working with Totals
    • Custom Aggregations
    • Logic Statements
    • Options in Formatting your Visualization
      Working with Labels and Annotations
    • Effective Use of Titles and Captions
    • Introduction to Visual Best Practices
    • Combining multiple visualizations into a dashboard
    • Making your worksheet interactive by using actions and filters
    • An Introduction to Best Practices in Visualization
    Sharing Workbooks
    • Publish to Reader
    • Packaged Workbooks
    • Publish to Office
    • Publish to PDF
    • Publish to Tableau Server and Sharing over the Web
    Filtering, Sorting & Grouping
    • Advanced options for filtering and hiding
    • Understanding your many options for ordering and grouping your data: Sort, Groups, Bins, Sets
    • Understanding how all of these options inter-relate
    • Data Types and Roles
    • Dimension versus Measures
    • Data Types
    • Discrete versus Continuous
    • The meaning of pill colors
    • Database Joins
    • Data Blending
    • Working with the Data Engine / Extracts and scheduling
    • extract updates
    • Working with Custom SQL
    • Adding to Context
    • Switching to Direct Connection
    • Building meta data via shared Data Source connections
    • Working with Calculated Data and Statistics
      • A Quick Review of Basic Calculations
        Arithmetic Calculations
      • String Manipulation
      • Date Calculations
      • Quick Table Calculations
      • Custom Aggregations
      • Custom Calculated Fields
      • Logic and Conditional Calculations
      • Conditional Filters
      • Advanced Table Calculations
      • Understanding Scope and Direction
      • Calculate on Results of Table Calculations
        Complex Calculations
      • Difference From Average
      • Discrete Aggregations
      • Index to Ratios
      • Understanding where Calculations Occur
      • Reference / Trend Lines
      • Statistical Calculations
      • Summary Stats
      • Working with Dates and Times
      • Continuous versus Discrete Dates
      • Dates and Times
      • Reference Dates
      • Advanced Mapping
      • Fundamentals Review: Building basic maps
      • Fixing geographies
      • Geographic Fields
      • Built-in Demographics / Layering
      • WMS – working with a Web Map Service
        Importing Custom Geographies
      • Assigning Geographies to Non-Geographic fields
        Distance Calculations
      • Spatially Visualizing non-Geographic Data using background images
      • geo-coding
      Working with Parameters
      • Parameter Basics
      • Data types of parameters
      • Using parameters in calculated fields
      • Inputting parameter values and parameter control options
        Advanced Usage of Parameters
      • Using parameters for titles, field selections, logic statements, Top X

      Building Advanced Chart Types and Visualizations / Tips & Tricks

      • Bar in Bar
      • Box Plot
      • Bullet Chart
      • Custom Shapes
      • Gantt Chart
      • Heat Map
      • Pareto Chart
      • Spark Line
      • KPI Chart
      Best Practices in Formatting and
      • Visualizing
      • Formatting Tips
      • Drag to Legend
      • Edit Legend
      • Highlighting
      • Labeling
      • Working with Nulls
      • Annotations and Display Options
      Building Better Dashboards
      • Interactive Dashboards
      • Quick Filters
      • Dashboard Objects
      • Filter Actions
      • Highlighting and Actions
      • Performance
      • Publish to Web
      • Zones
      • Guided Analytics
      • Cascading Filters
      • Highlighting
      • Quick filter Options
      • Select then See Visual
      • Self-Populating Dashboards
      • Shortcuts
      • URL Actions
      Tableau Server
      • Complete basic installation of Tableau Server
      • Describe the functionality provided by Tableau Server and how it extends the power of Tableau Desktop to a broader audience
      • Describe how Tableau Server fits into the Tableau Product Suite and how the various products interact
      • Explain reasons for choosing Tableau Server
      • From an administrator’s perspective, describe how end-users interact with Tableau Server
      • Describe the functions of each of the components of Tableau Server
      • Describe the levels of security in Tableau Server and define how they are used
      • Manage users, groups, sites, and permissions in Tableau Server
      • Describe content structures within Tableau Server
      • Use the Tabadmin command line utility
    • Career oriented training.
    • One to One live interaction with a trainer.
    • Demo project end to end explanation.
    • Interview guidence with resume preparation.
    • Support with the trainer through E-mail.