Introduction to Tableau/Tableau Quickstart is a one day hands-on, Quickstart to Tableau course geared for attendees new to using the tool, or for those who want a refresher of the basics or newer features. Ideal attendees would be beginner Tableau users who want to quickly get up to speed with intermediate-level Tableau features and functions. Students will leave this course armed with the required skills to leverage the important concepts and techniques in Tableau to move from simple to complex visualizations. Students will also learn how to combine them in interactive dashboards. Comprehensive hands-on exercises are integrated throughout to reinforce learning and develop real competency.

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Detailed Class Syllabus

Simplifying and Sorting Your Data

Data Filtering
Creating Date Filters

Organizing Your Data

Using Groups
Creating and Using Hierarchies

Slicing Your Data by Date

Working with Dates in Tableau
Using Discrete Date Parts
Defining a Fiscal Year
Creating Custom Dates

Using Multiple Measures in a View

Using Measure Values and Measure Names in a View
Combo Charts
Combined or Shared Axis Charts
Creating Dual Axis Charts

Showing the Relationship between Numerical Values

Creating Scatter Plots
Using Sets

Viewing Specific Values

Creating Heat Maps
Creating Crosstabs
Creating Highlight Tables
Grand Totals, Sub-Totals, and Changing Aggregation

Customizing Your Data

Calculation Types
Parts of a Calculated Field
Options for Creating Calculated Fields
Strings, Dates, and Type Conversion Functions
Calculations and Aggregations

Analyzing Data with Quick Table Calculations

Using Quick Table Calculations

Showing Breakdowns of the Whole

Pie Charts and Parts of the Whole
Creating Tree Maps

Viewing Distributions

Bins and Histograms
Box and Whisker Plots

Making Your Views Available

Building Dashboards
Dashboard Actions