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Tableau Training and Data Visualization Course

Course Summary

The Tableau desktop 10 training by Simplilearn helps you master the various aspects of Tableau Desktop 10 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 an industry-based project and 2 simulation exams to prepare you for Tableau Desktop 10 Qualified Associate certification. It is best suited for software developers, BI professionals, system and administrators.

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    Course Syllabus

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    Tableau Desktop 10.3

    Lesson 01 - Introduction to Tableau Desktop 11:39

    Overview of Business Intelligence 11:39

    Introduction to Tableau Desktop

    Use and benefits of Tableau Dektop

    Tableau's Offerings

    Guide to Install Tableau Desktop 10.3

    Lesson 02 - Tableau Desktop Interface 13:14

    Start Page 13:14

    Data Source Page

    Worksheet Interface

    Creating a Basic View

    Lesson 03 - Connecting Data Sources 10:43

    Data Types 10:43

    Data Roles

    Visual Cues for Fields

    Data Preparation

    Data Source optimization


    Cross Database Joins

    Data Blending

    Joining vs. Blending


    Creating Data Extracts

    Writing Custom SQL

    Lesson 04 - Organizing Data

    Filtering Data

    Sorting Data

    Creating Combined Fields

    Creating Groups and Defining Aliases

    Working with Sets and Combined Sets

    Drilling and Hierarchy

    Adding Grand Totals and Subtotals

    Changing Aggregation Functions

    Creating Bins

    Cross Data Source Filter

    Lesson 05 - Formatting Data

    Effectively use Titles, Captions, and Tooltips

    Format Results with the Edit Axes

    Formatting your View

    Formatting results with Labels and Annotations

    Enabling Legends per Measure

    Lesson 06 - Calculations

    Use Strings, Date, Logical, and Arithmetic Calculations

    Create Table Calculations

    Discover Ad-hoc Analytics

    Perform LOD Calculations

    Lesson 07 - Visualizations

    Creating Basic Charts such as Heat Map, Tree Map, Bullet Chart, and so on

    Creating Advanced Chart as Waterfall, Pareto, Gantt, Market Basket analysis, and Mekko Chart

    Lesson 08 - Analysis using Desktop

    Reference lines

    Reference bands

    Reference distributions

    Trend lines

    Statistical summary card

    Instant Analytics



    Lesson 09 - Mapping

    Modify locations within Tableau

    Import and manage custom geocoding

    Explore Geographic Search

    Perform Pan/Zoom, Lasso, and Radial Selection

    Measure Distance

    WMS Servers

    Use a background image

    Custom Territories

    Lesson 10 - Fields in Tableau

    Tableau generated fields

    Measure values and names

    When to use measure values and names

    Number of records

    Generated latitude and longitude

    Special fields

    Date hierarchies

    Discrete and continuous date parts

    Custom dates

    Define a fiscal year

    Lesson 11 - Parameters

    Create a parameter

    Explore Parameter Controls

    Using Parameters in Calculations

    Using Parameters and Reference Lines

    Using Parameters with Filters

    Lesson 12 - Create Dashboards and Stories

    Dashboard Interface

    Build Interactive Dashboards

    Explore Dashboard Actions

    Best Practices for Creating Effective Dashboards

    Story Interface

    Creating Stories

    Share Your Work

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USD 699

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1 - 4 hours / week

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