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Tableau Essentials

Dashboard Design

If you struggle with getting your message across to your audience, then there’s likely an issue with how you’re displaying it. Creating proper visualizations is only useful if you can also arrange them into dashboards that communicate your messages effectively. This course will teach you how to do this.

Intermediate        12 Lessons        150 Minutes        CPD Credits
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About This Course

You know better than anyone else how frustrating it can be when your data analysis presentation fails to communicate effectively. This issue comes down to visualization. In this course, you’ll learn how delivery is impacted by the choices you make in design.

Across 12 lessons, you’ll learn how to best use color, shapes, order and location in designing your dashboard, which all begins with a plan.

By the end of this course, you’ll understand the dynamics of a well-structured dashboard and how to build one yourself.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Use color, shapes and location in dashboard design
  • Know the best applications for each chart
  • Establishing the orders of the visualizations
  • Planning a dashboard
  • Applying a dashboard plan in Tableau


1. Introduction to Dashboard Design
2. Arranging the Information
3. Using Space and Size Effectively
4. Selecting the Right Charts
5. Determining the Layout
6. Creating Leading Visualizations

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7. Creating Supporting Visualizations
8. Setting up Detailed Visualizations
9. Completing Detailed Visualizations
10. Planning a Dashboard
11. Recreating a Dashboard Sketch in Tableau
12. Populating a Dashboard Layout in Tableau
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