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11 courses , 101 lessons , 26 exercises , 11 exams

Tableau for Data Visualization

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Introducing Tableau

Our first Tableau course will show you how to connect datasets to Tableau, understand the user interface, create interactive visualizations and how to save and distribute your work.

12 lessons
54 minutes
Created with Sketch. Beginner
Creating Visualizations in Tableau

Tableau has many excellent visualization options for your data, from simple bar charts to interactive maps and box-plots. In this course, we will step through each type of visualization, learning how and when to use them.

11 lessons
1 hour 10 minutes
Created with Sketch. Beginner
Filter, Groups, and Sets

Filters, sets and groups enable users to create custom lists and calculations that can enhance your ability to isolate certain portions of your dataset. Filters also create great interactive elements on your dashboards.

8 lessons
40 minutes
Created with Sketch. Beginner
Formulas in Tableau Part 1

Tableau has its own Calculation Language that is similar to SQL or Excel. In this course, we’ll write some basic formulas in the Tableau Calculation Language, incorporating useful in-built functions like LOOKUP() and WINDOWSUM().

10 lessons
47 minutes
Created with Sketch. Intermediate
Formulas in Tableau Part 2

In our second course on Tableau formulas, we learn how to use logical functions, such as AND, IF and OR. In the second part of this course we also examine text, time and date functions and how they are best used in Tableau.

10 lessons
42 minutes
Created with Sketch. Intermediate
Level of Detail Expressions

In Tableau, it can be difficult to combine different levels of granularity in a single view. Level of Detail (LOD) Expressions solve this problem but do require some practice to master.

9 lessons
42 minutes
Created with Sketch. Advanced
Optimizing for Performance

As Tableau can combine multiple large data sources, users must monitor performance and loading times carefully. In this course, we’ll see techniques for reducing loading times, from joining data sources to changing calculations.

9 lessons
39 minutes
Created with Sketch. Advanced
Advanced Visualizations in Tableau

This course moves beyond the regular visualizations in Tableau and shows users how to create more advanced charts such as layered maps, funnels and waterfall charts.

8 lessons
32 minutes
Created with Sketch. Advanced
Connecting to Different Data Sources

Tableau contains connectors to many data sources, from Google Sheets to SQL databases. We’ll learn how to connect to these data sources, create joins and blends across them, and publish them to Tableau Online and Tableau Server.

9 lessons
39 minutes
Created with Sketch. Advanced
Cleaning Data with Tableau Prep

In this course, we'll use Tableau Prep's basic cleaning tools. We'll prepare a dataset with many errors for use with Tableau Desktop.

8 lessons
29 minutes
Created with Sketch. Intermediate
Reshaping Data in Tableau Prep

This course is about the Tableau Prep tools which enable you to reshape and reform your data. This includes merging multiple data sources, adjusting the granularity of the data and pivoting from wide to tall datasets.

7 lessons
37 minutes
Created with Sketch. Advanced