Introduction to Tableau

£395.00

What Will You Learn?

  • How to write queries that involve multiple tables and summary queries
  • How to modify data and understand the logical programming aspects of T-SQL

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DESCRIPTION

The Introduction to Tableau course teaches you the fundamentals of Tableau and is helpful for anyone who works with data no matter their technical background. You’ll come out of the course with an understanding of Tableau terminology, be able to create visualizations, and build dashboards.

INSTRUCTOR

JONATHAN DRUMMEYJONATHAN DRUMMEY

BI Consultant and Trainer
Jonathan Drummey is a long-time Tableau Zen Master and Tableau Forums Ambassador and his blog posts and writings have helped tens of thousands of users worldwide. He is the author of the Tableau Basic curriculum from PragmaticWorks and is a consultant and lead trainer for DataBlick, a Tableau consultancy.

 

WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE THE CLASS

A basic understanding of data structures would be helpful but not required.


Duration: 15:54:44
The Introduction to Tableau course teaches you the fundamentals of Tableau and is helpful for anyone who works with data no matter their technical background. You’ll come out of the course with an understanding of Tableau terminology, be able to create visualizations, and build dashboards.
Introduction to Tableau - What you need to get started
Module 01A - Introduction to Tableau (Course Overview)
03:28
Module 01B - Introduction to Tableau (What is Visual Analytics, Business Intelligence and Tableau)
14:17
Module 01C - Introduction to Tableau (The Tableau Products)
12:03
Module 02A - Building Your First Visualizations (Tableau Start Window)
08:04
Module 02B - Building Your First Visualizations (Connecting to Data)
02:36
Module 02C - Building Your First Visualizations (Building the Bar Chart)
12:07
Module 02D - Building Your First Visualizations (Building the Map)
17:46
Module 02E - Building Your First Visualzations (Building the Dashboard)
22:31
Module 03A - Fundamentals (Tableau User Interface Components)
16:11
Module 03B - Fundamentals (Metadata and Data Types)
13:05
Module 03C - Fundamentals (Manually Building Views - Bar Charts)
31:24
Module 03D - Fundamentals (Manually Building Views - Text Tables)
15:27
Module 03E - Fundamentals (Manually Building Views - Lines and Mark Labels)
18:25
Module 04A - Fundamentals (The Four Pill Types)
23:22
Module 04B - Fundamentals (Continuous Dimensions and Discrete Measures)
21:43
Module 04C - Fundamentals (Introduction to Dates)
11:17
Module 04D - Fundamentals (Blue Dates and Green Dates)
08:52
Module 04E - Fundamentals (Date Parts and Date Values)
08:15
Module 04F - Fundamentals (Custom Dates and Defaults)
06:13
Module 04G - Fundamentals (Manually Building Views - Scatterplots)
15:30
Module 04H - Fundamentals (Understanding the Viz Level of Detail (VizLOD))
08:11
Module 04I - Fundamentals (Grain of Data vs. vizLOD)
29:53
Module 05A - Many Chart Types (Strip Plot and Box Plots)
17:21
Module 05B - Many Chart Types (Symbol & Filled Maps)
18:03
Module 05C - Many Chart Types (Map Interactivity and Map Layers)
10:56
Module 05D - Many Chart Types (Plotting the Marks)
12:43
Module 05E - Many Chart Types (Bullet Graphs)
10:27
Module 05F - Many Chart Types (Heatmaps)
05:50
Module 05G - Many Chart Types (Highlight Tables)
06:02
Module 05H - Many Chart Types (Small Multiple Views)
11:25
Module 06A - Multiple Axis Charts and the Visual Interpreter (Dual Axis Charts - Maps)
17:51
Module 06B - Multiple Axis Charts and the Visual Interpreter (Dual Axis Charts - Individual and Group Performance)
10:01
Module 06C - Multiple Axis Charts and the Visual Interpreter (Dual Axis and Combo Charts)
14:20
Module 06D - Multiple Axis Charts and the Visual Interpreter (Multiple Measures on the Same Axis)
04:38
Module 06E - Multiple Axis Charts and the Visual Interpreter (The Visual Interpreter and Measure Names & Values)
06:21
Module 06F - Multiple Axis Charts and the Visual Interpreter (Multiple Measures Making Multiple Axes)
13:14
Module 06G - Multiple Axis Charts and the Visual Interpreter (Multiple Measures and Text Tables)
14:30
Module 06H - Multiple Axis Charts and the Visual Interpreter (Multiple Measures on a Highlight Tables)
14:42
Module 06I - Multiple Axis Charts and the Visual Interpreter (Bar in Bar Charts)
10:49
Module 06J - Multiple Axis Charts and the Visual Interpreter (Side by Side or Grouped Bars)
08:33
Module 06K - Multiple Axis Charts and the Visual Interpreter (Review)
04:50
Module 07A - Aggregation and Beginning Calculations (Aggregation & Review)
16:04
Module 07B - Aggregation and Beginning Calculations (The Four Levels of Calculations)
23:02
Module 07C - Aggregation and Beginning Calculations (The Calculation Editor)
07:12
Module 07D - Aggregation and Beginning Calculations (Data Types and Literals)
21:48
Module 07E - Aggregation and Beginning Calculations (Nulls)
21:38
Module 07F - Aggregation and Beginning Calculations (Operators and Precedence)
07:57
Module 07G - Aggregation and Beginning Calculations (String Calculations)
16:58
Module 07H - Aggregation and Beginning Calculations (Validating Calculations)
19:39
Module 07I - Aggregation and Beginning Calculations (Date Calculations)
28:31
Module 07J - Aggregation and Beginning Calculations (Logical Calculations)
25:06
Module 07K - Aggregation and Beginning Calculations (Aggregate Calculations)
27:59
Module 07L - Aggregation and Beginning Calculations (Type-In Calculations)
13:53
Module 07M - Aggregation and Beginning Calculations (Review)
03:32
Module 08A - Filtering and Sorting (Visual Filters)
10:06
Module 08B - Filtering and Sorting (Filtering Discrete Dimensions)
10:08
Module 08C - Filtering and Sorting (Filtering Discrete Measures)
05:16
Module 08D - Filtering and Sorting (Filtering Dates)
06:31
Module 08E - Filtering and Sorting (Filtering Continuous Numbers)
05:14
Module 08F - Filtering and Sorting (Quick Filter Options)
05:09
Module 08G - Filtering and Sorting (Top and Conditional Filters)
18:08
Module 08H - Filtering and Sorting (Order of Operations)
18:17
Module 08I - Filtering and Sorting (Hide, Zoom, and Table Calculation Filters)
18:28
Module 08J - Filtering and Sorting (Scoped, Global, and Cross Data Source Filters)
11:15
Module 08K - Filtering and Sorting (One-Click Sorts)
03:16
Module 08L - Filtering and Sorting (Default Sorts and Manual Sorts)
05:46
Module 08M - Filtering and Sorting (Discrete Dimension Pill Sorts)
07:42
Module 08N - Filtering and Sorting (Nested Sorts)
08:46
Module 08O - Filtering and Sorting (Continuous Axis Sorts)
06:33
Module 08P - Filtering and Sorting (Review)
03:16
Module 09A - Organizing Categorizing and Cohorting (Introduction and Aliases)
12:07
Module 09B - Organizing Categorizing and Cohorting (Combined Fields)
12:24
Module 09C - Organizing Categorizing and Cohorting (Ad Hoc Groups)
12:06
Module 09D - Organizing Categorizing and Cohorting (Hierarchies)
07:41
Module 09E - Organizing Categorizing and Cohorting (Introduction to Sets and Using Sets as Filters)
Module 09F - Organizing Categorizing and Cohorting (Using Sets as Dimensions)
05:18
Module 09G - Organizing Categorizing and Cohorting (Using Sets in Calculated Fields)
08:25
Module 09H - Organizing Categorizing and Cohorting (Combining Sets)
07:57
Module 09I - Organizing Categorizing and Cohorting (Bins)
09:43
Module 09J - Organizing Categorizing and Cohorting (Building Your Own Bins)
15:32
Module 09K - Organizing Categorizing and Cohorting (Review)
03:08
Module 10A - Formatting and Polishing (Introduction and Before You Format)
15:05
Module 10B - Formatting and Polishing (Format Menus and Window)
05:03
Module 10C - Formatting and Polishing (Headers and Axis Formatting)
12:10
Module 10D - Formatting and Polishing (Titles and Captions)
08:08
Module 10E - Formatting and Polishing (Mark Labels)
11:27
Module 10F - Formatting and Polishing (Tooltips)
Module 10G - Formatting and Polishing (Annotations)
08:06
Module 10H - Formatting and Polishing (Review)
01:53
Module 11A - Part to Whole Views (Definition of Part to Whole Views)
Module 11B - Part to Whole Views (Stacked Bars and 100% Stacked Bars)
09:43
Module 11C - Part to Whole Views (Area Charts)
05:48
Module 11D - Part to Whole Views (Pie Charts)
13:50
Module 11E - Part to Whole Views (Introduction to Non-Cartesian Charts)
02:36
Module 11F - Part to Whole Views (Packed Bubble Charts)
Module 11G - Part to Whole Views (Word Clouds)
Module 11H - Part to Whole Views (Treemaps)
05:38
Module 11I - Part to Whole Views (Review)
01:59
Module 12A - Post-Aggregate Calculations (Introduction)
04:44
Module 12B - Post-Aggregate Calculations (Intro to Grand Totals)
Module 12C - Post-Aggregate Calculations (Subtotals and Two-Pass Totals)
Module 12D - Post-Aggregate Calculations (Intro to Reference Lines, Bands, and Distributions)
Module 12E - Post-Aggregate Calculations (Reference Lines)
12:09
Module 12F - Post-Aggregate Calculations (Reference Bands)
Module 12G - Post-Aggregate Calculations (Reference Distributions)
07:51
Module 12H - Post-Aggregate Calculations (Trend Lines)
Module 12I - Post-Aggregate Calculations (Clustering)
05:59
Module 12J - Post-Aggregate Calculations (Forecasting)
13:39
Module 12K - Post-Aggregate Calculations (Review)
Module 13A - Data Sources and Joins (Introduction and Metadata Management)
11:05
Module 13B - Data Sources and Joins (Types of Data Sources)
13:24
Module 13C - Data Sources and Joins (Tableau Data Extracts)
Module 13D - Data Sources and Joins (MS Excel and Data Interpreter)
08:56
Module 13E - Data Sources and Joins (Tidy Data and Pivot)
15:55
Module 13F - Data Sources and Joins (Initial SQL Custom SQL and Alternatives)
Module 13G - Data Sources and Joins (Introduction to Joins)
Module 13H - Data Sources and Joins (Creating Joins in Tableau)
Module 13I - Data Sources and Joins (A Process for Engineering and Validating Successful Joins)
14:04
Module 13J - Data Sources and Joins (Working with Joins that Return Fewer Records)
17:08
Module 13K - Data Sources and Joins (Working Joins that Return More Records)
Module 13L - Data Sources and Joins (Handling Other Join Points of Failure)
04:14
Module 13M - Data Sources and Joins (Cross-Database Joins)
Module 13N - Data Sources and Joins (Join Calculations)
Module 13O - Data Sources and Joins (Introduction to Tableau Data Blends)
08:23
Module 13P - Data Sources and Joins (Data Blending Labs)
Module 13Q - Data Sources and Joins (Unions)
Module 13R - Data Sources and Joins (Review)
04:09
Module 14A - Additional Calculations and Parameters (Introduction and Review)
08:17
Module 14B - Additional Calculations and Parameters (The Six Patterns of Calculations)
Module 14C - Additional Calculations and Parameters (Introduction to Table Calculations)
19:45
Module 14D - Additional Calculations and Parameters (Compute Using - Intro to Addressing)
11:09
Module 14E - Additional Calculations and Parameters (Compute Using - More Complex Addressing)
19:48
Module 14F - Additional Calculations and Parameters (Compute Using - Partitioning)
06:39
Module 14G - Additional Calculations and Parameters (Table Calculation Considerations)
22:43
Module 14H - Additional Calculations and Parameters (Introduction to Level of Detail (LOD) Expressions)
11:13
Module 14I - Additional Calculations and Parameters (FIXED LOD Expressions)
18:10
Module 14J - Additional Calculations and Parameters (INCLUDE and EXCLUDE LOD Expressions)
21:43
Module 14K - Additional Calculations and Parameters (LOD Expression Considerations)
08:11
Module 14L - Additional Calculations and Parameters (Table Calculation or LOD Expression - Which Calc Should I Use)
06:45
Module 14M - Additional Calculations and Parameters (Parameters)
19:03
Module 14N - Additional Calculations and Parameters (Pages Shelf and Motion Charts)
16:50
Module 14O - Additional Calculations and Parameters (Review)
03:51
Class Survey

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

To run these labs you must have Tableau Desktop installed. You can use either Tableau Desktop Personal or Tableau Desktop Professional. If you don’t have Tableau installed then you can download the 14-day trial from http://www.tableau.com/products/trial.

Your computer should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP 3, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 8 or Microsoft Windows 10
  • 32-bit or 64-bit CPU
  • Minimum of an Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Opteron processor
  • 512 MB of available RAM (more is better)
  • 1GB of free hard drive space
  • 32-bit color depth
  • Internet access