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John F, FedEx

“[Instructor] is very knowledgeable in this subject and is able to communicate information in an easy, understandable manner. I look forward to doing the advanced class…”
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Course Description

A three day course that covers topics from both the Desktop I: Fundamentals and Desktop II: Intermediate courses. Choose to emphasize the topics that are of greatest importance to your organization and cut out topics that are not immediately relevant


Individuals or teams with specific topics requiring customized training and/or needing condensed quality training to get users up to speed.


This course will teach fundamental techniques in Tableau while moving you towards more complex issues and concepts taught by our Tableau training experts.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Connect to your data
  • Edit and save a data source
  • Understand Tableau terminology
  • Use the Tableau interface/paradigm to effectively create powerful visualizations
  • Create basic calculations including basic arithmetic calculations, custom aggregations and ratios, data math, and quick table calculations
  • Build advanced chart types and visualizations
  • Build complex calculations to manipulate your data
  • Use statistical techniques to analyze your data
  • Use parameters and input controls to give users control over certain values
  • Implement advanced geographic mapping techniques and use custom images and geocoding to build spatial visualizations of non-geographic data.
  • Prep your data for analysis
  • Combine data sources using data blending
  • Combine data from multiple tables in the same data source using joins
  • Make your visualizations perform as well as possible by using the Data Engine, extracts, and efficient connection methods
  • Build better dashboard using techniques for guided analytics, interactive dashboard design, and visual best practices
  • Implement efficiency tips and tricks


3 Days – Live Classroom/Virtual



Topics Covered

  • Introduction
  • Connecting to data
  • Simplifying and sorting your data
  • Organizing your data
  • Slicing your data by date
  • Using multiple measures in a view
  • Showing the relationship between numerical values
  • Viewing specific values
  • Working with single data sources
  • Using multiple data sources
  • Customizing your data
  • Using calculations in Tableau
  • Analyzing data with quick table calculations
  • Advanced table calculations
  • Highlighting data with reference lines
  • Creating and using paramaters
  • Mapping data geographically
  • Showing breakdowns of the whole
  • Comparing measures against a goal
  • Defining subsets of your data
  • Viewing distributions
  • Statistics and Forecasting
  • Making your views available

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