Tableau Training Course

Produce visually compelling, intuitive Dashboards & presentations of your corporate data with Tableau

28 Oct London
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Tableau training course (code: Tableau)


Our Tableau training course shows Data Analysts how to use this flexible and easy to use package to enable you to find, clean, model, and visualize data, share discoveries, and collaborate in intuitive new ways.

This course will walk you through the basics of this product, demonstrating functionality and letting you get hands on and learn to use this powerful tool to help you transform your rows of data into a compelling interactive visual story.

Fundamentally it is the unbeatable value that this technology has efficiently provided to its users though its interactive, user-friendly and comprehensible interface.

“Customers are turning to Tableau for fast, agile, visual analytics that provide people with the ability to ask and answer their own questions,”-Christian Chabot, CEO of Tableau


Business Analysts, Financial Analysts, Data Scientists and Staff who need to use Tableau for producing reports from Excel, SQL Server and other databases.


Learn to build Dashboards like this - Typically used for CFO Dashboards, Revenue & Profitability, Expense Management, Financial Planning & Analysis, Sales, Stock Control, Risk & Compliance Analysis...






Getting Started with Tableau

Employing visual analysis and analytics

    Appreciating the impact of Big Data on visualisation
    Handling large volumes of data
    Presenting visualisations to analysts and business users

Exploring Tableau

    Utilising the Tableau interface components
    Distinguishing measures and dimensions
    Generating basic visualisations

Data Visualisations for Business Intelligence

Accessing a single data source

    Extracting data from Excel and text files
    Pulling data from Microsoft Access

Working with marks and views

    Applying different Views for finding value
    Categorising data with Marks

Graphing data

    Constructing a histogram
    Filtering to reduce volume of data
    Sorting to impose order
    Organising data by grouping

Loading Data into Tableau

Modifying the Tableau data schema

    Declaring data types
    Aliasing column headings
    Resolving issues with the Data Interpreter
    Contrasting live connections versus extracts

Importing from multiple data sources

    Reading Excel and text files
    Integrating a Microsoft Access table
    Executing a database join

Connecting to an enterprise database

    Selecting data from a relational database
    Consuming data from a big data framework

Combining data with joins and blends

    Joining heterogeneous tables
    Integrating sources by blending data

Building Advanced Visualisations

Leveraging visualisation techniques

    Generating Crosstabs and Pivot Tables
    Establishing hierarchies and drilling down
    Defining sets and subsets
    Dividing the view into pages

Applying parameters

    Slicing a view with filers
    Specifying data with a selector

Charting with advanced features

    Reviewing available chart templates
    Employing combination charts
    Exploiting trends and moving averages

Leveraging Table Calculations

Calculated fields

    Formulating a calculation to enhance data
    Identifying calculation types

Table calculations

    Implementing quick table calculations
    Editing table calculations for a refined data view
    Creating level of detail calculations

Representing Locations with Tableau Maps

Mapping geographic data

    Plotting latitude and longitude
    Adding points manually

Surveying map types

    Categorising with the symbol map and filled map
    Customising regions with polygon maps

Presenting Insights

Authoring dashboards

    Assembling dashboards from views
    Linking the views for interaction

Narrating a story

    Illustrating discoveries with a story
    Capturing story points within the dashboards

Disseminating Visualisations

    Sharing your workbook
    Publishing to the cloud
    Deploying your workbook to Tableau Server
    Administering the server


  • Create interactive visualisations to deliver business insights
  • Extract business intelligence by adding value to your data
  • Integrate data from multiple heterogeneous sources
  • Generate Tableau maps for geographical data
  • Share a story using dashboards to highlight your discoveries

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