Programming & Development

Tableau Desktop I: Fundamentals


This course provides the solid foundational skills required for Tableau Desktop Specialist certification. It’s for anyone who works with data, regardless of analytical background.

Who Should Attend
This is the official training course for Tableau Desktop Specialist Certification. This course is for the beginning Tableau user. You’ll learn important Tableau Desktop concepts, techniques for simple and complex visualizations and interactive dashboards in preparation for your exam. Skills are taught in two days of in-class instruction plus additional self-paced eLearning.

Course Objectives
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, date math, and quick table calculations.
Build dashboards to share visualizations.
Cross Tabs
Pie and bar charts
Geographic maps
Dual axis and combo charts with different mark types
Heat maps
Highlight tables
Scatter plots

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