Tableau for Beginners – Getting Started in Tableau

Learn to create stunning visualizations in Tableau Desktop

Tableau is one of the best data analytics and business intelligence tools available. In this course, we introduce you to this powerful, market-leading tool and get you started building your very own visualizations.

What you’ll learn

  • What Tableau is and the product suite.
  • The Tableau interface and its major functions.
  • Which data structures are suitable for Tableau.
  • How Tableau reads and categorizes data.
  • How to connect and manage data sources in Tableau.
  • How to build a view and different chart types in Tableau.
  • How to create a dashboard in Tableau.
  • How to publish and share a workbook.
  • How to use numeric, string, conditional, and analytical expressions/functions in Tableau.
  • How to use calculated fields in Tableau.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Tableau –> 13 lectures • 1hr 40min.
  • Bringing Data to Life –> 13 lectures • 2hr 50min.
  • Calculations and Expressions in Tableau –> 7 lectures • 1hr 39min.
  • Conclusion –> 2 lectures • 15min.

Tableau for Beginners - Getting Started in Tableau

Requirements

  • Access to Tableau Desktop will be helpful but not necessary.

Tableau is one of the best data analytics and business intelligence tools available. In this course, we introduce you to this powerful, market-leading tool and get you started building your very own visualizations.

Move at your own pace as you learn how to navigate Tableau, connect to data sources, and make use of the drag-and-drop interface to create interactive charts and dashboards. We’ll cover everything from understanding business intelligence and basic data concepts to applying your own calculations, expressions, and functions in Tableau.

As you progress through the course we’ll have you testing your Tableau skills with a series of Tableau exercises and challenges.

Please note that this course focuses on Tableau Desktop and is aimed at people brand new to Tableau or people transitioning from Excel to Tableau.

 

In this course, you will learn:

  • What Tableau is and the product suite
  • What business intelligence is
  • The Tableau interface and its major functions
  • Which data structures are suitable for Tableau
  • How Tableau reads and categorizes data
  • Different data concepts and theory
  • How to connect and manage data sources in Tableau
  • How to navigate the Tableau workspace
  • How to build a view and different chart types in Tableau
  • How to create a dashboard in Tableau
  • How to publish and share a workbook
  • How to use calculated fields in Tableau
  • How to use numeric, string, conditional, and analytical expressions/functions in Tableau

This course includes:

  1. 6+ hours of video tutorials
  2. 33 individual video lectures
  3. Exercise files to practice what you learn