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Tableau On-Demand: Desktop Level 1 - Introduction Course Outline

 (2 days)
Version 9.0/10.0
Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education. Please contact us for an update on when the class will be available in New Hampshire.

***Note: This is an On-Demand (self-study) Class, 2 days of content, 6-months unlimited access, $495***
(Applicable State and Local taxes may be added for On-Demand purchases, depending on your location.)
You may take this course at any time, there are no set dates. This On-Demand (self-study) training course includes expert lectures, demonstrations and lab exercises that cover the same content that is included in our instructor-led (ILT) class. Note: The 6-month course access period begins at time of purchase.

This two-day course is designed for the beginner Tableau user. It will help you understand and use the basic techniques for creating visualizations and combining them in interactive dashboards. This course is taught using Tableau version 10 software, and is appropriate for users of version 9. Note: This course is not designed as a preparation for certification.

Before attending this course, students should have experience using Microsoft Excel.

What You Need to Take this Training
You must have the product software (free trial or purchased version) on your computer and a high-speed internet connection.

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Course Outline

1. Introduction to Business Intelligence
--Overview of BI
--Overview of Tableau Environment
--Putting it all together

2. Data Connections
--Getting to data from Tableau Desktop
--Learning the basics of visualizing data
--Visualizing business needs

3. Transforming Data
--Why transform data?
--Data Blends
-- Data Joins

4. Calculations in Tableau
--Data Aggregates
--Calculation Wizards
--Table Calculations
--Customized Calculations

5. Advanced Calculations
--Floor and Ceiling

6. Parameters and Filters
--Basics of Filtering
--Basics of Parameters
--Putting it all together

7. Sorting
--Ascending and Descending Order manually
--Computes and Sorting
--Nested Sorting

8. Grouping Techniques
--Combining Fields

9. Formatting
--Custom Colors

10. Map Basics

11. Visualizations
--Understanding Charts
--Text Charts
--Visual Charts
--Time Charts
--Trend Charts

12. Introduction to Dashboards

13. Server Deployment (Demo Only)
--What is Tableau Server?
--Working with Users
--Working with Projects
--Working with Groups
--Publishing Data Sources
--Publishing Visualizations
--Securing Projects
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