Learn to Create Advanced Charts in Tableau

Lollipop Chart| Word Cloud| Map| Butterfly| Funnel | Heatmap | Candlestick | Sunburst | Density Map | Clustering | Story
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (23 ratings)
1,987 students
English [Auto]
In this course you will learn various tools and techniques in Tableau used for Data Visualization.
You will learn to create various types of Visualization charts such as Word Cloud, Lollipop, Custom Map, Butterfly chart, Funnel chart
You will learn to create Filters based on certain categories
You will also learn to Create Calculated Fields and use various types of cards such as Color, Size, Tooltip and more
You will learn to create Candlestick chart, Heatmap and much more


  • There is no prerequisite before taking this course, but if you are familiar with Microsoft Excel or any Spreadsheet or Data visualization tool then it would be helpful.
  • If you have some basic hands-on experience with Tableau it will be helpful


Welcome to this course on Advanced Custom Charts in Tableau. In this course you will be learning to create various visualization charts right from scratch where you will learn to use various tools and techniques in Tableau. Custom charts are different from default charts as they are not available by default, but you have to follow a set of logical steps that can be visualized. Creating a custom charts seems to be difficult for beginners, but if you developed a pragmatic understanding of tableau tools and techniques you can almost anything you could imagine. This course could be used to develop some practical skills where you will learn with various examples for creating different types of charts and visualizations in Tableau.

Before taking this class, if you have some basic hands-on experience with Tableau such as importing dataset, creating simple charts and worksheets and navigation would be helpful. Even if you are new to tableau, you will still be able to understand and learn if you don't skip any lesson. You can create visualizations in for tableau, by either using Tableau Desktop or Tableau Public software, and you may also require a Spreadsheet editor such as Microsoft Excel to open and edit csv and excel files.

Tableau is one of the leading Business Intelligence software used by the Professionals and large Corporations, thus there is always a demand of Data Analyst and Visualization experts that can drive critical Business Insights from the data that could help people and organizations take crucial decisions in time. Moreover, the demand for Data Scientists is on the rise, and Tableau gets integrated with Data Science projects very easily. A lot of people know some basics of Tableau, but people are looking for Tableau experts not beginners who can just use default charts to create simple visualizations. So, here in this course you will be learning some of the advanced custom charts that can take your Tableau skills to a next higher level. You won't be learning everything about tableau, but the concepts that you will learn in this course can be used in various applications.

You will be learning to create following custom charts in Tableau-

  • Word Cloud

  • Custom Map

  • Lollipop Chart

  • Background map display modes

  • Butterfly Chart

  • Funnel Chart

  • Heatmap date

  • Density map

  • Candlestick Chart

  • Sunburst Chart

  • Clustering

  • Animation Playback

  • Creating a Story

  • Creating a Dashboard

After learning these concepts, you can create various custom and advanced charts to create visualization dashboards and analytics report that can be used for a wide range of work such as Business Analysis, Data Science, Data Analysis and more.

Keep Learning!

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who is interested in learning Tableau and Data Visualization.
  • Anyone who would like to learn Business Intelligence Software such as Tableau.
  • People interested to create Advanced Custom charts in Tableau.

Course content

10 sections19 lectures1h 31m total length
  • Introduction
  • Tableau Resource files


SME on Cloud, Bluemix
Harshit Srivastava
  • 3.8 Instructor Rating
  • 3,224 Reviews
  • 97,746 Students
  • 93 Courses

I am Self-Taught developer who had worked on various platforms using varied languages, and involved in various Projects both Open Source and Proprietary.

I have developed Web and Android Applications, chrome Extension, worked on various frameworks, fixed bugs for some projects, and explored numerous others. I think education and learning should be free and open, not be bound with restrictions like attending classes or going to college, People from all age groups, gender, faith, race, nations, etc must get equal privilege. When entire world would act this way like being a single FAMILY, we would truly realize VALUE of Knowledge and Human Life.

Currently I am teaching more than 85,000 students from 174 countries across the world.