Learn Tableau Desktop for Accurate Business Analysis

Hit the ground running with Tableau Desktop - develop 10 core skills for one of the fastest growing job markets in IT!
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (4,281 ratings)
57,028 students
Learn Tableau Desktop for Accurate Business Analysis
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (4,285 ratings)
57,028 students
Get started with Tableau Desktop
Create a new workbook with a new data source connection
Demonstrate each of the following core skills: Bar & Line Charts, Pie Charts, Geographic Maps, Scatter Plots, Groups, Area Charts, Filters, Dual Axis Charts, Crosstabs and Calculations, and Actions.
Share your work via a range of platforms.

Requirements

  • A basic PC or Mac setup - preferably with Tableau Desktop already installed (however instructions to do this are also included in this course).
Description

Let's decide if this course is right for you.

  1. Have you recently started, or are you planning to start, using Tableau Desktop in your business?
  2. Are you looking to quickly build your skills in Tableau Desktop?
  3. Are you looking for Tableau Desktop skills that can be immediately put to use in analysing your business?

If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, then this course is for you!

This course will give you the skills you need to jump straight in to using Tableau Desktop in your business.

Presented in a business context and working step-by-step through an instructor-led case study, this course goes beyond simply teaching the functions of Tableau Desktop. This course uses real-world business problems to give you 10 core skills that business users should have when using Tableau Desktop.

The 10 Tableau Desktop core skills covered by this course are:

    Bar & Line Charts

    Pie Charts

    Geographic Maps

    Scatter Plots

    Groups

    Area Charts

    Filters

    Dual Axis Charts

    Crosstabs and calculations

    Actions

An additional “Bonus Round” provides some more advanced skill development in formatting data, blending data, creating custom design elements and using responsive dashboard elements to build more sophisticated dashboards.

In addition to the video lectures and supporting notes, you will receive a range of workbooks and additional tools that you can use again and again. These tools and templates have been developed and tested over many years of consulting to organisations of all sizes using Tableau Desktop.

Who this course is for:
  • This course is designed for business users who want to quickly develop a set of core Tableau Desktop skills that can be put to immediate use in analyzing their business.
  • Students may or may not have had 'hands-on' experience with Tableau Desktop - this course caters for those just beginning their Tableau journey, through to those who have already started exploring Tableau Desktop.
Course content
7 sections • 15 lectures • 1h 40m total length
  • Are you ready to make USD$100,000 a year?
    00:16
  • Welcome and Introductions
    03:51
  • Getting set up with Tableau
    07:40
  • Getting started with a simple dataset
    09:47
  • Quiz
    3 questions
  • Click here to download sample data files used throughout this course
    00:01
  • Overview
    04:05
  • People
    15:33
  • Punters
    21:40
  • Product
    11:34
  • Profits
    19:02
  • Time to Share
    01:31
  • Summary and Next Steps
    02:16
  • Formatting data
    00:07
  • Blending data
    00:07
  • Putting theory into practice!
    02:43

Instructor
Tableau Partner and Tableau Qualified Associate
Jane Crofts
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 6,052 Reviews
  • 76,140 Students
  • 4 Courses

Allow me to introduce myself, I'm Jane and I want to help you make your business a true success.

I make sense of data and I want to make it easy for you to do that too.

Join the rapidlly growing number of students worldwide who have taken the next step in their analytics adventures!

I have extensive experience in leading business improvement initiatives whilst holding senior management positions across a range of industries, within both the public and private sectors.

In 2012, I established my own business intelligence consulting firm to help organisations better see and understand their data, utilising cutting-edge technology and data visualisation techniques. I'm a Tableau Qualified Associate, and one Tableau Software's first Alliance Partners in Australia.

I have real-world experience - underpinned by Bachelor and Master Degree foundations - which can help you identify, address and improve performance across all areas of your business.

I've amassed a wealth of knowledge and strategies which I have consolidated to bring you a collection of tools, tips and techniques to help you make better, data driven decisions for your business and boost your confidence when it comes to all things 'data'!