Tableau Prep for Business Intelligence
What you'll learn
- Build professional-quality data flows with Tableau Prep
- Combine, shape, clean, and prepare raw data for analysis
- Learn the same tools used by professional business intelligence analysts and data scientists
- Showcase your skills with unique course projects & assignments (with step-by-step solutions)
- Explore unique data sets and case studies (Retail, Restaurants, Banking & HR)
- Learn from a best-selling instructor, featured author, and award-winning Tableau developer
- Tableau Prep (free 14-day trial, then $70/mo)
- We'll walk through the download & installation process (you do NOT need to have Tableau Prep already installed)
- Prior experience with Tableau Desktop is helpful, but not required
Tableau Prep is an industry-leading data prep tool, with intuitive tools for combining, shaping, and cleaning raw data for analysis. With data prep often accounting for >80% of the analytics workflow, these skills are critical for any analyst or business intelligence pro!
This course is a practical, hands-on, and project-based introduction to Tableau Prep and Prep Builder, designed to teach you how to connect to sources, examine and filter data, apply operations and custom calculations, join and pivot tables, and share data outputs. As always, we’ll be applying these tools to real-world business intelligence use cases every step of the way.
Throughout the course, you’ll be playing the role of Data Analyst for Maven Charter Schools, an up-and-coming private institution. Your mission? Use Tableau Prep, and the skills you learn throughout the course, to prepare data from a variety of sources, including teacher pay, SAT scores, graduation rates, and more.
But don't worry, we'll be guiding you each step of the way, with crystal clear explanations and helpful pro tips to help you build your Tableau Prep skills.
We'll start with how to connect and configure sources, and apply operations for grouping, splitting and cleaning data. From there, we'll create custom LOD and analytic calculations, and use tools to join, aggregate and transform tables. Finally, we'll review options for saving, updating, and publishing data outputs, along with tools to automate and share flows built with Tableau Prep.
Introducing Tableau Prep
Tableau Prep download, user roles, workspace, visual dictionary, data design, etc.
Connecting to Data
Connection types, unions & joins, data sampling, refreshing data, etc.
Examining & Filtering
Data types & sizes, value distribution, highlighting, filtering methods, etc.
Operations & Calculations
Value & field operations, clean step layouts, calculated fields, LOD calculations, etc.
Combining & Pivoting
Union & join, aggregate, pivot, organize your flow, etc.
Sharing & Updating
Desktop preview, local extracts, published data sources, external databases, etc.
Throughout the course, you’ll come across unique opportunities to put your new Tableau skills to the test, like consolidating World Happiness data, profiling Indian dish recipes, cleaning survey response data, exploring F1 race results, and more.
Whether you’re an aspiring BI professional or just looking to take your Tableau Prep skills to the next level, this is the course for you!
Join today and get immediate, lifetime access to the following:
5+ hours of high-quality video
Tableau Prep for Business Intelligence ebook
Downloadable Tableau project files & solutions
Homework assignments & quizzes
Course Q&A forum
30-day money-back guarantee
See you in the course!
-Dustin (Featured Tableau Author & Lead Tableau Instructor, Maven Analytics)
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Who this course is for:
- Anyone looking for a hands-on, project-based introduction to Tableau Prep
- Analytics or BI professionals who need to clean and prepare raw data
- Aspiring data professionals looking to add Tableau skills to the resume
- Anyone seeking to learn one of the industry's most popular data prep tools
- Students who want a comprehensive, engaging, and highly interactive approach to training
Maven Analytics is the first purpose-built, online platform for data analysts to learn new skills, showcase their work, and connect with peers and employers.
Named one of the top 10 education companies revolutionizing the industry, Maven's award-winning Guided Learning model allows users to create personalized learning plans, build public portfolios, connect with expert instructors and career coaches, and join a community of world-class analytics talent.
We've helped 1,000,000+ students build job-ready skills, master tools like Excel, SQL, Power BI, Tableau and Python, and build the foundation for a successful career.
Professional Data Visualization Consultant and Tableau Developer with 10+ years of experience leading analytics and BI projects. My public-facing work has made me a featured Tableau author and I currently co-lead the world's largest Tableau User Group. I'm also a dad of two little ones and make visualizations about their diapers and words in my spare time!