Tableau Specialist Certification Prep
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Tableau Specialist Certification Prep

Includes videos covering all exam guide topics, downloadable study guide, and THREE full-length practice exams!
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Created by Lukas Halim
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 7 articles
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Prepare to pass the Tableau Specialist exam with the two included full-length practice tests!
  • Create live data connections and data extracts. Combine data sources with joins, blends, and unions.
  • Visualize with charts, charts, maps, and text tables. Combine views in interactive dashboards and stories.
  • Organize your data with filters, sorts, hierarchies, groups, and sets.
  • Understand difference between dimensions and measures, discrete fields and continuous fields, table calculations and aggregate calculations.
  • Answer knowledge based theoretical questions and hands-on questions on the Tableau Specialist curriculum topics.
Requirements
  • You'll need a Windows or Mac computer where you can install a free copy of Tableau Public
Description

This course has just one goal: to prepare you to pass the Tableau Specialist exam. The course includes

  • A downloadable study guide with notes and links

  • Information about taking the Specialist exam at home with a remote proctor

  • Videos covering the Specialist topic areas:

    • Connecting to & Preparing Data

    • Exploring & Analyzing Data

    • Sharing Insights

    • Understanding Tableau Concepts

  • Three self-scoring full-length practice exams with solution guide

  • An instructor ready to answer your questions!

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner data analytics students and professionals
Course content
Expand all 38 lectures 02:17:45
+ Introduction
3 lectures 08:39

Structure of the course

Preview 00:58

What's it like to take the exam?

What are the steps to take the exam?

What if I don't pass the first time?

Preview 05:51
Review questions for Introduction
4 questions
+ Interface Changes for Tableau 2020.2
1 lecture 00:19
Interface Changes for Tableau 2020.2
00:19
+ Connecting to & Preparing Data
7 lectures 26:40

• Create a live connection to a data source

• Explain the differences between using live connections versus extracts

• Create an extract

• Save metadata properties in a . TDS

Preview 05:07
Add a Join
03:30
Add a Blend
04:33
FAQ on Blends vs. Joins
00:35
Add a Union
01:54

• Rename a data field

• Assign an alias to a data value

• Assign a geographic role to a data field

• Change data type for a data field (number, date, string, boolean, etc.)

• Change default properties for a data field (number format, aggregation, color, date format, etc.)

Manage data properties
05:33
Knowledge-based questions for Connecting to and Preparing Data
5 questions
Hands-on questions for Connecting to & Preparing Data
4 questions
Solutions for Hands-on Questions
05:28
+ Exploring & Analyzing Data
15 lectures 01:04:56
  • Create a bar chart

  • Create a line chart

  • Create a scatterplot

  • Create a stacked bar

  • Create a chart to show specific values (crosstab, highlight table)

Preview 05:56
  • Create a combined axis chart

  • Create a dual axis chart

Create Basic Charts - Dual & Combined Axis
04:16
Create Basic Charts - Crosstab & Highlight Table
02:33
Create a map using geographic data
03:31
Groups, Sets, & Hierarchies
05:44
Filters, Context Filters & Date Filters
06:12
Sorting
02:33
First Knowledge-based Review Quiz for Exploring & Analyzing Data
5 questions
First Set of Hands-on Questions for Exploring and Analyzing Data
5 questions
Solutions for First Set of Hands-on Questions for Exploring & Analyzing Data
04:59
Reference Lines
02:16
Trend Lines
03:24
Table Calculations
04:45
Bins & Histograms
03:13
Create a calculated field
05:35
Second set of Hands-on questions for Exploring and Analyzing Data
5 questions
Solutions for Second Set of Hands-on Questions for Exploring & Analyzing Data
05:54
Add a parameter
04:05
Second Knowledge-based Review Quiz for Exploring & Analyzing Data
6 questions
+ Sharing Insights
4 lectures 23:53

• Use color

• Use bolding

• Use shapes

• Change size of marks

• Select fonts

Preview 04:57
  • Create a dashboard layout

  • Add interactive or explanatory elements

Create and modify a dashboard - Part 1
06:43
  • Add dashboard actions

  • Modify existing dashboard layout for mobile devices

Create and modify a dashboard - Part 2
06:01
  • Create a story using dashboards or views

  • Share a twbx as a PDF

  • Share a twbx as an image

Preview 06:12
Review quiz for Sharing Insights
6 questions
+ Understanding Tableau Concepts
3 lectures 12:09
  • Explain what kind of information dimensions usually contain

  • Explain what kind of information measures usually contain

Preview 03:43
  • Explain how discrete fields are displayed in Tableau

  • Explain how continuous fields are displayed in Tableau

  • Explain the difference between discrete date parts and continous date values in Tableau

Discrete and continuous fields
04:23
  • Explain why Tableau aggregates measures

  • Describe how an aggregated measure changes when dimensions are added to the view

Aggregation
04:03
Review quiz for Understanding Tableau Concepts
7 questions
+ Tableau Specialist Practice Exam 1
1 lecture 00:16
Tableau Specialist Practice Exam 1
00:16
+ Tableau Specialist Practice Exam 2
1 lecture 00:16
Tableau Specialist Practice Exam 2
00:16
+ Tableau Specialist Practice Exam 3
1 lecture 00:16
Tableau Specialist Practice Exam 3
00:16