Tableau 2019 Desktop Training
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Tableau 2019 Desktop Training

Discover the art of the possible with advanced data visualization techniques
4.3 (67 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
296 students enrolled
Created by Rob Davis
Last updated 3/2019
English [Auto]
Current price: $119.99 Original price: $199.99 Discount: 40% off
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This course includes
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Participants will gain Tableau Desktop knowledge necessary for successful Tableau workbook design, development, and adoption
  • Some basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Tableau Desktop 2019 Installed (Tableau Public also works but has limitations)
  • If you don't have access to 2019, I'll also host 2018 project files that you may download

*** This course includes LIFETIME access, plus downloadable project files, 1-on-1 instructor support, and a 100% satisfaction guarantee ***



If you're looking for a complete, hands-on guide to learning Tableau Desktop 2019, look no further.

Tableau is the gold standard when it comes to self-service business intelligence tools and has been reshaping the way organizations think about and use their data. With Tableau, you're able to quickly build beautiful and interactive dashboards that are easily shared across your organization. 

You: Thanks. I already know Tableau is ridiculously awesome, but how will I quickly get up to speed on it so I can start adding additional value in my role?

Rob: Glad you asked!

I've broken out this course into three main areas of focus:

  1. The first section will lay the foundation for your Tableau learning journey. 

    • Tableau Software Overview and Product Line

    • Understand Tableau & Data Visualization

    • Pros and Cons

    • Key Terminology

    • Connecting to Data

    • Tour the interface

  2. The second section (Tableau Reference Guide Build) will be hands-on Tableau Chart building to get you better acquainted with using Tableau

    • Line Charts

      • Discrete vs Continuous

      • Single-Axis

      • Blended-Axis

      • Dual-Axis

      • Area Charts

    • Bar Charts

      • Traditional

      • Bar in Bar

      • Stacked

      • Bullet

      • Combo

      • Histogram

    • Maps

      • Filled

      • Symbol

      • Heatmap

    • Chart Sorting & Filtering

      • Top N & Bottom N

      • Optimization and Best Practices

      • All vs Only Relevant Values

      • Relative Dates

    • Misc Charts

      • Pie Charts

      • Stacked Bar (proportional)

      • Treemap

      • Scatter Plot

      • Word Cloud

      • KPI Bar

      • Motion Chart

      • Table Heat Map

    • Data Prep

      • Joins

      • Blends

      • Unions

3. The final section (course project) will provide a REAL WORLD use case where you will be solely responsible for creating a final deliverable in Tableau.  This is no out of the box Orange and Blue stock dashboard.  This is something you'd be proud to leverage to make decisions at your company.



In this course, you'll be playing the role of Lead Tableau Consultant for DesignLaunch, a global design firm that advises entrepreneurs on production innovation.  They specialize in advising their clients on fund raising platforms like Kickstarter.  Their mission is to optimize future campaign success rates using historical campaign data. 

Your task? To design and deliver a professional-quality, end-to-end business intelligence solution, using Tableau armed only with a single csv file

But don't worry, I'll be guiding you through the ins-and-outs of Tableau Desktop, sharing practical knowledge, clear explanations and helpful best practices each step of the way. We'll follow a steady, systematic progression through the Tableau project build out which covers in depth.  


  • Design best practices

    • Sizing, Fit, Formatting, Coloring

    • Mark Card Mastery!

    • Containers and Dashboard Objects

  • Tips

    • Parameters

    • Sheet Swapping

    • Viz In Tooltip

    • Reference Lines

    • Totals & Sub Totals

  • Layout

    • Tiled vs Floating

    • Containers

    • Interactive Help Icon/Logo

  • Marks Card

    • Adding Color

    • Additional Granularity

    • Tooltips

    • Size

    • Shapes

    • Labels

  • Filters / Sorts / Actions

    • Application

    • Customization

    • Top N & Bottom N

  • Calcs

    • Level of Detail

    • Dimension/Measure Swaps

    • Measure Aggregation

    • Date Aggregation

    • Logic Statements

  • Formatting

    • Padding

    • Colors/Borders

    • Size

    • Font

    • Default Format

    • Axis


By the end of the DesignLaunch project, not only will you have developed an entire business intelligence tool from the ground up, but you will have gained the knowledge and confidence to apply these same concepts to your own real-world analyses.

You will have two deliverables at your fingertips for future reference:

1) Tableau Reference Guide (learn to create the most important charts, from scratch)

2) DesignLaunch Kickstarter Project (leverage this template for your own project work)

Whether you're a casual user, aspiring analyst, or data geek, this course will give you the tools you need to become an absolute Tableau Desktop DATA ROCKSTAR -- guaranteed.


Join today and get immediate, lifetime access to the following:

  • Downloadable project files

  • Practical real-world Tableau exercises & quizzes

  • 1-on-1 expert support

  • Course Q&A forum

  • 30-day money-back guarantee

See you in there!

-Rob (Foundertableauhq & tableautrainghq)

Who this course is for:
  • You should take this course if want to learn Tableau Desktop completely from scratch
  • Someone looking to develop professional, enterprise grade dashboards
  • Beginners who want to learn the RIGHT way of building dashboards
  • Users who would like a course that provides hands on Tableau Desktop training
  • Those that enjoy real Tableau project build efforts
Course content
Expand all 26 lectures 04:40:41
+ Introduction to Tableau
4 lectures 25:26
Key Terminology
Connecting to Data
Tableau Desktop Workspace Overview

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Tableau Introduction Quiz
5 questions
+ Tableau Reference Guide (HANDS ON)
9 lectures 01:49:06
Bar Charts
Sorting & Filtering
Misc Charts
Joining Your Data
Using Blends
Exploring Unions
+ Course Project - You're Hired! (HANDS ON)
13 lectures 02:26:09
2 - KPI Bar
3b - Top Section - KPI Trend (Sparklines)
4 - Middle Section - Bar Chart and Scatter Plot
5 - Bottom Section - Table Heatmap (Dynamic)
6 - Filter Pane - Set Up and Optimize
7 - Adding a Logo (interactive tooltip)
8 - Sheet Swapping and Action Filters
9 - Dashboard 2 - Intro and Top Section (Interactive Histograms)
10 - Dashboard 2 - Bottom Section (Map, Treemap, Detail Table)
11 - Dashboard 2 - Adjusting Campaign Levers and Analysis
12 - Exporting and Sharing Your Dashboards and Data
Dashboard Analysis
4 questions