Tableau Desktop for Data Analysis & Data Visualization
What you'll learn
- Build professional-quality reports & dashboards with Tableau Desktop
- Transform raw data into beautiful interactive visuals
- Learn the same tools used by professional business intelligence analysts and data scientists
- Showcase your skills with course projects & assignments (with step-by-step solutions)
- Explore unique data sets and case studies (from Crossfit Competitions to UFO sightings)
- Learn from a best-selling instructor and award-winning Tableau developer
- This course is compatible with both Tableau Public (free) or Tableau Desktop (paid)
- We'll walk through the download & installation process (you do NOT need to have Tableau already installed)
- Prior experience with analytics or BI platforms is helpful, but not required
Tableau Desktop is one of the most popular data visualization and self-service BI platforms in the world, and a powerful tool for analysts, data scientists, and business intelligence professionals alike.
This course is a practical, hands-on and project-based introduction to Tableau, designed to teach you how to connect, analyze and visualize raw data with real-world projects and case studies.
Throughout the course, you'll be playing the role of a newly hired Business Intelligence Analyst for Maven Supplies, a cutting-edge office supply store looking to bring the sizzle back to copy paper and sticky notes. Your mission? Use Tableau Desktop to design and build an executive-level dashboard, from the ground up.
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 Desktop skills.
We'll start with a quick intro to the Tableau platform and community, then connect and transform our first dataset. From there we'll explore sorting, filtering and grouping tools, build and format visuals, define custom calculations and parameters, and finally tie it all together with dynamic, interactive dashboards and stories:
Introducing Tableau Desktop
Installing Tableau, community tools, interface & workflow, helpful resources, etc.
Connecting to Data
Connection types, data interpreter, unions & joins, live connections vs. extracts, etc.
Sorting, Filtering & Grouping
Dimensions vs. measures, context filters, sets & hierarchies, action filters, etc.
Visualizing Data with the Marks Card
Mark types, visual properties, stacking marks, the pages shelf, analytics tools, etc.
Analyzing Data with Calcs & Parameters
Aggregations, table calcs, LOD expressions, parameters, addressing & partitioning, etc.
Building Interactive Dashboards
Dashboard objects & sizing, tiled vs. floating, device designer, stories, etc.
As you develop your reputation as an expert analyst, you'll encounter a number of extra assignments designed to test your skills and provide an opportunity to apply them to new projects. You'll explore CrossFit competition data, analyze real estate listings, visualize UFO sightings, build reports & dashboards to track hybrid & electric vehicle owners, and more.
By the end of the course, you'll have a deep and well-rounded understanding of Tableau Desktop, and can feel confident adding Tableau skills to your professional resume. Not only will you have developed an entire business intelligence dashboard from scratch, but you will have gained the knowledge and confidence to apply these tools to your own projects.
Whether you're a casual user, aspiring analyst, or data science professional, this course will give you the tools you need to become an absolute Tableau ROCKSTAR -- guaranteed.
Join today and get immediate, lifetime access to the following:
10+ hours of high-quality video
100+ page Tableau 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 Desktop
- Data analysts or data scientists hoping to add powerful visualization and BI skills to the resume
- Aspiring data professionals looking to learn one of the most popular self-service BI tools on the planet
- Anyone looking to pursue a career in data analysis, data visualization or business intelligence
- Students who want a comprehensive, engaging, and highly interactive approach to training
Maven Analytics helps individuals and teams build expert-level analytics & business intelligence skills.
We've helped more than 1,000,000 students around the world build job-ready skills, master sought-after tools like Excel, SQL, Power BI, Tableau & Python, and build the foundation for a successful career in data.
At Maven Analytics, we empower everyday people to change the world with data.
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!