Learn Data Visualization with Tableau 9.1

Unlock the Value of Big Data and Improve Your Own Earning Potential!
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

Learn Data Visualization with Tableau 9.1 is an introductory course that will enable you to do the following:

  1. Prepare your data for Tableau visualization development;
  2. Deliver a data-driven dashboard using Tableau; and
  3. Expand your skills, make yourself more valuable, and earn more money!

A real-world case study will be used to further illustrate the concepts of Tableau and to provide a foundation for our learning objectives.

What are the requirements?

  • This is an introductory course and does not have any learning prerequisites. A basic understanding of Microsoft Excel would be helpful, but not necessary.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Setup and configure your own Tableau software development environment
  • Connect Tableau to your data file
  • Become familiar with the terminology used in the tool
  • Create your own data visualizations using a variety of chart type
  • Publish these data visualizations into a dashboard available on the web
  • Find hidden value in your data!

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for YOU, if you want to quickly learn how to setup, use, and interact with Tableau
  • This course is meant for YOU, if you have a need to visualize and present data in a compelling manner to your boss, your customers, your students, etc.
  • This course is meant for YOU, if you are looking to expand your skills and, in turn, your earning potential using Tableau
  • This course is NOT for you, if you already have a working knowledge of Tableau 9.0
  • This course is NOT for you, if you are currently using another tool, other than Tableau, for your data visualization needs

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Section 1: Welcome to Learn Data Visualization with Tableau 9.1

Introduction of the high-level topics that we will be diving into throughout this course.


Overview of my skills and qualifications to teach this course.

Section 2: Getting Started with Tableau Data Visualization

System requirements, along with software download and installation instruction


Points to consider before beginning your work with Tableau


Tips on getting your data ready for building visualizations in Tableau

Section 2 Review
3 questions
Section 3: Learning the Basics of Tableau

Step-by-step instruction on connecting our sample data file to Tableau


Walk-through of the components that make up the Tableau interface


Bringing all of the concepts together by creating our first visualization

Section 3 Review
4 questions
Section 4: Building Visualization Worksheets

Overview of the "Table" visualization type

The “Table” is probably the simplest chart type and is used to organize and display raw data.


Overview of the "Bar Chart" visualization type

You'll want to use a bar chart to show comparisons among categories of data


Overview of the "Line Chart" visualization type

The key to line charts is that they are used to show trends in data, usually over time


Overview of the "Area Chart" visualization type

The Area Chart is used to show both trends and volume of data


Overview of the "Pie Chart" visualization type

The Pie is used to show distribution of a whole data set


Overview of the "Map" visualization type

Maps are used to show geographic distribution of data


Overview of the "Tree Map" visualization type

Tree maps are used to compare relative proportions in data


Overview of the "Circle" visualization type

Circles are very similar to tree maps, and used to compare relative proportions in data

Section 4 Review
4 questions
Section 5: Assembling Dashboards
Creating and Publishing Your Dashboard
Section 5 Review
3 questions
Section 6: Learning More About Tableau
More Advanced Topics
Tips for staying on track with your Tableau Development
Key Resources

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Instructor Biography

Jay Carroll, Experienced Business Intelligence Professional

Greetings! My name is Jay and, as an instructor, I have 2 main objectives:

1) to build your skills in the areas of data visualization and analytics; and

2) to help you improve your earning potential

I have 20 years of experience in information technology, with the last 10 working in leadership roles in business intelligence and data warehousing initiatives for large corporations across various industries.

While relatively new to the teaching space, I seek to share my real-world expertise with you to help you unlock the hidden value in your organization's data by teaching you how to use leading tools. My courses include business-relevant case studies and examples to help reinforce the lessons and to more quickly allow you to apply these skills to your particular situation.

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