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Tue, Nov 12, 6:30pm - Nov 14, 9:30pm (2 sessions)

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Schaumburg, Suburbs
1821 Walden Office Sq Ste 400
At Arbor Dr
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this data visualization training:

Find out how to build effective visualizations and dashboards. Learn how to quickly connect to data sources; build useful calculations; build data visualizations including bar & line charts, geographic maps, scatter plots, dual axis charts, and tables; build dashboards; share with others. Learn how to create and present stories.

Course Outline

1. Getting Started with Tableau

  • Tour and Terminology
  • Connecting to data
2. Creating Data Visualizations
  • Text table, Highlight table, Area chart
  • Line & Bar charts
  • Sorting & Filtering data
  • Formatting data
  • Working with Date Fields
  • Calculated Fields
3. More on Connecting to Data
  • Data Interpreter
  • Understanding Joins
4. Working with Maps
  • Assigning a Geographic Role
  • Maps with Grouping
5. Creating Dashboards
  • Best Practices for Dashboard design
  • Formatting Dashboards
  • Floating vs. Tiled objects
  • Making your Dashboard interactive
6. Share your insights with a Story
  • Recap on building Visualizations
  • Use those Visualizations in a Dashboard
  • Create Story Points from your Dashboard
  • Explore Layout Options and present your Story
7. Sharing
  • Tableau Server, Tableau Online, Tableau Public
  • Tableau Reader, Print to PDF

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6:30pm - 9:30pm TBD 2 $499
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Thu, Nov 14 6:30pm - 9:30pm TBD
9:00am - 4:00pm TBD 1 $499
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