Tableau Fundamentals

Our Tableau Fundamentals training course is designed to get you up and running with Tableau. This hands-on training will provide familiarity with the Tableau interface, connecting to data sources and creating your first visualisations, together with plenty of tips on how to make sure your graphs are as insightful as possible

  • Data Visualisation best practice: A quick look at the do’s & don’ts of visualising data
  • Connecting to your data: Editing, filtering and extracting a data source; Tableau Data Extracts (TDEs) & why / when you should use them
  • Tableau terminology: Measures & dimensions, discrete vs continuous, pills & shelves giving familiarity with the Tableau interface and key terms to analyse the correct data sets
  • Using the Tableau interface: Creating your first visualisations, custom colours, labels, sorting, filtering and search
  • Keeping your data organised: folders & hierarchies – increasing efficiencies and accessing what you need
  • Creating calculations: Including basic arithmetic calculations: custom aggregations and ratios, date handling, and quick table calculations
  • Introduction to the most common chart types: Represent your data using Cross tabs, Geographic maps, Heat maps, Bar charts, Dual axis charts, Scatter plots & Bullet charts
  • Building dashboards and stories to share visualisations: Best practice data viz tips
  • Using the hover-over functionality to add depth to your visualisations – Supplemental details, sub graphs within hover over, key elements supporting the data set
  • Explore your business’s data in powerful and intuitive new ways
  • Build interactive dashboards that bring meaning to your data
  • Combine data from across your organisation to identify trends and derive powerful new insights
  • Share your dashboards with multiple users in the knowledge that everyone is seeing the same ‘single source of truth’

This course is designed for the beginner to intermediate-level Tableau user. It is for anyone who works with data – regardless of technical or analytical background.

This course is designed to help you understand and use the important concepts and techniques in Tableau to move from simple to complex visualisations and learn how to combine them in interactive dashboards.

  • One-day classroom-based training course in central London
  • Small groups of maximum 10 attendees
  • Expert Tableau trainer
  • Hands-on practical exercises and interactive quizzes
  • Post-course online training manual
  • Post-course email-based support for 3 months
  • Excellent coffee, artisan sandwiches and plenty of snacks through the day

Tool

Tableau

Level

Beginner

Price

£450 *Spring Offer! £350

Location

Old Street, London
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