Tableau Desktop Training - Analyst

Tableau Desktop Training Analyst



per person
(Plus VAT. Early bird and Group pricing also available.)
2 day course

(4 half day sessions)
This 2 day Tableau Desktop training intermediate course is designed for the professional who has a solid foundation with Tableau and is looking to take it to the next level. Attendees should have a good understanding of the fundamental concepts of building Tableau worksheets and dashboards.
At the end of this course you will be able to communicate insights more effectively, enabling your organisation to make better decisions, quickly.
The Tableau Desktop Analyst training course is aimed at people who are used to working with MS Excel or other Business Intelligence tools and who have preferably been using Tableau already for basic reporting.

The course includes the following topics:

  • Query Sequence
  • Charts & Dashboard Revision
  • Measure Values and Measure Names
  • Dates
  • Building and editing re-usable Data Source Connections
  • Introduction to the different Data Connection types
  • How to join tables and the different join types
  • Integrating data with cross-database Joins
  • Combine data with different granularity – Data Blending
  • How to blend data sources
  • Appending rows from different tables using Unions
  • How do I create, use and combine Sets?
  • How do I show the Top X after applying a filter?
  • Calculated fields vs Table Calculations
  • How to create Calculated Fields
  • Using Calculations as Join clauses for Tables
  • Row level vs Aggregate Calculations
  • Fixing “Cannot mix aggregate and non-aggregate” errors
  • Changing the Level of Detail (LOD) of calculations – what, why and how
  • What are Table Calculations?
  • Scope and Direction of Table Calculations
  • Using a Specific Dimension in a Table Calculation
  • Statistical Analysis using Table Calculations
  • Where and how can I use Parameters?
  • Combining Parameters with Reference Lines
  • Combining Parameters and Filters
  • Compare measures using a Bar-in-Bar Chart
  • Compare progress towards a goal using a Bullet Graph
  • Map options
  • Customising Map layers
  • Correcting Geocode locations
  • Using your own images for spatial analysis
  • Using external files for mapping geometric boundaries
  • Creating Bins and Histograms
  • Creating a Box and Whisker Plot
  • How do I add Trend Lines to my data?
  • How can I quickly analyse my data?
  • How can I extend my data with a Forecast?
  • Designing and building your dashboard
  • Dashboard Best Practices
  • Enabling users to ask questions
  • Visual Best Practices
  • Conveying data-driven Stories
This training course includes over 25 hands-on exercises to help participants “learn by doing” and to assist group discussions around real-life use cases. Each attendee receives an extensive training manual which covers the theory, practical applications and use cases, exercises and solutions together with a USB with all the materials required for the training.
The course starts at 09:30 on the first day and ends at 17:00. On the second day the course starts at 09:00 and ends at 17:00.
Students must bring their own laptop with an active version of Tableau Desktop 10.5 (or later) pre-installed.
Tableau Desktop Analyst

Upcoming Analyst courses:

Upcoming Analyst courses:

  • Online

    24 - 27 MAY 21

    09:30 to 13:00 BST
  • Online

    26 - 29 JUL 21

    09:30 to 13:00 BST
  • Online

    27 - 30 SEP 21

    09:30 to 13:00 BST
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    Visual DJ

    With over 25 years experience of turning data into actionable insights, Visual DJ delivers Tableau training to groups and individuals across the UK. Our Expert is a Tableau Qualified Associate who specialises in teaching Tableau skills to non-specialist professionals who are neither analysts nor data wranglers. Learn more about Visual DJ.