Tableau Desktop Training - Analyst

Tableau Desktop Training Analyst



per person

1 week access to e-learning platform with a
Live introduction session and
2 Live Q&A sessions

(Tuesday to Tuesday)


per person

4 week access to e-learning platform with a

Live introduction session and

5 Live Q&A sessions

(Tuesday Week 1 to Tuesday Week 4)


per person

2 Day Live Online Course
4 Half Day Sessions 9.30am-1.30pm

For Private Onsite or Online classroom style training for teams please click here to contact us for a quote

This 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 oe should have attended our Tableau Desktop Foundation Course.

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 is split into 3 phases and 9 modules:

Phase 1: AMPLIFY

  • Revision – What I Should Know
    • What is possible
    • How does Tableau deal with data
    • Know your way around
    • How do we format charts
    • How Tableau deals with dates
    • Charts that compare multiple measures
    • Creating Tables
  • Relationships
  • Joining Tables – Join Types, Joining tables within the same database, cross database joins, join calculations
  • Blending – How to create a blend with common fields, Custom defined Field relationships and mismatched element names, Calculated fields in blended data sources
  • Unions – Manual Unions and mismatched columns, Wildcard unions
  • Data Extracts – Creating & Editing Data extracts
  • Row Level v Aggregations
  • Aggregating dimensions in calculations
  • Changing the Level of Detail (LOD) of calculations – What, Why, How
  • Adding Table Calculations

Phase 2: ANALYSE

  • Making things dynamic with parameters
  • Sets
  • Trend Lines
  • How do we format charts
  • Forecasting
  • Using your own images for spatial analysis
  • Mapping with Spatial files
  • Advanced Charts
    • Bar in Bar charts
    • Bullet graphs
    • Creating Bins and Histograms
    • Creating a Box & Whisker plot

Phase 2: ACT

  • Using the dashboard interface and Device layout
  • Dashboard Actions and Viz In tooltips
  • Horizontal & Vertical containers
  • Navigate between dashboards
  • Telling data driven stories
    • What is Tableau Server
    • Publishing & Permissions
    • How can your users engage with content

This training course includes over 25 hands-on exercises and quizzes to help participants “learn by doing” and to assist group discussions around real-life use cases. Each attendee receives a login to our extensive training portal which covers the theory, practical applications and use cases, exercises, solutions and quizzes in both written and video format.

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 2018.2 (or later) pre-installed.

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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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    Coronavirus Update (COVID-19)

    Our Cancellation policy and commitment to our customers

    In these uncertain times we would like to provide our clients with assurance that we will limit the impact of the above upon your training as much as possible.
    As has always been our policy, should you need to cancel your attendance on one of our courses then we will let you attend the next one at your earliest convenience, with no additional cost.
    We are currently providing our training courses live online. If this is of interest, please do get in contact.

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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.
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