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Tableau 2020 Training for Data Science & Business Analytics

This course in Tableau will teach you to visualize data using Tableau 2020 and present compelling stories using data
Farzan Sajahan
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Analyze and visualize data using Tableau 2020
Install Tableau Desktop 2020
Connect Tableau to a number of data source types such as Microsoft Excel, comma separated values, google sheets etc
Learn to navigate through Tableau working environment
Understand common data types used in Tableau, and terminologies such as measures and dimensions
Create line charts in Tableau
Create bar charts in Tableau
Create area charts in Tableau
Create treemaps in Tableau
Create packed bubbles in Tableau
Create cross-tabs and highlight tables in Tableau
Create pie charts in Tableau
Create Maps in Tableau
Use additional details to pack information in your charts using color, size, and marks etc
Create combined axis and dual axis charts to convey more information in a single chart
Format your charts to make your charts stand out
Add interactive elements such as filters, tool tips, and parameters to create highly interactive charts and dashboards
Create interactive dashboards
Create stories
Create animated charts
Create calculated fields
Create table calculations
Create Level of Detail (LOD) expressions
Add action elements using quick action filters and action elements to your dashboards
Prepare datasets using renaming field names, creating aliases, splitting fields etc
Prepare data tables using union, joins, blends and data modelling
Export and distribute your workbook to your audience

Learn data visualization using Tableau 2020 using hands on approach. Whether you have no or little skills in tableau, in this course you will learn tableau and develop skills that will help you present information and tell compelling stories using data.

What is Tableau?

Tableau is the powerful, market leading data visualization and business intelligence software using intuitive drag-and-drop approach that help you to visually analyze data and create stunning visualizations.

Tableau’s simple interface makes anybody interact with the visualizations, discover patterns using underlying data and help make quick decisions.

Why should you learn tableau?

Whether you are an analyst or a business intelligence developer or anyone who has to deal with or present data in your day to day work, Tableau will make your life a lot better with its intuitive visual analytics.

If you are not into dealing with data but want to build a career in data science, data visualization and business analytics then Tableau is one of the most important tools you must learn to move forward in your career.

You will be pleasantly surprised by the quality of the data visualizations you will create within just a couple of weeks into using Tableau.

Your stakeholders and customers would see remarkable value in the data visualization you would create using Tableau.

Plus, if you have been spending hours and hours building charts using other clunky programs, then switching to tableau can save you literally hundreds of hours.

What students say about this course?

“I was familiar with Tableau even before starting this course, despite that I found the lessons bringing out an extra level of useful detail and Tableau features. Also I found the lessons appropriately paced which allowed me to try it out in parallel within Tableau. So I’d highly recommend this course to total newbies and familiar beginners alike” – Sendil A B

“I am a beginner and I find this course extremely useful. The author explains the concepts clearly. The pace of the narration is perfect. Excited to deep dive into this course.” – Ram Shankar

What can you expect from this course?

Whether you have little or no knowledge about Tableau 2020, by the end of this course, you will be able to:

1. Connect any data and walk through Tableau 2020 with ease

2. Build most commonly used charts such as line chart, bar chart, stacked bar chart, area chart, scatter plot, tree maps, pie charts, maps etc in Tableau from scratch as well as using the in-built templates

3. Create dashboards by combining multiple charts to present a broad picture to your audience

4. Build interactive elements such as filters, action filters, tool tips, highlights etc to allow your audience to interact with the charts and dashboards

5. Animate simple charts to create stunning visual effects

6. Create stories using dashboards and charts to convey a compelling narrative through data visualization

7. Create calculations using calculated fields, table calculations and level of detail expressions in Tableau

8. Apply data clean up techniques such as removing unnecessary variables, filtering rows, splitting data fields, combine and rename classes etc.

9. Combine data from multiple sources using unions, joins, data blending and data modeling techniques.

10. Save, export and distribute your work to your audiences, key stakeholders and customers

Who should take this course?

You should take the course,

  • If you have little or no existing knowledge in tableau

  • If you have some Tableau skills but you want to get better

  • If you want to learn Tableau from scratch and be able to create great data visualization

  • If are looking to move forward in your career by building skills in data science, data visualization and business analytics

  • If you are someone who works with data day in and day out and look forward to interesting ways to visualize data

  • If you are frustrated with the limitations of the clunky programs and the time you spend in building visualizations

About me

My name is Farzan Sajahan. I am a business management and data science consultant.

I have over 15 years of experience in helping organizations make data driven decisions and in rolling out tableau powered business intelligence frameworks.

I currently run an analytics consulting firm focusing on analytics in operations, and marketing management.

I have a degree in electronics and communication engineering from Anna University, India and an MBA from Erasmus University, The Netherlands.

And I am based out of Chennai, India.

Introduction to this course

Welcome! What is tableau? How to get started?
Install Tableau v2020 in your computer
Read this: Important note about data set for this course

Business challenge – Analyzing Super Stores dataset

Business challenge: Analyzing Super Store dataset
Connecting to Tableau to the Super Store dataset
Navigating through Tableau
Data types and terminologies used in Tableau
Create your first chart in Tableau: Sales trend using line chart
Create a Bar chart to show sales trend
Adding colors, changing size, and adding labels to the charts
Generate output from Tableau and share your work with your audience
End of section challenge (1) : Create a profit trend chart

More chart types in Tableau

Creating area charts in Tableau
Creating bar charts in Tableau
Creating treemaps in Tableau
Creating packed bubble charts in Tableau
Creating text tables, highlight tables and cross tables in Tableau
Creating pie charts in Tableau
Creating scatter plots in Tableau
Creating maps in Tableau
End of section challenge (2): Create a word cloud

Making your charts stand out

Formatting charts and adding labels
Create combined axis charts in Tableau
Create dual axis charts in Tableau
Adding tool tips to your charts
Adding Filters to your charts
Creating wild card filters
Creating conditional filters
Filtering top or bottom items in a chart
End of section challenge (3) : Create tool tips
End of section challenge (4) : Create filters

Create your first dashboard

Let's learn about the dashboard layout in Tableau
Adding charts to the dashboard
Build interactions in the dashboard
Create action filters from scratch
Create highlight actions from scratch
End of section challenge (5) : Create a dashboard

Calculated fields, advanced filters, and parameters

Introduction to calculated fields and create numerical calculations
Calculated fields using logical operators
Let's learn some of the most common operators in the calculated fields
Parameters: Using parameters to change filter settings
More use for parameters: selecting charts using parameters
End of section challenge (6) : Create a calculated field

Table calculations and Level of Detail expressions

Introduction to table calculations and creating percentage and cumulative sales
Let's learn more about the table calculations
Building a Pareto chart using table calculations
Introduction to Level of Detail expressions
Types of LOD: Fixed, Include, Exclude
End of section challenge (7) : Create a pareto chart

Create stories in Tableau

Let's learn about stories in Tableau
Build a story from scratch
Create animated charts in Tableau
End of section challenge (8) : Create an animated chart

Data clean up and table preparation in Tableau

Introduction to data and table preparation
Data clean up and preparation
Data modeling

Solutions to the end of section exercises

Solution to the end of section challenge (1) : Create a profit trend chart
Solution to the end of section challenge (2): Create a word cloud
Solution to the end of section challenge (3) : Create tool tips
Solution to the end of section challenge (4) : Create filters
Solution to the end of section challenge (5) : Create a dashboard
Solution to the end of section challenge (6) : Create a calculated field
Solution to the end of section challenge (7) : Create a pareto chart
Solution to the end of section challenge (8) : Create an animated chart
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