This two-day Tableau Desktop Advanced training course is designed to provide you with the skills required to become a Tableau power user. The course is designed for the professional who has solid working experience with Tableau and wants to take it to the next level. You should have a deep understanding of all the fundamental concepts of building worksheets and dashboards, but may scratch your head when working with more complex issues. This course will include extensive hands-on activities to re-enforce the skills and knowledge attained.


Learning Objectives

At the end of this class, the student will be able to:

  • Build advanced chart types and visualizations
  • Build complex calculations to manipulate your data
  • Work with statistics and statistical techniques
  • Implement advanced geographic mapping techniques and use custom images and geo coding to build spatial visualizations of non-geographic data
  • Implement all options in working with data: Joining multiple tables, data blending,
  • Performance considerations and working with the Data Engine, sharing your connections as meta data, and understand when to implement which connection method.
  • Work with parameters and input controls
  • Build better dashboards using techniques for guided analytics, interactive dashboard design and visual best practices
    Implement many efficiency tips and tricks
  • Understand the basics of Tableau Server and other options for sharing your results

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Working with Single Data Sources
  • Using Multiple Data Sources
  • Using Calculations in Tableau
  • Advanced Table Calculations
  • Creating and Using Parameters
  • Comparing Measures Against a Goal
  • Showing the Biggest and the Smallest Values
  • Tableau Geocoding
  • Statistics and Forecasting
  • Showing Distributions of Data
  • Dashboards and Stories