Get Started With Tableau

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Learn how to create an account on Tableau Public as well as how to use the forever-free desktop application.

Learn how to upload data, and will gain experience differentiating between dimensions and measures, discrete and continuous variables.

Learn how to create bar graphs, line graphs and tables.

1-2 hrs
Intermediate
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

Tableau is a powerful software program frequently used by business analysts in a variety of departments including sales, marketing, finance, operation and more. Analysts within these departments use Tableau to create visualizations that explain datasets and tell data stories. In this project, learners will learn the basic steps to begin using Tableau. They will learn how to upload data and how the user interface works. Learners will move on to understand the difference between dimensions and measures as well as discrete and concrete variables. Learners will apply these new skills as they build bar graphs, line graphs, and tables. At the conclusion of this project, learners will feel confident in their ability to answer common business questions with Tableau visualizations. Along the way, there are questions and challenges to test learning and to display skills.

Skills you will develop

  • Business Analytics

  • strategy

  • Analytics

  • Data Analysis

  • Data Visualization (DataViz)

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Download Tableau

  2. Get To Know The User Interface

  3. Build a Bar Graph

  4. Dimensions Vs Measures

  5. Understand Discrete and Continuous Variables by Building a Line Graph

  6. Display Data in a Table

  7. Challenge Task - Create Your Own Visualizations

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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By purchasing a Guided Project, you'll get everything you need to complete the Guided Project including access to a cloud desktop workspace through your web browser that contains the files and software you need to get started, plus step-by-step video instruction from a subject matter expert.

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You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.