Course Code: 9852

Tableau Business Intelligence

Class Dates:
2 Days
Class Time:
Instructor-Led Training, Virtual Instructor-Led Training


  • Course Overview
  • Tableau is a software tool that can speed up data analysis through its rich visualization capabilities, and help uncover insights for better and smarter decision making.

    In this 2 day course you will:

    Become familiar with the Tableau interface
    Build basic to more advanced charts with step-by-step recipes
    Use filters, calculated fields, parameters, and actions to add interactivity to charts and dashboards
    Prepare and transform data for analysis using Tableau’s built-in tools and functions
    Create effective and compelling dashboards and story points
    Leverage Tableau’s mapping capabilities to visualize location and shape data
    Integrate analytics and forecasting to enhance data analysis
    Get to know tips and tricks to work more quickly and effectively in Tableau
    Increase your confidence and competence in creating rich, interactive visualizations in Tableau
  • Audience
  • Business, data, and analytics professionals who want to build rich interactive visualizations using Tableau.

    Build beautiful, interactive dashboards and visualizations in Tableau 10 that help you make informed decisions


Course Details

  • Basic Charts
  • Introduction
  • Creating a bar chart
  • Creating a stacked bar chart
  • Creating a line chart
  • Creating a scatter plot
  • Creating a heat map
  • Creating a text table (crosstab)
  • Creating a highlight table
  • Creating an area chart and a pie chart
  • Creating a bubble chart
  • Creating a word cloud
  • Creating a tree map
  • Advanced Charts
  • Introduction
  • Creating a histogram
  • Creating a small multiple chart
  • Creating a shared axis chart
  • Creating a combo chart (dual axis chart)
  • Creating a bullet chart
  • Creating a bar in bar chart, donut chart
  • Creating a unit chart, Creating a box and whisker chart
  • Creating a sparkline with indicators
  • Creating a KPI text table
  • Creating a waterfall chart
  • Creating a population pyramid
  • Interactivity
  • nteractivity, Introduction
  • Creating a motion chart
  • Creating a dynamic column/row trellis chart
  • Creating a top/bottom N filter
  • Comparing one to everything else
  • Dynamically displaying dimensions
  • Dynamically displaying and sorting measures
  • Creating a custom date period filter
  • Dashboards and Story Points
  • Dashboards and Story Points
  • Introduction
  • Creating a filter action
  • Creating a highlight action
  • Creating a URL action
  • Creating an Infographic-like dashboard
  • Creating story points
  • Maps and Geospatial Visualization
  • Maps and Geospatial Visualization
  • Introduction
  • Adding data layers to map
  • Creating custom territories
  • Working with Web Map Service (WMS)
  • Using path to display movement in map
  • Mapping custom polygons
  • Importing custom geocoding
  • Using a custom image background
  • Analytics
  • Analytics
  • Introduction
  • Adding a constant line
  • Adding a trend line
  • Using a reference line
  • Adding a reference band
  • Performing cluster analysis
  • Performing linear regression with R
  • Data Preparation
  • Data Preparation
  • Introduction
  • Using the Data Interpreter and pivot
  • using the legacy Jet driver
  • using schema.ini to resolve data type issues
  • Pivoting columns
  • Using union
  • Using join
  • Using blend
  • Calculated Fields Primer
  • Calculated Fields Primer
  • Different ways to create calculated fields
  • Calculated field windows
  • Functions in Tableau
  • Function syntax
  • Word of caution
  • Different types of calculated fields
  • Dealing with NULLs
  • Tidbits