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(100720) Tableau Visual Analytics Essentials (TTDTAB019)

Code: 100719 v031721
Tuition (USD): $1695
Length: 2Days

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Skills Gained:
Join an engaging hands-on learning environment, where you’ll learn: Describe the history, theory, and science behind data visualization, and how all this is built into Tableau’s DNA Engage in the data analysis process including everything from planning your line of questioning to reviewing and communicating your findings Use some basic principles of human visual perception and cognition in your chart design Critique charts and dashboards and offer suggestions for improvement This course has a 50% hands-on labs to 50% lecture ratio with engaging instruction, demos, group discussions, labs, and project work.
Who Should Attend?
Experienced Tableau users.
  • This course leverages Tableau to develop and discuss visualizations but does not include instruction on how to use Tableau. You should be an experienced Tableau user.
  • You are invited to bring three examples of visualizations you’ve created in the past. T
What You Will Learn:
  • Virtual Classroom Live Outline
  • Introducing Visual Analytics
  • What is visual analytics?
  • Strengths and weaknesses of the human visual system
  • Laying the Groundwork for Visual Analysis
  • The analytical process
  • Preparing for analysis
  • Visual Mapping Techniques
  • Working with human perceptual and cognitive processes
  • Encoding data into visual form
  • Working with color
  • Solving Real-World Problems
  • Getting a feel for your data
  • Time series analysis
  • Comparing categories and measures
  • Mapping
  • Communicating Your Findings
  • Fine-tuning for more effective visualization
  • Storytelling and guided analytics
  • Dashboards
Course Info:
Course is based on software release: Tableau

Course notes and announcements:

This course is geared for experienced users who wish to expand their visual analysis toolbox, strengthen their analytical skills, and gain a better understanding of visualization best practices.

This course teaches you how to leverage Tableau to develop and hone your visual analytic skills. You’ll learn how to plan for elegant visual design, implement dashboards that reflect best practices, answer data questions, and how to best communicate with your intended audience.

Follow-On Courses:
Tableau Visual Analytics Intermediate (TTDTAB020)

Live Virtual:
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Engage with your instructor and fellow students via a learning platform and course material designed to ensure a stimulating and productive skills development experience.

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Attend from your PC, Mac or any iOS/Android tablet or smartphone. Connect with the class through your device audio or via toll-free phone number†, depending on available technologies and your interaction preferences.

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Learn the principles and best practices in visual analytics.