Design Your Data: Tableau Bootcamp

at General Assembly - Flatiron

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Price:
$275 8 seats
Start Date:

Thu, Dec 12, 10:00am - 5:00pm

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Location:
Flatiron, Manhattan
10 E 21st St 3rd Fl
Btwn Broadway & 5th Ave
New York, New York 10010
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Jonathan Bechtel

What you'll learn in this it class:

Tableau is an incredibly powerful tool for exploring and visualizing your data. This day long bootcamp will allow people with no experience in Tableau to re-create all of its major charts and turn them into a functional, interactive dashboard by the end of the day.

Once people understand the power of Tableau they can quickly perform vital business analysis that would take 3-5x times as long with other software tools. When you are finished you’ll have a fully functional capability to harness Tableau’s native powers to aggregate, visualize, filter and segment your data in a way that will breathe new life into your organization.

Schedule: Session I: The Basics
  • Introduction to Tableau, and its different licenses and purchase options
  • Loading different types of data into Tableau, and how to connect them
  • Dimensions, Measures, and Tableau’s major data types
  • The nuts and bolts of Tableau’s UI
  • Basic chart building with Tableau: how it creates its layout and handles different data types
  • How to use Marks to create visual diversity with your Tableau visuals
  • How to re-create the 12 or so most commonly used charts in Tableau
  • How to use filters to segment and explore patterns within your data
Session II: Advanced Analysis
  • Dashboards: basic layouts and functionality
  • Dashboards: building interactivity and dynamic behavior
  • Dashboards: self-paced study session
  • How to manage and organize your data within Tableau with groups, folders and hierarchies
  • Table calculations: how they work, and how to use them to add additional insight into your data
  • Calculated columns: their basic syntax
  • Calculated columns: how to create conditional logic inside your charts
  • Parameters: make your filters and custom variables interactive, so you can better explore ‘what-if’ scenarios within your data
Takeaways
  • Fully understand the basics behind how Tableau structures its data and determines relationships between variables
  • Create almost all of Tableau’s primary chart types, as well as make modifications to them to better fit your own needs
  • Aggregate your charts into functional, interactive dashboards
  • Use advanced analytical techniques to add additional layers of insight into your data visualizations
Preparation
An installed version of Tableau Public or Tableau Desktop on your computer, which can be found. A data set will either be provided before class via e-mail or day of instruction. You do not need any previous experience with Tableau or any other software to take this class.

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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