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September 2021 Tableau Desktop Advanced Analyst, Online

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This 6-half day Tableau Desktop Advanced course is designed for the professional who uses Tableau regularly as part of their day to day role

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The course will take place online, 9.30am-1.00pm, on the following dates:

14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd & 23rd September 2021

This 6 halfday Tableau Desktop Advanced training course is designed for the professional who has been working with Tableau for some time and is looking to dive deeper. You will review all calculation types and apply Table Calculations and Level of Detail Expressions in multiple use cases. You will also learn advanced techniques for analysing time series data, cohorts and survey data. You will learn advanced mapping and dashboard techniques to help improve the insights gained for your target audience.

Attendees should have a deep understanding of the fundamental concepts of building Tableau worksheets and dashboards and be comfortable with the techniques learnt in the Foundation and Analyst courses.

At the end of this course you will be able to apply and combine some of the more complex capabilities and techniques that Tableau has to offer.

In addition to our regular 2 day syllabus we have added an additional day so that we can add learning for many new features introduced into Tableau over the last couple of years

Topics covered include:

The course includes the following topics:

RECAP: CALCULATIONS

Review of Number Functions

Review of String Functions

Review of Date Functions

Review of Type Conversions

Review of Logical Functions

Review of Aggregate Functions

Alternatives to Calculations

2 Hands-on exercises

GETTING THE MOST FROM TABLE CALCULATIONS

What are and when to use Table Calculations

What Table Calculation Types are there?

Defining the Scope and Direction of calculations

Using Table Calculations in Calculated Fields

How do Filters work with Table Calculations?

7 Hands-on exercises

LODS - LEVEL OF DETAIL EXPRESSIONS

Overview

FIXED LOD

How do Filters work with LODs?

INCLUDE LOD

EXCLUDE LOD

Nesting LODs

Comparing the various Calculation Types

5 Hands-on exercises

ADVANCED TECHNIQUES FOR ANALYSING TIME-BASED DATA

Creating Sparklines

Creating Slope Charts

Creating Control Charts

Creating Bump Charts

4 Hands-on exercises

ANALYSING BEHAVIOURS IN DATA

Creating Cohort Analysis

Analysing Survey Data

2 Hands-on exercises

ADVANCED TECHNIQUES FOR MAPPING

Mapping Distance from a point

Normalising map areas with Hexbins

Combining Spatial & Data Files

3 Hands-on exercises

ADVANCED CONSIDERATIONS FOR DASHBOARDS

Identifying your Audience

Using Containers and Layout

Considerations for Dashboard Elements

Sheet swapping

Adding Dashboard Actions to Context

2 Hands-on exercises

This training course includes 25 hands-on exercises to help participants "learn by doing" and to assist group discussions around real-life use cases. Each attendee receives an extensive training manual which covers the theory, practical applications and use cases, exercises and solutions.

In addition to the regular syllabus we will also cover the following New Features

Viz in Tooltips

Set Actions

Parameter Actions

Show/Hide Containers

Dashboard Navigation Button

Replace Worksheet in a Dashboard (DB)

Show/Hide Sort Controls

Vector Maps

Customisable reference line tooltips

Automatic dashboard phone layouts

Export to PowerPoint

Transparent worksheet backgrounds

Density Mark Type (New Heatmap)

Dashboard Extensions

Step and Jump Lines

Dashboard Grids

Nested sorting improvements

Ask Data

Explain Data

Spatial Calculations

Negative values on log axis

Additional clustering functionality

Enhanced cross-database join control

What people are saying about our courses:

"I would definitely recommend taking this course if you have a working knowledge of Tableau. Even the little tips Steve explains will make using Tableau a lot easier. Looking forward to putting what I've learned into practice." Aron F., Grove & Dean.

"Steve is an excellent teacher and has a vast knowledge of Tableau. I learned a huge amount over the two days that I can immediately apply at work." John B., Mporium.

"Steve not only provided a comprehensive explanation of the content of the course but also allowed time for discussing particular business issues that participants may be facing. That was really useful as part of my learning process." Juan C., Financial Conduct Authority.

"Course was fantastic and completely relevant to the work I am doing with Tableau.  I particularly liked Steve's method of teaching and how he applied the course material to 'real-life' use-cases." Richard W., Dashboard Consulting Ltd.

"This course was extremely useful and excellent value. It helped me formalise my learning and I have taken a lot of useful tips away which will help me in everyday work." Lauren M., Baillie Gifford.

The course starts at 09:30 on the first day and ends at 17:00. On the second and third days, the course starts at 09:00 and ends at 17:00. A comprehensive training manual is provided together with a USB with all the materials required for the training. 

Students must bring their own laptop with an active version of Tableau 2019.2 (or later) pre-installed.

Please contact the organiser for not-for-profit pricing options.

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