Design Your Data: Tableau Bootcamp

at General Assembly - Online

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Course Details
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$250 8 seats
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Wed, Jun 03, 10:00am - 4:00pm ET

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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this it class:

Participants will learn how powerful a tool like Tableau can be to showcase data in a visually insightful manner. The major difference between the workshop and this bootcamp is the accelerated level of functionalities that will be taught.

Participants will sign up for a free trial of Tableau Desktop and be given a large data set for hands on trainings throughout the bootcamp. We will be walking through the analytics workflow with a real world case study using Tableau to build a dashboard to tell an insightful story. Below are the functionalities students will leave understanding.

    The following are fundamentals that Participants will walk away with:

    • Connecting to data
    • Measures v. Dimensions
    • Tableau Tips and Tricks
    • Filters, Parameters and Calculations
    • Data Visualization
    • Fundamentals of Data Visualization
    • Creating Dashboards
    • Advanced Visualizations
    • Maps with Tableau
    • Customization
    • Publishing with Tableau
    • Tableau Desktop vs. Tableau Web vs. Tableau Reader

    Takeaways

    • Use the analytics workflow using Tableau to slow a sample real world case study
    • Understand and use a variety of Tableau functionalities to build a sample dashboard
    • Understand data visualization concepts and fundamental principles

    Preparation

    • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
    • Free Tableau trial downloaded to laptop, ready to go at start of class
    • This course will occur completely online using Zoom and Slack.
    • Course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your course launches.


    Course Details for May 19

    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

    • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
    • An installed version of Tableau Public or Tableau Desktop on your computer, which can be found https://public.tableau.com/en-us/s/.
    • 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.
    • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
    • This course will occur completely online using Zoom and Slack.
    • Course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your course launches.

    Remote Learning

    This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

    Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the 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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