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Beautify your Data: Intro to Data Visualization using Tableau

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Overview

Learn how to transform your data into insightful, beautiful dashboards with Tableau expert Tyler Pernes in this clear, hands-on course.

Whether you work for a large corporation or own your own small business, data is key to making the right decision.  Yet data can only take you so far without visualizing the data in a smart way.  Through a clear, step-by-step approach, this course will give you the foundations needed to build visualizations using the free version of the Business Intelligence tool, Tableau.  Key lessons include:

  • Learn how to designing a dashboard
  • Create calculated fields
  • Building graphs & lay them out on an insightful dashboard

By the end of this course, you will take the concepts you learn to build a dashboard from scratch.  You can even publish your work online to let potential employers or clients see your great work!

Downloadable links found below:

  • QED Worksheet (.docx)
  • QED Worksheet (.pdf)
  • Project Dataset (.csv)

Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • What is a BI Tool?
  • Getting Setup
  • Planning
  • Connecting to Data
  • Navigating the UI
  • Building Sheets
  • Graph Types
  • Calculated Fields Part I
  • Calculated Fields Part II
  • Dashboards
  • Final Thoughts

Taught by

Tyler Pernes

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