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Data Visualization in Tableau

via Udacity


Learn the fundamentals of data visualization and practice communicating with data. This course covers how to apply design principles, human perception, color theory, and effective storytelling with data. If you present data to others, aspire to be a business analyst or data scientist, or if you’d like to become more effective with visualization tools, then you can grow your skills with this course.

This course is part of both the Business Analyst and Data Analyst Nanodegree Programs.


  • Data Visualization Fundamentals
    • Learn why visualization is so important in analytics.,Learn about exploratory versus explanatory visualizations.,Get introduced to data types and ways to encode data.
  • Design Principles
    • Use chart type, color, size, and shape to get the most out of data visualizations.,Learn about the importance of limiting the amount of data presented in an analysis.,Learn to use data with integrity.
  • Creating Visualizations with Tableau
    • Do basic functions in Tableau, like inputting data and building charts.,Learn to use colors, shapes, and other tools to dig deep into data.,Learn to use calculations to create new data columns.
  • Telling Stories with Tableau
    • Build Tableau dashboards.,Create visualizations to tell stories with data.

Taught by

Mat Leonard


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  • Very Nice course, effective teaching, highly interactive and providing insights. Quizzes are highly engaging. Videos can be more detailed.

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