Course Description

In this two-day course, you will be introduced to Tableau Desktop tools such as visualization building, analytics and dashboards. The focus is to help you understand the important concepts and techniques used in Tableau in Data Analytics in order to move from simple to complex visualizations and learn how to combine them in interactive. Upon completion, you should be able to build your own real-world data and tell a story about your visualization in Tableau Desktop.

See specific content information below in sections "Expected Outcomes" and "Attend and You Will Learn."

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Attend and You Will Receive

Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of completion from NC State University.

Attend and You Will Learn / Expected Outcome

Expected Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will:

  • Utilize Tableau interface environment
  • Connect with Tableau data
  • Create most powerful Tableau data visualizations
  • Create meaningful dashboards for business intelligence
  • Interact with Dashboard and Tell a Story

Attend and You Will Learn

  • Introduction and Overview of Tableau
  • Getting Started
  • Samples from Tableau
  • Connecting to your Data
  • Introduce Visualization Types such as:
    • Pie Chart and Bar Charts
    • Geographic Map
    • Cross Tab 
    • Page Trails
    • Heat Map
    • Density Chart
    • Scatter Plots
    • Small Multiples
    • Trend Lines
    • Circles Charts, Others
  • Analysis/ Creating Views
  • Calculated Fields
  • Formatting/Filtering
  • Building Interactive Dashboards
  • Tell your Story
  • Sharing Workbooks
  • Labs/Hands-On/Projects

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Section Title
Tableau Level 1
Th, F
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Sep 10, 2020 to Sep 11, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Off Campus
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Standard Registration Fee non-credit $545.00