Lantec | Course: Tableau Desktop: Part 2

Tableau Desktop: Part 2

2 days

Course Description:

Data-backed visualizations allow anyone to explore, analyze, and report insights and trends from data. Tableau® software is designed for this purpose. Tableau was built to connect to a wide range of data sources and allows users to quickly create visualizations of connected data to gain insights, show trends, and create reports. Beyond the fundamental capabilities of creating data driven visualizations, Tableau allows users to manipulate data with calculations to show insights, make visualizations interactive, and perform statistical analysis. This gives users the ability to create and share data driven insights with peers, executives, and clients.


In this course, you will perform advanced data visualization and data blending with Tableau. You will:

  • Blend data multiple sources.
  • Join data.
  • Access data in PDFs.
  • Refine visualizations with sets and parameters.
  • Analyze data with calculations.
  • Visualize data with advanced calculations.
  • Perform statistical analysis and forecasting.
  • Create geographic visualizations.
  • Get answers with Ask and Explain


Lesson 1: Blending Data from Multiple Sources

Topic A: Blend Data

Topic B: Refine Blends to Visualize Key Information


Lesson 2: Joining Data

Topic A: Create Joins

Topic B: Troubleshoot Joins

Topic C: Merge Data with Unions


Lesson 3: Accessing Data in PDFs

Topic A: Connect to PDFs

Topic B: Clean Up and Organize PDF Data


Lesson 4: Refining Visualizations with Sets and Parameters

Topic A: Create Sets

Topic B: Analyze Data with Sets

Topic C: Apply Parameters to Refine Visualizations

Topic D: Create Advanced Visualizations


Lesson 5: Analyzing Data with Calculations

Topic A: Create Calculated Fields to Analyze Data

Topic B: Manipulate Data with Functions

Topic C: Analyze Data with Table Calculations


Lesson 6: Visualizing Data with Advanced Calculations

Topic A: Create Groups and Bins with Calculations

Topic B: Analyze Data with LOD Expressions


Lesson 7: Performing Statistical Analysis and Forecasting

Topic A: Perform Statistical Analysis

Topic B: Forecast Data Trends


Lesson 8: Creating Geographic Visualizations

Topic A: Create Maps

Topic B: Customize Mapped Data


Lesson 9: Getting Answers with Ask and Explain

Topic A: Ask Data

Topic B: Explain Data


Appendix A: Multidimensional Data Sources


Appendix B: Mapping Course Content to the Tableau Desktop Certified Associate Certification Objectives


Appendix C: Mapping Course Content to the Tableau Desktop Specialist Certification Objectives

Scheduled Courses

Aug 28, 2024

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