18 and older
Fascinated by data visualization but don't have any experience beyond charts in Excel or Powerpoint? Supercharge your data and your career with this action packed workshop on Tableau.
This class aims to take students with no prior experience and make then functional Tableau practitioners by the end of the workshop. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the visual techniques that are employed when describing, analyzing, and communicating data in a business setting.
We’ll start by explaining the role of data visualization in a business setting, and then dive into the specifics of how Tableau produces its visuals. We will cover the basic principles of data visualization, look at how data viz can be used to convey a message, and walk through the process of creating complex, dynamic visualizations.
Come and learn the basics, and get the skills you need to own that next staff meeting, marketing presentation, or business pitch!Takeaways
- Understand the basics of how Tableau connects to and manages data
- Dimensions, measures, and major data types
- Tableau’s primary chart types and how to create them
- How to build interactive filters to better explore your data
- How to turn your charts into an interactive dashboard
Please bring a laptop with Tableau Public (free) pre-installed Please download the data set for the workshop that will be sent out prior to class.
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.