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Tableau Desktop Training Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Tableau

  • What is Tableau?
  • Environment Setup of Tableau
  • Get Started with Tableau
  • Tableau Design Flow
  • Tableau File and Data Types
  • Data Visualisation

Module 2: Tableau Architecture

  • Overview
  • Components of the Tableau Architecture

Module 3: Tableau Data Sources

  • Custom Data View
  • Extracting Data
  • Fields Operations
  • Editing Metadata
  • Data Joining and Blending

Module 4: Tableau Worksheets

  • Adding Worksheet
  • Renaming Worksheet
  • Save and Delete Worksheet
  • Paged Workbook

Module 5: Tableau Calculations

  • Operators
  • Functions
  • Numeric Calculations
  • String Calculations
  • Date Calculations
  • Table Calculations
  • LOD Calculations

Module 6: Tableau Sort and Filters

  • Basic Sorting and Filters
  • Quick Filters
  • Context Filters
  • Condition Filters
  • Top Filters
  • Filter Operations

Module 7: Tableau Charts

  • Charts to Visualise Data

Module 8: Advanced Features of Tableau

  • Tableau Dashboard
  • Tableau Formatting
  • Tableau Forecasting
  • Tableau Trend Lines

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Who should attend this Tableau Desktop Training Course?

The Tableau Desktop Training is a comprehensive course designed to provide delegates with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively use Tableau Desktop, a powerful data visualisation and business intelligence tool. This course is useful for the following professionals:

  • Business Analysts
  • Data Analysts
  • Data Scientists
  • Information Technology Professionals
  • Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Business Intelligence Specialists

Prerequisites of the Tableau Desktop Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for the Tableau Desktop Training. However, a basic understanding of business analytics and data science can be beneficial.

Tableau Desktop Training Course Overview

The Tableau Desktop Training Course introduces delegates to the powerful data visualisation tool Tableau Desktop, renowned for transforming raw data into insightful visualisations. In today's data-driven landscape, understanding Tableau is crucial for professionals seeking to extract meaningful insights and communicate data-driven narratives effectively.

Professionals in roles such as data analysts, business intelligence professionals, and decision-makers should aim to master Tableau Desktop. The tool is essential for individuals and organisations looking to harness the full potential of their data, enabling them to make data-driven decisions and communicate complex information in a clear and visually compelling manner.

The Knowledge Academy's 1-day training in Tableau Desktop equips delegates with the essential skills to navigate, create, and share interactive dashboards. Delegates will learn to connect to various data sources, explore data sets, and design compelling visualisations. The Business Intelligence Training Courses ensures that delegates leave with practical knowledge to leverage Tableau Desktop efficiently in their professional roles.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the fundamentals of Tableau Desktop
  • To create interactive and visually appealing dashboards
  • To connect Tableau Desktop with diverse data sources
  • To explore and analyse data sets effectively
  • To design compelling visualisations for data-driven storytelling
  • To share and collaborate on Tableau dashboards

Upon completing the Tableau Desktop Training Course, delegates will possess the skills to transform raw data into actionable insights through engaging visualisations. Business Intelligence Courses empowers them to contribute to informed decision-making within their organisations.

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What’s included in this Tableau Desktop Training Course

  • World-class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Tableau Desktop Training Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

Our Southampton venue


Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Tableau Training. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Tableau Training, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Tableau Training. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Tableau Training sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy's In-house/Onsite at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Tableau Training FAQs

Tableau is an excellent business intelligence and data visualisation application for analysing and reporting enormous amounts of data.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this Tableau Desktop Training course.
This Tableau Desktop Training course is suitable for anyone who wants to build interactive dashboards and perform data visualisation.
Tableau Desktop supports powerful data discovery and exploration, creates visualisation without prior programming, connects several data sources for creating reports, and supports centralised locations for all data sources.
Tableau Desktop connects to data sources, builds data views, enhances the data views, creates worksheets, develops and organises dashboards, and then creates a story for building an effective dashboard.
Learning this Tableau Desktop Training can incredibly impact your future and help you get the desired job post in multinational companies with high salary packages. This training makes the professionals stand out from the competition.
In this Tableau Desktop training course, you will learn about steps in creating Tableau data analysis report, navigation, bullet graphs, LOD expressions, forecasting, reorder worksheets, data blending, calculations, types of data sources, waterfall charts, filter operations, top filters, and other related concepts.
The training fees for Tableau Desktop Training certification in Southampton starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Tableau Desktop Training.
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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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