Course Description

The Data Analysis with Tableau course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of Tableau, a powerful data visualization and analytics tool. Tableau is widely used in various industries to explore, analyze, and present data effectively. This course will cover the essential features and functionalities of Tableau, enabling students to gain proficiency in data analysis, visualization, and dashboard creation. Through hands-on exercises and real-world examples, students will develop practical skills to uncover insights and make data-driven decisions using Tableau.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental concepts and principles of data analysis and visualization.
  • Import and prepare data for analysis in Tableau.
  • Create interactive visualizations and dashboards using Tableau’s intuitive interface.
  • Apply advanced techniques for data analysis and modeling.
  • Generate meaningful insights and communicate analysis results effectively.
  • Collaborate and share dashboards with stakeholders.

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction to Tableau

  • Introduction to data analysis and visualization
  • Overview of Tableau and its key features
  • Tableau’s interface and terminology

Module 2: Connecting and Preparing Data

  • Connecting to various data sources (CSV, Excel, databases, etc.)
  • Data preparation and cleaning in Tableau
  • Joining and blending data for analysis

Module 3: Basic Visualizations 

  • Creating basic charts (bar charts, line charts, scatter plots, etc.)
  • Applying filters and sorting data
  • Formatting options and customizations

Module 4: Advanced Visualizations 

  • Geographic mapping and spatial analysis
  • Advanced chart types (treemaps, heatmaps, box plots, etc.)
  • Building hierarchies and drill-down features

Module 5: Calculations and Analytics 

  • Creating calculated fields and measures
  • Using aggregations and advanced functions
  • Applying statistical analysis in Tableau

Module 6: Dashboards and Storytelling 

  • Creating interactive dashboards with multiple visualizations
  • Design principles for effective dashboards
  • Storytelling with data using Tableau’s story feature

Module 7: Sharing and Collaboration 

  • Sharing and publishing dashboards
  • Collaborative features in Tableau
  • Security and permissions for data sharing