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Data Visualization in Tableau

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Learn how to select the most appropriate data visualization for an analysis. Learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of a data visualization and build interactive and engaging Tableau dashboards.

Learn how to select the most appropriate data visualization for an analysis. Learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of a data visualization and build interactive and engaging Tableau dashboards.

Beginner

1 week

Real-world Projects

Completion Certificate

Last Updated February 22, 2024

Skills you'll learn:
Tableau interactive dashboards • Tableau calculated fields • Tableau map-based visualizations • Data visualization design
Prerequisites:
Basic spreadsheet use • Basic descriptive statistics

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Data Visualization Fundamentals

In this lesson you learn to evaluate the quality of data visualizations and build high quality visualizations, starting with the fundamentals of data dashboards.

Lesson 2

Design Principles

In this lesson you learn to implement the best design practices, and to use the most appropriate chart for a particular situation.

Lesson 3

Creating Visualizations in Tableau

This lesson teaches you how to build data visualizations in Tableau using data hierarchies, filters, groups, sets, and calculated fields, as well as create map-based data visualizations in Tableau.

Lesson 4

Telling Stories with Tableau

In this lesson you learn how to build interactive Tableau dashboards and tell impactful stories using data.

Lesson 5 • Project

Build a Data Visualization project

In this project, you’ll build interactive dashboards with Tableau and use them to discover and communicate insights from data.

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Mat Leonard

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Mat is a former physicist, research neuroscientist, and data scientist. He did his PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley.

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