Advanced Tableau Desktop

This Advanced Tableau Desktop training course shows participants the different data access methods that you can use in Tableau Desktop and it shows them how to create complex visualizations (not available in Show Me) using the tool.


Public Classes: Delivered live online via WebEx and guaranteed to run . Join from anywhere!

Private Classes: Delivered at your offices , or any other location of your choice.

Course Topics
  1. Select the best method to work with multiple data sources
  2. Create complex visuals using calculations and parameters
  3. Apply best practices to improve the layout and aesthetics of dashboards
  1. The Data
    1. Data Interpreter
    2. Data Joins
      1. Same Database
      2. Cross Databases
    3. Data Blending
    4. New Union
    5. Custom SQL
    6. Tableau Extract
      1. TDE
      2. Hyper
    7. Clipboard
    8. Database Changes
    9. Automatic Updates
  2. Calculations
    1. Regular Calculations
    2. Quick Table Calculations
    3. Table Calculations
    4. Level of Detail (LOD) Expressions
  3. Statistical Visual Analysis
    1. Analytics Pane
    2. Trend Modeling
    3. Forecasting
  4. Complex Visualizations
    1. Custom Background Map
    2. Dual Maps
    3. Insert Viz in a Tooltip
    4. Pareto Chart
    5. Sparkline Report
    6. Top N Within a Category Report
  5. Building Better Dashboards
    1. Best Practices for Design
    2. Best Practices for Performance
    3. Creating a Template Workbook
    4. Using Layout Containers
    5. Dashboard Extenders
    6. Gridlines
  6. Generating a Performance Summary
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this Tableau class:

  • Understanding of the fundamentals of using Tableau Desktop (any version).
Prerequisite Courses

Courses that can help you meet these prerequisites:

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