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In this entry-level Tableau skills training, Knox Hutchinson helps learners understand data best practices. While this Tableau skill isn't mapped to a certification exam, it's a great starting point for anyone who wants to learn Tableau.
Before Tableau, data analysts used to be stuck with Excel. It was the best tool at the time, but tools like Tableau raised the bar and turned data analysts into business intelligence professionals. Tableau provides BI professionals unbelievable control over data — how it’s ingested, filtered, presented, and who can view the data.
After finishing this Tableau Essentials training, you'll know how to collect, analyze, and share your data using Tableau. Follow along with Knox as he installs Tableau, connects to data sources, filters and polishes data, and creates amazing data visualizations.
For managers with Tableau products, this Tableau training can be used to onboard new data analysts, curated into individual or team training plans, or as a Tableau reference resource.
Tableau Essentials: What You Need to Know
For any data analyst looking to improve their proficiency with Tableau, this Tableau course covers topics such as:
- Benefits and practical applications of Tableau
- Data preparation
- Data polishing
- Working with charts
- Managing and configuring Tableau dashboards
- Using business intelligence in an enterprise
Who Should Take Tableau Essentials Training?
This Tableau Essentials training is based on professional-level Tableau training, which means it was designed for data analysts. This data best practices skills course is valuable for both new data analysts and experienced data analysts looking to validate their Tableau skills.
New or aspiring data analysts. The fundamentals are important — and the techniques and concepts Knox Hutchinson covers will help aspiring data analysts learn data best practices. Tableau is one of the leading platforms used by professional data analysts. As a result, skills and knowledge of the platform are highly transferable to real-world applications.
Experienced data analysts. Demand for data analysts will be above average for the foreseeable future, but the market is evolving quickly. Professionals who keep their skills current will have a leg up on the competition. This training will help prepare existing data analysts for senior-level roles using one of the leading business intelligence platforms on the market.