Advanced Tableau

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  • Course Code TABLEAU-ADV
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

This two day course is designed to provide you with the skills required to become a Tableau power user. The course is designed for the professional who has solid working experience with Tableau and wants to take it to the next level. You should have a deep understanding of all the fundamental concepts of building worksheets and dashboards, but may scratch your head when working with more complex issues.

Who Can Benefit

  • Tableau Advanced Users


  • Tableau Introduction or equivalent knowledge

Course Details

  • Calculated Fields
  • Date Calculations:
  • Date
  • DateAdd
  • DateDiff
  • DateParse
  • Today()
  • Now()
  • MakeDate & MakeDateTime
  • Aggregate Calculations & Ratios
  • Logical Calculations:
  • If/Then
  • IIF
  • Case/When
  • IfNull
  • IsNull
  • ZN
  • Level of Detail Calculations
  • Parameters:
  • Pre-defined Lists for Faster Filtering
  • Top N Filter
  • Reference Line Parameter
  • Swapping Dimensions or Measures in a View
  • What If Analysis
  • Using Actions to Create Interactive Dashboards:
  • Filter Actions
  • Highlight Actions
  • URL Actions
  • Combining Parameters and Actions: On Demand Charts
  • Advanced Chart Types (usually focus on what’s most relevant to your needs)
  • Bar in Bar Chart
  • Bulletgraphs
  • Sparklines
  • Slope Charts
  • Building a Slope Chart with a Continuous Axis
  • Building a Slope Chart with a Discrete Axis (i.e. Rankings)
  • Pie Charts on Maps
  • Control Charts
  • Pareto Charts
  • Gantt Charts and Dual Axis Gantt Charts
  • Advanced Segmentation
  • Dynamic Sets
  • Top N Sets
  • Conditional Sets
  • Combined Sets
  • Clustering
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Reference Bands and Reference Distributions Explained:
  • Reference bands
  • Reference Distributions
  • 60, 80% of Total, Percentiles
  • Quantiles
  • Standard Deviation
  • Box Plots
  • Forecasting
  • Advanced Formatting & Dashboard Best Practices
  • Layout Containers
  • Floating Elements
  • When to Use Which
  • Effective Dashboard Layouts
  • Layout Best Practices
  • Titles and Labeling
  • Color Choices
  • Do
  • Don’t
  • Guided Analytics
  • Advanced Tooltips
  • Custom Shapes & Custom Color Palettes
  • Storypoints

Bonus Material

  • Advanced Extracts
  • Performance Tuning
  • Some Performance Best Practices
  • Using Tableau Server
  • To Publish a Workbook to Tableau Server
  • A New Perspective on Using Server
  • End of Day 4 could be workshop time to answer questions, help students create some dashboards off their data, etc.

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How do I pay for a class?

You can pay at the time of registration using credit card (Mastercard/Visa/American Express) cheque or PO.

What if I have training credits?

ExitCertified honors all savings programs from the partners we work with. ExitCertified also offers training credits across multiple partners through our FLEX Account.

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

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What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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