Advanced Tableau

Course Details
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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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