Tableau Desktop: Advanced Course

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Tableau TrainingTableau Desktop: Advanced

by Certstaffix® Training

Length: 2 day(s)      Public Class Price: $1240/person (USD)      Group Class Price: Request Quote      Course Category: Tableau


Tableau Training
Master the intricacies of Tableau to create effective data visualizations. Tableau has emerged as one of the most popular Business Intelligence solutions in recent times, thanks to its powerful and interactive data visualization capabilities. This course will empower you to become a master in Tableau by exploiting the many new features introduced in Tableau 10.0.

You will embark on this exciting journey by getting to know the valuable methods of utilizing advanced calculations to solve complex problems. These techniques include creative use of different types of calculations such as row-level, aggregate-level, and more. You will discover how almost any data visualization challenge can be met in Tableau by getting a proper understanding of the tool’s inner workings and creatively exploring possibilities.

You’ll be armed with an arsenal of advanced chart types and techniques to enable you to efficiently and engagingly present information to a variety of audiences through the use of clear, efficient, and engaging dashboards. Explanations and examples of efficient and inefficient visualization techniques, well-designed and poorly designed dashboards, and compromise options when Tableau consumers will not embrace data visualization will build on your understanding of Tableau and how to use it efficiently.

By the end of this course, you will be equipped with all the information you need to create effective dashboards and data visualization solutions using Tableau.
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  Public Classes - Live Online at Your Location or OursHow It Works

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led, live online training you attend from your home or work or in one of our local computer labs. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with students as in a traditional classroom setting.

  • A real, live instructor teaching you from another location
  • Hands-on learning with the software/skills you are being taught
  • Interaction with all students in the class at other locations
  • Any needed software for class provided in online lab environment
  • Easy assistance from the instructor

* All Public Classes are Running Live Online as Scheduled *

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Registrations received less than 15 days before start will be provided an eBook while print book ships.

 Register ➥   June 11, 2020     
 Register ➥   July 13, 2020     

  Group Classes for Organizations - Onsite or Online How It Works

Have a group of employees needing the same training? Onsite training at your office or group live online classes are great solutions.  

  • An expert Instructor will either come to your office or deliver a private live online class to your students
  • Course can be customized to your training needs
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session

  Detailed Course Topics

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Related Certifications

Tableau Desktop: Qualified Associate Certification


Knowledge Pre-Requisites


Suggested Follow-Ons


Course Topics

- Create a worksheet that can display the current balance for any given period in time
- Recreate a star schema from in a data warehouse in Tableau
- Combine level of detail calculations with table calculations, sets, and parameters
- Create custom polygons to build filled maps for area codes in the USA
- Visualize data using a set of analytical and advanced charting techniques
- Know when to use Tableau instead of PowerPoint
- Build a dashboard and export it to PowerPoint
1: GETTING UP TO SPEED – A REVIEW OF THE BASICS
The Tableau universe
Understanding the Tableau interface and basic terminology
Worksheet and dashboard creation
Connecting Tableau to your data
Measure Names and Measure Values
Three essential Tableau concepts
Summary

2: ALL ABOUT DATA – GETTING YOUR DATA READY
Understanding Tableau's data-handling engine
Data-mining and knowledge-discovery process models
CRISP-DM
Focusing on data preparation
Summary

3: ALL ABOUT DATA – JOINS, BLENDS, AND DATA STRUCTURES
About joins
Complex joins
Data blending
Data structures
Summary

4: ALL ABOUT DATA – DATA DENSIFICATION, CUBES, AND BIG DATA
About data densification
Working with cubes
Tableau and big data
Summary

5: TABLE CALCULATIONS
A definition and two questions
What is the function?
How is the function applied?
Summary

6: LEVEL OF DETAIL CALCULATIONS
Building playgrounds
Practical application
Summary

7: BEYOND THE BASIC CHART TYPES
Improving popular visualizations
Custom background images
Summary

8: MAPPING
Extending Tableau mapping capabilities without leaving Tableau
Extending Tableau mapping with other technology
Summary

9: TABLEAU FOR PRESENTATIONS
Getting the best images out of Tableau
From Tableau to PowerPoint
Embedding Tableau in PowerPoint
Animating Tableau
Story Points dashboards for presentations
Summary

10: VISUALIZATION BEST PRACTICES AND DASHBOARD DESIGN
Visualization design theory
Dashboard design
Sheet selection
Summary

11: IMPROVING PERFORMANCE
Understand the Performance Recording dashboard
Hardware and on-the-fly techniques
Single Data Source > Joining > Blending
Working efficiently with data sources
Intelligent extracts
Using filters wisely
Efficient calculations
Additional performance considerations
Summary

12: INTERACTING WITH TABLEAU SERVER
Tableau file types
Tableau Server architecture
Tableau Server revision history
Tableau Server web authoring environment
User filters
Accessing the Tableau Server Performance Recording dashboard
Summary

13: R INTEGRATION
Architecture, installation, and integration
Using R functions
Troubleshooting
Summary
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Public Class Format

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led live online training you attend either from your home/work location or in one of our computer labs. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with you like in a traditional classroom.


Quality Instructors

Our instructors have many years of experience teaching adult learners in person and online.

Complete Lab Environment

Access to software required is provided in a lab environment during class.

Hands-on Learning

Most classes are not all lecture - you can learn by actually doing.


Small Classes

You get more attention from the instructor and classes flow more smoothly.

Post-Class Lab Access*

Access practice lab environment for 180 days after most classes*.


Low Cancellation Rate

Most classes run as scheduled.



*These courses do not have post-class lab environment access: Adobe, Salesforce, QuickBooks Online Edition, Google, HTML, WordPress, ITIL, Six Sigma, CompTIA, Project Management, SEO, Social Media.


Group Training

Have a group of employees needing the same training? Onsite training at your office or group live online classes are great solutions.

How Group Training Works





  • An expert Instructor will either come to your office or deliver a private live online class to your students
  • Course can be fully customized to your training needs
  • Each student receives a Course Manual with Practice Files (Materials provided before the class date)
  • If a course has a hands‐on lab, we provide access to the configured course software and files.
    (Requires a high‐speed internet connection and certain open ports on your firewall. You can perform a Connection Assessment Test here)
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session
  • Training is completed in a convenient session(s) of your choosing
  • Two 15 minute breaks and one hour long break for lunch daily

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Tableau Desktop: Advanced Class Reviews

Here are a sample of Tableau class reviews from past students that have attended our Tableau training courses.



Master the intricacies of Tableau to create effective data visualizations. Tableau has emerged as one of the most popular Business Intelligence solutions in recent times, thanks to its powerful and interactive data visualization capabilities. This course will empower you to become a master in Tableau by exploiting the many new features introduced in Tableau 10.0.

You will embark on this exciting journey by getting to know the valuable methods of utilizing advanced calculations to solve complex problems. These techniques include creative use of different types of calculations such as row-level, aggregate-level, and more. You will discover how almost any data visualization challenge can be met in Tableau by getting a proper understanding of the tool’s inner workings and creatively exploring possibilities.

You’ll be armed with an arsenal of advanced chart types and techniques to enable you to efficiently and engagingly present information to a variety of audiences through the use of clear, efficient, and engaging dashboards. Explanations and examples of efficient and inefficient visualization techniques, well-designed and poorly designed dashboards, and compromise options when Tableau consumers will not embrace data visualization will build on your understanding of Tableau and how to use it efficiently.

By the end of this course, you will be equipped with all the information you need to create effective dashboards and data visualization solutions using Tableau.


Certstaffix® Class Reviews

Student Average:
4.74 out of 5 from 19 students

5.00 out of 5

No recommendations. Lots of great material that could easily add another day to the course.


- attended our Tableau Desktop Basic class

5.00 out of 5

Mikhail was an awesome instructor!


- attended our Tableau Desktop Advanced class

5.00 out of 5

Mikhail is a great instructor who is able to explain complex concepts simply. He is very knowledgeable about the current changes and developments in technology.


- attended our Tableau Desktop Advanced class

4.96 out of 5

Mikhail exceed expectations as an instructor. He covered information that went beyond the contents of the Tableau course book and shared additional resources. He has valuable real life experiences and a wealth of knowledge. He explains concepts clearly, teaches the class at a good pace, and is open to questions.


- attended our Tableau Desktop Basic class

5.00 out of 5

Instructor was extremely skills in both Tableau and the business environment which made the course extremely beneficial.


- attended our Tableau Desktop Advanced class

4.56 out of 5

Great instructor and examples


- attended our Tableau Desktop Basic class

4.05 out of 5


- attended our Tableau Desktop Basic class

4.61 out of 5


- attended our Tableau Desktop Business Intelligence class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our Tableau Desktop Business Intelligence class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our Tableau Desktop Basic class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our Tableau Desktop Basic class

4.61 out of 5


- attended our Tableau Desktop Basic class

4.74 out of 5


- attended our Tableau Desktop Basic class

4.89 out of 5


- attended our Tableau Desktop Advanced class

4.17 out of 5


- attended our Tableau Desktop Advanced class

4.00 out of 5


- attended our Tableau Desktop Advanced class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our Tableau Desktop Advanced class

4.73 out of 5


- attended our Tableau Desktop Advanced class

4.82 out of 5


- attended our Tableau Desktop Basic class



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