Course Description

Produced Exclusively for DASCA by John Wiley, USA

Produced exclusively for DASCA by John Wiley, USA under the DASCA Data Science Knowledgeware project. This resource is an integral part of the DASCA certification exam preparation kit provided to all individuals who have formally registered for the DASCA ABDE™ certification program. The courses included in this program are solely for assisting and complementing learning and comprehension on some important topics included in the DASCA certification exam preparation kit provided to learners. The access to these course-modules is restricted to only those individuals who are formally registered in the DASCA ABDE™ certification program.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Lesson 1- Getting Started with Tableau

    • Introduction to Tableau

    • Installing Tableau Desktop

    • Tableau Help and Online Resources

  • 2

    Lesson 2- Working with Tableau

    • Understanding Tableau User Interface

    • Exploring Tableau File Types

    • Working with Available Data Sources

    • Working with Extracts Instead of Live Connections

  • 3

    Deep Diving with Data and Connections

    • Working with Excel Data Interpreter

    • Learning to Split Fields

    • Pivoting Data

    • Understanding Metadata and Sharing Data Source Connections

    • Filtering Data from your Data Source

  • 4

    Creating Charts

    • The Show Me Feature

    • Crosstabs and Heat Maps

    • Using Bar, Stacked Bar and Side-by-side Bars

    • Pie Charts

    • Line and Area Charts

    • Working with Packed Bubble

    • Using Treemaps

    • Creating a Basic Scatter Plot

    • Creating a Basic Map

  • 5

    Adding Calculations to your Workbook

    • Introduction to Calculations

    • Understanding Basic Calculations

    • Understanding Basic Calculations

    • Understanding String Calculations

    • Learning About Boolean, If-then Calculations, and Case Statements

    • Understanding the Basics of Date Calculations

    • Understanding Aggregation and Disaggregation

    • Using Calculations to Add Insight to Your Visualizations

  • 6

    Mapping Data in Tableau

    • Introduction to Mapping Data in Tableau

    • Create a Standard Map View

    • Dealing with Map Errors

    • Customizing a Standard Map View

    • Using Filters in Maps

  • 7

    Dashboards and Stories

    • Introduction to Dashboards

    • Understanding Dashboard Actions

    • Understanding Dashboard Formatting Basics

    • Understanding Workbook Level Formatting

    • Assembling Your Dashboards Into a Story

  • 8

    Visualizations for an Audience

    • Focusing on the Narrative

    • Using Color With Purpose

    • Understanding the Importance of Using Tooltips for Your Audience

    • Using a Parameter to Focus the Audience’s Attention

    • Removing Clutter in Your Dashboard

    • How to Export Your Dashboard to Another File Type