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TABP1G – Tableau Prep I – (Live Virtual Classroom)

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This course is designed to provide student with the tools and knowledge of how to prepare and shape data in Tableau Prep. It’s best suited for students who have 3-6 months experience in Tableau Desktop and are somewhat familiar with writing calculations. Throughout the course, instructor will take you from conceptual data preparation material to creating useful Tableau Prep flows that can be output to Tableau Desktop for analysis.

Duration: Five days virtual classroom instruction.

Course Length: 5 day(s)

Course Price: $1830 CAD

Available Course Formats:

  • Instructor Led Online

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Course: TABP1G – Tableau Prep I – (Live Virtual Classroom)

  • Introduction to the workspace
  • Introduction to the workflow
  • Data literacy concepts
  • Connecting to and configuring data
  • Exploring data
  • Cleaning data
  • Preferred data structures in Tableau
  • Shaping data
  • Combining data
  • Opening a data sample and creating an output file
  • Best practices for data preparation
  • Complex flows
  • Starting with a question
  • Hands-on data preparation

At the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand what data works best with Tableau Desktop and how to shape and clean it appropriately to get maximum flexibility from Tableau Desktop
  • Learn how Tableau Prep folds into the analytic cycle, and when to prep data in Tableau Prep vs. Tableau Desktop
  • Understand the terminology used in Tableau Prep
  • Know how Tableau Prep approaches data sampling
  • Create and understand data prep flows that address common scenarios encountered in data preparation, as applied to common data use cases
  • Know how to view data prepared in Tableau Prep using Tableau Desktop
  • Understand data exploration and validation in Tableau Prep and Tableau Desktop

Audience: 

This course is for students who have 3-6 months experience in Tableau Desktop and are somewhat familiar with writing calculations.

Prerequisites:

  • 3-6 months of Tableau Desktop experience

Instructor Led Online

Students receive the same quality as an in-class course, with a live instructor and the ability to participate in hands-on labs through real-life examples

ILOs help cut costs by reducing time and travel as they can be taken from home or the office and require only the use of a computer, high-speed wired internet and a headset.