Recommended Course: Build your first interactive Tableau Dashboard
The very first step on our Tableau Learning Pathway takes you step by step through building your very first interactive dashboard, read on to find out more...
Building Your First Interactive Dashboard in Tableau
In this Tableau Academy course you'll be taking on the role of a senior sales analyst tasked with creating a interactive sales dashboard for a global retail chain. You'll learn how to make your first interactive Tableau dashboard that enables your leadership team to understand and explore your companies sales and profit performance and gain valuable insights from your data.
What you’ll learn
The course is broken down into simple to follow steps with accompanying video and screencasts so you can see exactly what to do, each video is a handy bite-size chunk so you can easily re-visit topics as you wish.
By the end of this course you will have:
Learned how to quickly connect to your data in Tableau and start visualising it within minutes.
Built your first line and bar charts and utilised colour to compare sales as well as profit.
Used filters to narrow your data down to what you want to see and show.
Learned how to create a clean and modern design.
Added interactivity to allow users to select which measure they want to see without having to build multiple charts for different users.
Created headline numbers charts to show your users key metrics instantly.
Built an executive level dashboard where users can explore your sales data and identify profitable products and segments.
Added interactivity so each chart can be filtered by clicking on another one.
Why take this course
This course is an excellent introduction to key concepts and best practices in Tableau and shows you how to design and build a clean, modern and beautiful dashboard whether you’re brand new to Tableau or already have some experience with it.
This course will:
Teach you tips and tricks for saving time and being more efficient and productive with Tableau.
Help you understand what to consider when designing a dashboard for ease of use.
Give you hands on experience building a dashboard which you can then adapt to your own organisations requirements and needs.
Provide you with a template for a clean, modern and easy to use business dashboard.
Enable you to improve your profile and enhance your portfolio with a finished project.
Ready to learn?
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