Data Visualization in Tableau

Online Course

Data Visualization in Tableau

What is the course about?

Data Visualization in Tableau
The course Data Visualization in Tableau is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Beginner. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Learn the fundamentals of data visualization and practice communicating with data. This course covers how to apply design principles, human perception, color theory, and effective storytelling with data. If you present data to others, aspire to be a business analyst or data scientist, or if you’d like to become more effective with visualization tools, then you can grow your skills with this course.

Course description
  • Data Visualization in Tableau
  • 3 weeks
  • See and understand your data
  • This course is part of both the Business Analyst and Data Analyst Nanodegree Programs.
  • Data Visualization Fundamentals
  • Design Principles
  • Creating Visualizations with Tableau
  • Telling Stories with Tableau
  • Learn why visualization is so important in analytics.
  • Learn about exploratory versus explanatory visualizations.
  • Get introduced to data types and ways to encode data.
  • Use chart type, color, size, and shape to get the most out of data visualizations.
  • Learn about the importance of limiting the amount of data presented in an analysis.
  • Learn to use data with integrity.
  • Do basic functions in Tableau, like inputting data and building charts.
  • Learn to use colors, shapes, and other tools to dig deep into data.
  • Learn to use calculations to create new data columns.
  • Build Tableau dashboards.
  • Create visualizations to tell stories with data.
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • Data visualization skills are tremendously important in today’s data driven economy. Collecting and analysing data is just one step; to communicate your results to clients or your managers, you need to present the data in a coherent and intuitive way. Charts or graphs allow the human brain to visualize and understand large amounts of complex data.
  • This course will teach you to use data visualization to explore and understand data, and then communicate insights in a powerful and meaningful ways.
  • This course uses Tableau to create data visualizations. A 6-month educational license for Tableau is included free for Nanodegree students only.

Prerequisites & Facts

Data Visualization in Tableau

Course Topic

Computer Science, Programming

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Data Visualization in Tableau

To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Computer Science, Programming