Design Your Data: Tableau Bootcamp | Columbus

About this workshop

Participants will learn how powerful a tool like Tableau can be to showcase big data in a visually insightful manner. The major difference between the workshop and this bootcamp is the accelerated level of functionalities and technical insight that will be taught.

Participants will sign up for a free trial of Tableau Desktop and be given a large data set for hands-on training throughout the bootcamp experience. We will be walking through the data analytics workflow with a real world case study using Tableau to build interactive dashboards to tell an insightful story. Below are the analytical techniques and functionalities students will leave Tableau bootcamp understanding.

The following are deep learning fundamentals of data science and analytics that participants will walk away with:

  • Connecting to data
  • Measures v. Dimensions
  • Tableau Tips and Tricks
  • Filters, Parameters and Calculations
  • Data Visualization
  • Fundamentals of Data Visualization
  • Creating Interactive Dashboards
  • Advanced Visualizations
  • Maps with Tableau
  • Customization
  • Publishing with Tableau
  • Tableau Desktop vs. Tableau Web vs. Tableau Reader


  • Use the data analytics workflow using Tableau to slow a sample real world case study
  • Understand and use a variety of Tableau functionalities to build a sample dashboard
  • Understand data visualization concepts and fundamental principles

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Free Tableau trial downloaded to laptop, ready to go at start of class
  • Laptop to successfully practice and perform data analysis

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