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Free Intro to Tableau | Online Class | October 29

Free
Friday, 29 October, 2021
1 3 pm EDT
Online

About This Workshop

Are you fascinated by data visualization, but don’t have any experience beyond charts in Excel or Powerpoint? Join us as we take students like you, with little-to-no prior experience, and make them functional Tableau practitioners!

In this free, two-hour livestream, we’ll cover the basic data visualization techniques and tools used to describe, analyze, and communicate data in a business setting. All in real time, taught by an industry professional.

Come learn the basics and gain the skills you need to own that next staff meeting, marketing presentation, or business pitch!

What will the livestream learning experience be like?

  • Ask questions and build your online network by interacting with fellow classmates and an expert instructor —all in real time via live chatbox and Q&A.
  • Complete optional classwork designed to give you a hands-on taste of the subject.
  • Learn new skills in the comfort of your own home, or on the go! All participants will be automatically muted with no video.

Takeaways

  • Understand the basics of how Tableau connects to and manages data.
  • Learn about dimensions, measures, and major data types.
  • Identify Tableau’s primary chart types and how to create them.
  • Learn how to build interactive filters to better explore your data.

Ready to continue on your learning journey?

Check out our course catalog to find your next step. Whether you’re looking to enhance your professional skill set in one of our part-time courses, or go for a complete career transformation by enrolling in one of our immersive courses, we’ve got you covered!

Preparation

  • Have Tableau Public pre-installed on your computer
  • We will provide a link to the platform on the day of the class
  • This class is taken completely online and requires a computer and strong internet connection NOTE: Some domains block our automated emails, so If you don’t receive sign-in instructions within 1 hour of the livestream, please reach out to help@generalassemb.ly and we’ll send sign-in instructions right away!

About the Instructor

Branden Kornell Photo

Enterprise Business Intelligence Lead, Abt Associates

Branden has been working in business intelligence for twelve years, which include six years consulting at Liberty Mutual and five as a developer and manager at Grand Circle Corporation, an international travel company. He specializes in bridging the gap between IT departments and business users, and he has a passion for using visualization to create 'a-ha!' moments with data. Branden holds a BA in psychology from Brandeis University and an MBA from Boston University.

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