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Tableau Desktop Certified Professional: Visual Best Practices

by Jason Browning, Ph.D.

This course will introduce you to best practices that will help you create more effective visualizations and help you pass the Tableau Desktop Certified Professional exam.

What you'll learn

Visualization is an important tool for exploring and understanding data. In this course, Tableau Desktop Certified Professional: Visual Best Practices, you’ll learn about commonly accepted best practices in data visualization. These visual best practices are emphasized on the Tableau Desktop Certified Professional exam. First, you’ll learn about several popular chart types and what types are most suitable for different purposes. Next, you’ll discover how to use design elements of color, fonts, and space to enhance your visualization. Finally, you’ll explore how to use tooltips and titles to help guide your audience and heighten their focus on the most important data. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the knowledge needed to enhance your data visualization work and increase its impact.

About the author

Jason Browning is a data and analytics professional with extensive experience in both the public and private sector. As a Tableau Desktop Certified Professional, Jason loves to build data visualizations that both inform and inspire. He is capable of wrangling messy data both inside and outside of Tableau, and using SQL to perform complex queries. He works in higher education as a data governance and management consultant, and holds a Ph.D. in higher education administration from the University o... more

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