Tableau Desktop Certified Professional

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Tableau Desktop Certified Professional

Authors: Jason Browning, Adam Crahen, Pooja Gandhi

Building on top of foundational skills in preparation to take the Tableau Desktop Certified Professional Certification.

You will learn Visual Best Practices, Storytelling, and Advanced Technical Skills in preparation for taking the Tableau Desktop Certified Professional Certification.

Pre-requisites

Beginner

Visualization is an important tool for exploring and understanding data. This course will introduce you to best practices to consider in your design and analytic processes that will help you to create more effective and impactful visualizations.

Tableau Desktop Certified Professional: Visual Best Practices

by Jason Browning

Sep 10, 2021 / 1h 7m

1h 7m

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Description

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.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Introducing Visual Best Practice
  3. Choosing the Optimal Chart Type
  4. Enhancing Impact with Design Elements
  5. Redesigning Tooltips and Titles
  6. Summary

Intermediate

Preparing for Tableau Certification requires hands-on practice. This course will teach you how to create a data story from a new data source in Tableau using visual best practices and advanced technical skills. This knowledge will help you prepare for the hands-on questions on the Tableau Desktop Certified Professional Exam.

Tableau Desktop Certified Professional - Storytelling

by Adam Crahen

Jul 12, 2021 / 1h 7m

1h 7m

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Description

The capstone question on the Tableau Desktop Professional Certification can seem daunting. In this course, Tableau Desktop Certified Professional - Storytelling, you’ll learn how to create a data story from a new data source in Tableau. First, you’ll explore visual best practices like preattentive attributes. Next, you’ll discover how to build views for a multi-part certification question. Finally, you’ll learn how to put your views together to build a cohesive dashboard. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of storytelling needed to pass the Tableau Desktop Certified Professional exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Visual Best Practices
  3. Data Storytelling

Advanced

Preparing for Tableau Desktop Certified Professional requires practice. This course will teach you advanced technical skills and application of Tableau Desktop functionality. This knowledge will help you prepare for the hands-on questions on the Tableau Desktop Certified Professional Exam.

Tableau Desktop Certified Professional - Advanced Technical Skills

by Pooja Gandhi

Jul 21, 2021 / 40m

40m

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Description

Solving advanced calculation questions on the Tableau Desktop Professional Certification can seem daunting. In this course, Tableau Desktop Certified Professional - Advanced Technical Skills, you’ll learn how to apply advanced technical skills using Tableau Desktop. First, you’ll explore connecting to data using joins, unions, and data source filters. Next, you’ll discover calculation concepts that you can use to answer questions. Finally, you’ll learn how to polish your workbook so it looks professional. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of applying advanced technical skills needed to pass the Tableau Desktop Certified Professional exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Understanding Advanced Technical Skills
  3. Applying Advanced Technical Skills