Getting your BI Data Ready with Tableau Prep

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Duration: 2 Days
Training Date
  • 1 – 2 July 2020 (Bangkok)
  • 17 – 18 August 2020 (KL)
  • 21 – 22 October 2020 (Bangkok)
  • 18 – 19 November 2020 (KL)

This course is designed to provide you with the tools and knowledge of how to prepare and shape data in Tableau Prep. Throughout the course, our instructors will take you from conceptual data preparation material to creating useful Tableau Prep flows that can be output to Tableau Desktop for analysis. This course includes a course manual containing key concepts on each topic covered and hands on activities to reinforce the skills and knowledge attained. It also includes a digital student resources folder containing Tableau Desktop workbooks, Tableau Prep flows, and data sources to support the hands-on activities.

  • Understand what data works best with Tableau Desktop and how to shape and clean it appropriately to get maximum flexibility from Tableau Desktop
  • Learn how Tableau Prep folds into the analytic cycle, and when to prep data in Tableau Prep vs Tableau Desktop
  • Understand the terminology used in Tableau Prep
  • Know how Tableau Prep approaches data sampling
  • Create and understand data prep flows that address common scenarios
    encountered in data preparation, as applied to common data use cases
  • Know how to view data prepared in Tableau Prep using Tableau Desktop
  • Understand data exploration and validation in Tableau Prep and Tableau Desktop
  1. Introduction to the workspace
  2. Introduction to the workflow
  3. Data literacy concepts
  4. Connecting to and configuring data
  5. Exploring data
  6. Cleaning data
  7. Preferred data structures in Tableau
  8. Shaping data
  9. Combining data
  10. Opening a data sample and creating an output file
  11. Best practices for data preparation
  12. Complex flows
  13. Starting with a question
  14. Hands-on data preparation

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