Tableau Charts, Maps, and Dashboards

Data analysts who wish to become more familiar with the Tableau platform


Expected Duration
129 minutes

Tableau allows for immediate data transformations by using a drag-and-drop easy to use interface that builds and customizes the dashboards in seconds. Effective visualization helps users in analyzing and reasoning about data and evidence. In this course, you will learn about the top chart types, custom calculations, and dashboards. This course uses Tableau 9.0.


Top Chart Types

  • start the course
  • enhance bar charts
  • create Unstacked area charts
  • make pie charts
  • create crosstabs
  • use scatter plots
  • work with bubble charts
  • create bullet graphs
  • make box plots
  • create tree maps
  • use word clouds

Tableau Maps

  • use geocoded fields
  • work with background maps and layers
  • customize mapping and mark types
  • use custom background images

Custom Calculations

  • create calculated fields
  • use table calculations
  • use reference lines
  • work with trend lines


  • create simple dashboards
  • recall some of the advanced dashboard elements
  • use dashboard actions

Distributing and Sharing Visualizations

  • export worksheets and dashboards
  • use Tableau Reader
  • publish to the web

Practice: Create a Map and a Dashboard

  • create a map and dashboard





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