Tableau Fundamentals

Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 1:30pm to 4:30pm

16-220 77 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

This class will focus on the basics of Tableau. We will cover everything from connecting to our data source through sharing our constructed report. No prior Tableau experience is necessary but would be helpful. 

During this class, we will cover:

  • Connect to a data source
  • Join tables
  • Create a workbook
  • Create calculations
  • Filter and sort data
  • Create a visualization of the data
  • Create a dashboard
  • Parameter
  • Use Tableau Server

Tableau two-week license: https://www.tableau.com/products/desktop/download

Tableau install page on the software grid:

     For administrative use: http://ist.mit.edu/tableau/reader-desktop

     For academic use: http://ist.mit.edu/tableau/desktop/academic

*This class is open for MIT faculty and staff and is designed for users who are new to Tableau.

*Prerequisites: A laptop with Tableau installed and a Tableau license. If you don't have a license, please start with the two week trial license available through the link above.

Event Type

Career Development

Events By Interest

Career Development

Events By Audience

Faculty, Staff

Tags

training, Reporting, data, tableau, data science, data warehouse

Department
Information Systems and Technology
Contact Email

g_roch@mit.edu

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