Data Visualization with Tableau COURSE

In 2020 the world will generate 50 times the amount of data as in 2011. And 75 times the number of information sources (IDC, 2011). Being able to use this data provides huge opportunities and to turn these opportunities into reality, people need to use data to solve problems.

This Specialization, in collaboration with Tableau, is intended for newcomers to data visualization with no prior experience using Tableau. We leverage Tableau’s library of resources to demonstrate best practices for data visualization and data storytelling. You will view examples from real world business cases and journalistic examples from leading media companies.

By the end of this specialization, you will be able to generate powerful reports and dashboards that will help people make decisions and take action based on their business data. You will use Tableau to create high-impact visualizations of common data analyses to help you see and understand your data. You will apply predicative analytics to improve business decision making. The Specialization culminates in a Capstone Project in which you will use sample data to create visualizations, dashboards, and data models to prepare a presentation to the executive leadership of a fictional company.

What you’ll learn

– Install and use Tableau version
– Understand Data Visualization
– Create different types of diagrams and charts, such as Maps, Barcharts and more
– Learn all types of data joins and how to use them in your diagrams
– Create calculated fields
– Create dual Axis charts
– Create and use Table Calculation in Tableau
– Learn Data Preparation, such as: converting data types, split columns, converting measures to dimensions and more
– Work with time series data and understand granularity
– Connect to varied formats of data sources like XLS, CSV, JSON and more
– Deal with Geographical data and fix any issues with them
– Use some analytical tools in Table like Clustering
– Learn and use Data Blending in diagrams
– Create filters to focus on specific parts of data in charts and diagrams
– Create interactive dashboards and stories.


Basic knowledge of using your computer operating system.


Converting raw data to insightful diagrams and charts to make informative decisions is a crucial analytical skill in data science. You will find in this course all what you need to learn about creating powerful diagrams and practicing data analytics. First, you will learn about data visualization, installing Tableau and use main menus and functions. You will learn, also, how to connect to different data sources and formats and make the necessary data preparation to create diagrams and charts. After that, you will learn more advanced features, such as: data joins and blending, calculated fields, dual axis, table calculation and more. After completing this course you will be confidently add Tableau to the list of your analytical skills in the resume.

Who this course is for

All who need to learn Data Visualization for business and researches.