Live Online Tableau Training | Cardinal Path

Tableau: Best Practices for Your Web Analytics Dashboards (online)

Tuesday August 30, 2016
11:00 A.M – 3:00 P.M. PT / 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. CST / 2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. ET

Tableau is the ideal data visualization tool for those who have grasped the fundamentals of visual data exploration, and are now ready to leverage visual analysis and insights “at the speed of thought.”

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Designed for analysts who have a working knowledge of Tableau, this course will teach you data viz best practices, and provide you with the tools to put your new knowledge to work immediately. You will learn from real-world examples which will illustrate the business impacts, common misconceptions, and knowledge gaps that can sometimes occur in self-taught or part time Tableau users.

Do you have a group of 5 or more people who would like to take this course? Please contact us at to arrange for a date and time that suits your team. We can even customized the course for you for a set fee, and allow up to 15 of your team join for an incredible training experience.

N What’s Covered in this Tableau Course?

Major topics covered include:
  • Preparing datasources for connection
  • Datasource connection and transformation
    • Blends vs joins
    • Working with Google Analytics datasources
    • Working with date fields
    • Extracts and packaged workbooks
  • Analyzing datasource contents
    • Table calculations
    • Parameters
  • Presenting analyses
    • Data visualization best practices
    • Formatting in Tableau
  • Saving and sharing your work


This course is designed to allow beginner Tableau users to progress to an intermediate level. Some pre-existing familiarity with Tableau is assumed.

A helpful list of online training videos is available for free from Tableau at If you are unsure about your level of proficiency, it may help to revise the topics under “Getting Started,” “Connecting to Data,” and “Visual Analytics.” Don’t worry if you don’t have the fullest understanding of every video under these sections – that is the purpose of this course!

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