Tableau Training in Chennai – Content

Introduction and Overview

  • Why Tableau? Why Visualization?
  • Level Setting – Terminology
  • Getting started – creating some powerful visualizations quickly
  • Things you should know about Tableau

Getting Started

  • Connecting to Data and introduction to data source concepts
  • Working with data files versus database servers
  • Understanding the Tableau workspace
  • Dimensions and Measures
  • Using Show Me!
  • Tour of Shelves (How shelves and marks work)
  • Building Basic Views
  • Help Menu and Samples
  • Saving and Sharing your work

Connecting to Data

  • Overview of other connection options

o Joining multiple tables

o Data Blending

o Copy and Paste

o Data Extracts

o Custom SQL

  • Understand how to deal with data changes in your data source such as field addition,

Deletion or name change

  • Working with multiple connections in the same workbook


o Marks

o Highlighting

o Dual Axis / Multiple Measures

o Combo Charts with different mark types

o Geographic Map

o Heat Map

  • Filled Map & symbol Maps

o side by side bars, stacked bars, horizontal bars

  • Tree Maps

o Scatter Plots

  • dual combination and packed bubbles
  • Drill down options
  • Marking labels on charts

o Pie Charts and Bar Charts and so on….


  • Sorting & Grouping
  • creation of hierarchies
  • Creation of Folders
  • Transform the data
  • creation of sets and bins
  • Forecasting

o Aliases

o Filtering and Quick Filters

o Cross-Tabs (Pivot Tables) and several options such as describe, summary statistics

and so on

  • working with dates

o Totals and Subtotals

o Percent of Total

o Working with Statistics and Trendlines, referencing lines

Creating Parameters

Charts & Graphs

How to group multiple columns in graph

Creating sets

Creating KPI

Creating Waterfall chart

Creating Pareto charts

Creating Bubble charts

Creating Gantt charts

Creating bullet charts, pie charts

Creating box plots and bar in bar

Creating of various Maps and many more

Conversion of datatypes and so on…

Calculated Fields

  • Working with String Functions
  • Basic Arithmetic Calculations
  • Working with Totals
  • Custom Aggregations
  • Logic Statements


  • Options in Formatting your Visualization
  • Working with Labels and Annotations
  • Effective Use of Titles and Captions
  • Introduction to Visual Best Practices

Building Interactive Dashboards

  • Combining multiple visualizations into a dashboard
  • Making your worksheet interactive by using actions and filters
  • An Introduction to Best Practices in Visualization
  • Inserting webpage and images on dashboard

Do’s and Don’ts while creating Dashboards

How to upload the dashboards in server and so on…

Building story

Use & importance of story tab

Formatting options and so on…

Tableau Training in Chennai