What you'll learn
Getting Started & Introduction to Data Visualization
Exploring and Navigating Tableau
Making Data Connections
Context of Data Visualization & Course Wrap-Up
In this first course of the specialization, you will discover just what data visualization is, and how we can use it to better see and understand data. Using Tableau, we’ll examine the fundamental concepts of data visualization and explore the Tableau interface, identifying and applying the various tools Tableau has to offer. By the end of the course you will be able to prepare and import data into Tableau and explain the relationship between data analytics and data visualization.
This course is designed for the learner who has never used Tableau before, or who may need a refresher or want to explore Tableau in more depth. No prior technical or analytical background is required. The course will guide you through the steps necessary to create your first visualization story from the beginning based on data context, setting the stage for you to advance to the next course in the Specialization.
Access to a computer or mobile device with an internet connection.
Motivation to learn!
There are no special materials or prerequisite knowledge required for this course.
Who this course is for
Students who are new to this field
Students willing to put in a couple hours to learn about Fundamentals of Visualization with Tableau
Advanced students wanting to add another skill to their portfolio
Suk S. Brar, M.B.A. – Lead Business Consultant – Blue Shield of California
Govind Acharya – Principal Analyst – Budget and Institutional Analysis
This course includes
Option for learning at your own pace
Videos and reading material about the course
Assessed tasks with feedback from other course participants
Evaluated tests with feedback
Evaluated programming tasks