Data Visualization using Tableau course

Data Visualization using Tableau course


Welcome to the Data Visualization using Tableau course! In today's data-driven world, the ability to effectively visualize and communicate data insights is crucial for making informed decisions and driving organizational success. This course is designed to equip participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to leverage Tableau, a leading data visualization software, to create compelling visualizations and dashboards. Whether you're a data analyst, business intelligence professional, or executive seeking to enhance your data visualization skills, this course will empower you to unlock the full potential of your data and drive actionable insights.

Course Objectives:

  1. Proficiency in Tableau Interface: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the Tableau interface, including its various tools and features for data visualization and dashboard creation.
  2. Data Connection and Preparation: Learn how to connect Tableau to various data sources, clean and prepare data for visualization, and create efficient data connections for real-time updates.
  3. Visualization Techniques: Explore a wide range of visualization techniques in Tableau, including charts, graphs, maps, and advanced visualizations, to effectively convey insights and trends in data.
  4. Dashboard Design and Interactivity: Develop skills in designing interactive dashboards in Tableau, including layout design, dashboard actions, filters, and parameters, to enhance user engagement and usability.
  5. Storytelling with Data: Discover how to tell compelling stories with data using Tableau, including techniques for narrative flow, context setting, and data-driven storytelling to communicate insights effectively.

Organization Benefits:

  1. Enhanced Decision-Making: By equipping employees with expertise in Tableau, organizations can make more informed decisions based on clear, actionable insights derived from visualized data.
  2. Improved Data Understanding: Tableau's intuitive visualizations help stakeholders across the organization better understand complex datasets, enabling more effective analysis and interpretation.
  3. Increased Productivity: Streamlining data visualization processes with Tableau saves time and resources, allowing teams to focus on analyzing insights and driving business outcomes.
  4. Competitive Advantage: Organizations that leverage Tableau for data visualization gain a competitive edge by transforming raw data into compelling visual stories that drive innovation and strategic initiatives.
  5. Data-Driven Culture: Implementing Tableau for data visualization fosters a culture of data-driven decision-making within the organization, empowering employees at all levels to leverage data for better outcomes.

Target Participants:

 This course is suitable for professionals across various industries who want to enhance their data visualization skills using Tableau. Target participants include data analysts, business intelligence professionals, data scientists, consultants, project managers, and anyone else interested in effectively visualizing and communicating data insights.

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction to Tableau
    • Overview of Tableau interface and tools
    • Connecting to data sources
    • Basic visualization techniques
    • Case Study: Creating a simple bar chart in Tableau
  2. Data Connection and Preparation
    • Connecting to different data sources (Excel, CSV, databases)
    • Data preparation and cleaning in Tableau Prep
    • Creating data extracts and live connections
    • Case Study: Connecting to and preparing sales data for visualization
  3. Basic Visualization Techniques
    • Creating basic charts (bar charts, line charts, pie charts)
    • Using color, size, and shape to encode data
    • Formatting and customizing visualizations
    • Case Study: Visualizing sales performance by region using basic charts
  4. Advanced Visualization Techniques
    • Creating advanced visualizations (heatmaps, treemaps, box plots)
    • Using calculated fields and parameters
    • Incorporating trend lines and forecasts
    • Case Study: Visualizing customer segmentation using advanced charts
  5. Dashboard Design Principles
    • Understanding dashboard layout and design best practices
    • Adding interactivity with filters and actions
    • Creating dynamic and interactive dashboards
    • Case Study: Designing an interactive sales dashboard for management
  6. Storytelling with Data in Tableau
    • Introduction to storytelling with data principles
    • Structuring a data story in Tableau
    • Using annotations and captions to guide the narrative
    • Case Study: Crafting a data-driven narrative to explain sales trends
  7. Advanced Features and Tips
    • Utilizing Tableau's advanced features (table calculations, LOD expressions)
    • Tips and tricks for optimizing performance and efficiency
    • Best practices for sharing and collaborating on Tableau visualizations
    • Case Study: Implementing advanced features to enhance dashboard performance and usability


Essential Information


  1. Our courses are customizable to suit the specific needs of participants.
  2. Participants are required to have proficiency in the English language.
  3. Our training sessions feature comprehensive guidance through presentations, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and collaborative group activities. Our facilitators boast extensive expertise, each with over a decade of experience.
  4. Upon fulfilling the training requirements, participants will receive a prestigious Global King Project Management certificate.
  5. Training sessions are conducted at various Global King Project Management Centers, including locations in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kigali, Dubai, Lagos, and others.
  6. Organizations sending more than two participants from the same entity are eligible for a generous 20% discount.
  7. The duration of our courses is adaptable, and the curriculum can be adjusted to accommodate any number of days.
  8. To ensure seamless preparation, payment is expected before the commencement of training, facilitated through the Global King Project Management account.
  9. For inquiries, reach out to us via email at [email protected] or by phone at +254 114 830 889.

Additional amenities such as tablets and laptops are available upon request for an extra fee. The course fee for onsite training covers facilitation, training materials, two coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a certificate of successful completion. Participants are responsible for arranging and covering their travel expenses, including airport transfers, visa applications, dinners, health insurance, and any other personal expenses.

Course Date Duration Location Registration
24/06/2024 To 28/06/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
22/07/2024 To 26/07/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
19/08/2024 To 23/08/2024 5 Days Dubai, UAE
16/09/2024 To 20/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
14/10/2024 To 18/10/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
11/11/2024 To 15/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
09/12/2024 To 13/12/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya