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With Sasha Bartashnik (Tableau Instructor, Master in Information)
Saturday, June 07, 2014 at 10:00 AM   $990   AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl

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Beginner Level(no programming background required). It introduces you tableau toolbars,core and advanced view types,exporting and sharing, different type of plots including histograms, lines, boxplots and etc, trend lines and forecasting, queries and data blending.
Time: 10:00-3:00m

Vivian Zhang (CTO at SupStat Inc, double Masters Degree of Computer Science and Statistics)

Course Overview
NYC Data Science Academy is offering Tableau Beginner: a five week course that will introduce you to the wonderful wold of Tableau Visualization

Why Tableau is popular
Tableau Desktop is based on breakthrough technology from Stanford University that lets you drag & drop to analyze data. You can connect to data in a few clicks, then visualize and create interactive dashboards with a few more.

We've done years of research to build a system that supports people's natural ability to think visually. Shift fluidly between views, following your natural train of thought. You're not stuck in wizards or bogged down writing scripts. You just create beautiful, rich data visualizations.

It's so easy to use that any Excel user can learn it. Get more results for less effort. And it's 10 -100x faster than existing solutions.

Project Demo Day and Certificates
From the rudimentary building blocks of programming basics, to data manipulation and use of advanced drawing packages, the course ends with a demonstration of a project of your choice on Project Demo Day. On Demo Day you will access and analyze real data, utilizing the tools and skillsets taught to you throughout the course. After the successful completion of the course, you will qualify for one of three certificates: Extraordinary Standing pass, Honorable Graduation pass, and Active Participation pass.
Certificates are awarded according to your understanding, skill, and participation.


Week 1: Tableau Basics

- Obtain and setup Tableau

- Tableau Interface

- Tableau Toolbar

- Connect to Data

- Exporting and Sharing

- Show me Toolbar

Week 2: Core View Types

- Tables

- Bar Charts

- Pie Charts

- Histograms

- Line Charts

- Box plots

Week 3: Advanced View Types

- Scatter plots

- Facets

- Area Charts

- Bullet Graphs

- Dual Axes Charts

- Gantt Charts

- Heat Maps

- Geographic Maps

Week 4: Calculations and Models

- Quick Table Calculations

- Custom Table Calculations

- Reference Lines, Bands and Distributions

- Trend Lines and Forecasting

Week 5: Data Management

- Calculated Fields

- Functions

- Parameters

- Queries

- Data Blending

- Extracts
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