Tableau Tutorial for Absolute Beginners – For Data Analysis

Learn Tableu Desktop Public and Tableau Desktop Professional for Data Analysis and Business Intelligence

Introduction and Installation

What you’ll learn

  • Install and use Tableau Desktop and Tableau Public.
  • Concepts of Data Visualization.
  • Creating different types of charts like Bar, Line, Scatter, Map, Histogram etc..
  • Creating interactive sheets, dashboards and stories.
  • Connecting to different formats of data sources like MySQL, PostgreSQL, XLS, CSV, JSON etc..
  • Using analytical tools in Tableau like Regression, Clustering, Forecast etc..
  • Learn how to Prepare data, for eg: typecasting, converting measures to dimensions and vice versa.
  • Visualization of time series data.
  • Visualization of Geographical Data on Map Charts.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 20 lectures • 3hr 44min.
  • Relationships and Joins –> 2 lectures • 33min.
  • Calculations or Calculated Fields in Tableau –> 10 lectures • 2hr 2min.
  • Connecting to Data Sources using Tableau Desktop –> 4 lectures • 40min.

Tableau Tutorial for Absolute Beginners - For Data Analysis


  • Basic knowledge of operating your computer.

Introduction and Installation

  • Tableau Tutorial for Beginners – Different Tableau Products
  • Different Terms Used in Tableau and Getting Started with Tableau Public Desktop


Building different type of graphs in Tableau

  • How to create a line chart in Tableau – Sum of sales and profit
  • Compare two measures using dual axes
  • Measure Values and Measure Names in Tableau
  • Creating an Area Chart in Tableau
  • How to make Box and Whisker Plot in Tableau – Distribution of Data
  • How to Create Calculated Fields in Tableau – Simple Example
  • How to Create Bullet Graph
  • Create Density Marks or Heatmap in Tableau
  • Gantt Chart in Tableau – Analysis of Orders.Csv File
  • Highlight Table or Heat Map in Tableau – Superstore Dataset
  • Highlight Table and Heatmap on Tips Dataset
  • Distribution of Total Bill using Histogram
  • Meaning, Purpose and process of building Packed bubble charts in Tableau
  • Pie Chart in Tableau On Titanic Dataset EDA
  • How to Build Maps with example – State-wise Population of USA – 2018
  • Steps of creating Text Table in Tableau


Relationships and Joins

  • Relationships in Tableau
  • Analysis of Northwind Data – Joins and Relationships


Calculations or Calculated Fields in Tableau

  • Tableau Calculated Fields – Intro – IIF Function
  • Calculated Fields – Arithmetic Operators
  • Mathematical Functions
  • Concatenation in Tableau Calculated Fields
  • Transform – Split in Tableau Custom Fields
  • Concatenation with some string functions in Tableau
  • AND and OR Logical Operators in Tableau
  • LEVEL Of DETAIL (LOD) Expressions in Tableau
  • Include and Exclude LOD Expressions


Connecting to Servers using Tableau Desktop

  • Connecting Tableau with MySQL Server Database
  • How to Install PostgreSQL
  • Connecting PostgreSQL Database with Tableau Desktop
  • Connect Tableau Desktop with Google Sheets