Using R in Tableau

Expert 1/2 day

In this course you will learn to

  • Get started with R
  • Connect Tableau and R
  • Integrate R with Tableau
  • Create worksheets with R packages

Included in this course

  • Hands-on exercises
  • Course manual

Suggested attendees

Business analysts with Tableau experience. Required: strong working knowledge of the Tableau environment, building calculated fields, adding a data source and building visualizations. Experience with R outside Tableau environment a plus.

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Course Outline

  • Introduction to R
    • What is R
    • How to install R
    • Discuss R learning resources
  • Integrate R with Tableau
    • Tableau R functions
    • How to create worksheets using R functions
  • Additional third-party R tools

  • Payments by purchase order and invoice incur a $50 service fee.
  • Paying party will receive a payment confirmation email upon receipt of payment.
  • Each registered student will receive an email with the course details.
  • Self-paced training subscriptions start when payment is received.

  • Students will receive electronic copies of the course materials and may print one hard copy for their personal use. The course materials are copyrighted and any other reproduction or distribution of these materials is strictly prohibited.

Before class begins, you will need to have a local copy of Tableau Desktop. Download it for free

During class, attendees will download and install R, which requires admin rights. Instructions will be provided for those without admin rights.

Instructor-led online

We recommend using two monitors in order to simultaneously view the training presentation and hands-on class work.

You’ll receive a Zoom link to join the class. We recommend using a headset instead of the computer’s microphone and speakers. You may also listen to the audio by phone.

Instructor-led online

  • 100% refund for cancellations made more than 10 days before the first class
  • 50% refund for cancellations made 5-9 days before the first class
  • No refund for cancellations made less than 5 days before the first class


  • Full refund if cancelling within 24 hours of registration
  • $15 fee for cancellations after 24 hours of registration
  • No refund for cancellations after 15 days of registration
  • Shared subscriptions will be immediately deactivated and no refund issued

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