Tableau 2018.3 - Desktop

Tableau Intermediate Data Visualization and Dashboarding


Intermediate Data Visualization and Dashboarding with Tableau Desktop is designed for students who are self-taught and just knowledgeable enough to be dangerous or has attended the Senturus half-day fundamentals training class. This one-day course will deliver the knowledge necessary to truly enhance analytics capabilities and harness the power of the Tableau solution.

This is a fully interactive course. Participants will have practice performing the skills in our online classroom. The instructor is able to see each student's computer screen and offer guidance. Students will be provided an electronic copy of the course manual.


Hands-on learning exercises in this course will be completed on Tableau Desktop 10; however, nearly all techniques are also relevant to all versions of Tableau Desktop 9.x, except where noted throughout the course.

Class Length

One Day




Consumers of business analytics information and business analysts who have attended our half-day fundamentals course or have a self-taught knowledge of the fundamentals.

  • Discuss aggregation
    • Review and manage aggregation
  • Create calculated fields
    • Review the methods for creating calculations
    • Work with the calculation editor and common syntax
    • Create a complex calculation
    • Use table calculations
  • Filter with context filters
    • Use the filter shelf
    • Filter on dimensions
    • Filter on measures
    • Create context filters
  • Make workbooks dynamic with parameters
    • Use parameters to filter across sources
  • Examine additional visualization types
    • Treemaps
    • Boxplots
    • Packed Bubble
    • Funnel
  • Group data
    • Create groups, sets, and bins of data
  • Build a worksheet with multiple data sources
    • Blend data in a workbook
    • Join data sources
  • Review when to use a data extract
    • Understand available data sources
    • Manage metadata
    • Save our data source
Registration Details

  • Senturus accepts payment by credit card, purchase order and invoice.
  • Paying party will receive a payment confirmation email upon payment receipt.
  • Each registered student will receive an email with the course confirmation and details on how to access the online classroom.
  • A full, hard copy set of course materials is shipped to each United States based student a few days prior to the start of class.
  • *International students will receive electronic copies of the course guide in place of a hard copy. These students may print one hard copy of the guide for their own personal use during the course. The course materials are copyrighted and any other reproduction or distribution of these materials is strictly prohibited.

We recommend that all attendees have two displays (monitors) so they can see the training presentation and their hands-on class work simultaneously.

Audio for attendees is via VoIP and a PC headset is highly recommended. Audio is also available via teleconference using a TOLL number.

It is highly recommended that attendees use their own local copy of Tableau Desktop, any version of 10 will be suitable to complete the course. If a local copy of Tableau Desktop is not available in time for the class, attendees will need to connect to the demonstration environment via Remote Desktop. Instructions for testing your ability to connect to the remote desktop environment will be provided in the registration confirmation email.

Cancellations made ten or more calendar days prior to the first day of the course receive a 100% refund.

Cancellations made between five and nine calendar days prior to the first day of the course, receive a 50% refund.

Registrants will be charged 100% of the enrollment fee if a cancellation request is not received at least five calendar days prior to the first day of the course.