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Analyst Bootcamp

  • Tuition USD $3,500
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4819 Ratings
  • Course Code TAB-ANA-BOOT
  • Duration 5 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

The Analyst Bootcamp takes students through foundational concepts to the skills needed to tackle more advanced analysis and data preparation challenges. This five-day course series is built for those looking to hone their Tableau skills quickly, and covers Tableau Desktop and Prep Builder concepts, techniques, and activities to ensure a comprehensive, in-depth learning experience.

Skills Gained

You'll learn how to:

  • Build advanced chart types and visualizations.
  • Build complex calculations to manipulate your data.
  • Use statistical techniques to analyze your data.
  • Use parameters and input controls to give users control over certain values.
  • Implement advanced geographic mapping techniques and use custom images and geocoding to build spatial visualizations of non-geographic data.
  • Prep your data for analysis.
  • Combine data sources using data blending.
  • Make your visualizations perform as well as possible using the Data Engine, extracts, efficient connection methods, and data connection best practices.
  • Build better dashboards using techniques for guided analytics, interactive dashboard design, and visual best practices.
  • Implement efficiency tips and tricks.
  • What data Tableau Desktop works well with, and how to shape data appropriately to get maximum flexibility from Tableau Desktop.
  • Understand Tableau Prep Builder’s role in the Analytic Cycle.
  • Use the terminology specific to Tableau Prep Builder.
  • Data sampling in Prep.
  • Create and understand flows that address common scenarios that users encounter in data preparation.
  • Clean, combine, shape, and validate data.v

Who Can Benefit

This bootcamp is designed for those in analyst roles or those looking to improve their analysis skills in Tableau to presents data insights across lines of business to improve decision making.

Prerequisites

While there are no prerequisites for this bootcamp, the rapid pace of this class favors those students who learn new concepts quickly or have previous experience with data analysis and business intelligence.

Course Details

Outline

Day 1 & 2 - Desktop I: Fundamentals

  • Introduction
  • Connecting to data
  • Simplifying and sorting data
  • Organizing data
  • Slicing data by date
  • Using multiple measures in a view
  • Showing the relationship between numerical values
  • Mapping data geographically
  • Viewing specific values
  • Customizing your data
  • Analyzing data with quick table calculations
  • Showing breakdowns of the whole
  • Highlighting data with reference lines
  • Making your views available

Day 3 & 4 - Desktop II: Intermediate

  • Introduction
  • Creating and connecting to data sources
  • Defining subsets of your data
  • Using calculations in Tableau
  • Advanced table calculations
  • Creating and using parameters
  • Data extracts
  • Comparing measures
  • Tableau geocoding
  • Viewing distributions
  • Statistics and forecasting
  • Dashboards and stories

Day 5 - Prep Builder I

  • Introduction to the workspace
  • Introduction to the workflow
  • Data literacy concepts
  • Connecting to and configuring data
  • Cleaning data
  • Preferred data structures in Tableau
  • Shaping data
  • Combining data
  • Opening a data sample and creating an output file
  • Best practices for data preparation
  • Complex flows
  • Starting with a question
  • Hands-on data preparation

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

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