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Tableau Desktop - Fundamental

DATA 1080

Boost your marketability by adding Tableau Desktop to your professional skillset. With the skills gained in this course, you will be able to apply the introductory fundamentals of Tableau Desktop to your professional and personal endeavours.

Tableau Desktop is data visualization software that lets you see and understand data in minutes. Tableau can be a powerful tool for your work with data, regardless of your technical or analytical background. Graduates of this course will be able to describe Tableau terminology, heat maps, tree maps, pie charts, bar charts and more. You will also be able to use the crucial concepts and techniques of Tableau to move from simple to complex visualizations and combine them in interactive dashboards.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to use Tableau tools to connect data, create basic calculations, and to represent data using various visualization types including scatter plots, geographic maps, heat maps, highlight tables, tree maps, and pie charts. You will also be able to build dashboards to share visualizations.


  • Enrollment for this course will close 1 day prior to the course start date. No late enrollments will be permitted.
  • Withdrawals are only accepted up to 10 business days prior to the course start date (withdrawal fees will apply). No refunds or withdrawals are permitted after this date
  • This course is delivered virtually through an interactive online platform in conjunction with Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). You require access to a computer with high-speed internet, camera, and headset for the duration of each class. By enrolling in this course, you consent to the sharing of your personal information with NAIT for registration purposes, see below.
  • Note that the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) may collect personal information regarding your participation in this course, including your name, email address, student identification number, and information regarding your performance in and completion of the course. This information is collected pursuant to section 33(c) of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, for the purpose of facilitating your participation in the course. The information may also be shared with the Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology (DC) for the purpose of allowing DC to track and verify your progress and outcomes in the course. If you have any questions regarding the collection, use, or disclosure of this personal information by NAIT, please contact Ashley Verbonac – Operations Coordinator, 11762-106 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T5G 2R1, via telephone at 780-378-1261 or via email at averbona@nait.ca.

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    • Winter - None required

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    11190Wed&ThuMarch 6, 2024 to March 7, 202410:00 am - 06:00 pm14Distance EducationNait Polytechnic$1,495.00CLOSEDNotify Me