Phoenix TS

Tableau Desktop Intermediate

Course Overview

This one-day, online, instructor led Tableau Intermediate course builds upon the skills and techniques developed during Tableau Fundamentals. It will cover:

  • data blending
  • data refining
  • data visualizations
  • statistical analysis
  • forecasting
  • data graphing

This course is intended for:

  • Individuals who have prior working knowledge of Tableau 
  • Individuals who have used Tableau to perform numerical or general data analysis, visualization, and reporting.  
  • Individuals looking to enhance Tableau skills to combine multiple data sources for data analysis, perform data calculations and create interactive visualizations 


Currently, there are no public classes scheduled. Please contact a Phoenix TS Training Consultant to discuss hosting a private class at 240-667-7757.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Merge multiple data sources 
  • Locate useful data within PDF’s 
  • Determine data sets and parameters for visualizations 
  • Implement data calculations 
  • Analyze advanced data calculations and apply them to visualizations 
  • Develop statistical analysis and forecasting skills  
  • Create geographic visualizations. 
  • Utilize the Ask and Explain tool  

Course Outline

Module 1: Blending Data from Multiple Sources 

  • Blend Data 
  • Refine Blends to Visualize Key Information 

Module 2: Joining Data 

  • Create Joins 
  • Troubleshoot Joins 
  • Merge Data with Unions 

Module 3: Accessing Data in PDFs 

  • Connect to PDFs 
  • Clean Up and Organize PDF Data 

Module 4: Refining Visualizations with Sets and Parameters 

  • Create Sets 
  • Analyze Data with Sets 
  • Apply Parameters to Refine Visualizations 
  • Create Advanced Visualizations 

Module 5: Analyzing Data with Calculations 

  • Create Calculated Fields to Analyze Data 
  • Manipulate Data with Functions 
  • Analyze Data with Table Calculations 

Module 6: Visualizing Data with Advanced Calculations 

  • Create Groups and Bins with Calculations 
  • Analyze Data with LOD Expressions 

Module 7: Performing Statistical Analysis and Forecasting 

  • Perform Statistical Analysis 
  • Forecast Data Trends 

Module 8: Creating Geographic Visualizations 

  • Create Maps 
  • Customize Mapped Data 

Module 9: Getting Answers with Ask and Explain 

  • Ask Data 
  • Explain Data 

Exam Information

This course will help prepare students who plan to obtain Tableau Desktop Certified Associate certification, which requires candidates to pass the Tableau Desktop Certified Associate exam 

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