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Introduction to Tableau - Professional Development

May 2, 2021 to May 15, 2021

Registration Deadline: Apr 30, 2021

Continuing Education & Professional Development

Introduction to Tableau

Did you know that Tableau is one of the leading packages used for visualization? Do you want to do more with your data? Tableau is a tool for turning raw data into easily understandable graphics to support decision-making in any organization.

Duration: 7 hours asynchronous, including three 30 minute live Q&A sessions
Dates and Times:  May 2-8th at time of your choosing (self-paced), but must be completed by May 8th at 11 PM ; 3 live Q&A sessions May 3rd, 5th, and 7th from 12:00 − 12:30 PM
Delivery Method: All online - Asynchronous (recorded lectures and prepared workshop materials and exercises), with three live Q&A Sessions (see times above). Instructions on how to access the workshop materials and data will be provided prior to the workshop start date.
Price: $200  (full refunds can be requested up until April 29).This workshop taken in conjunction with other training could be eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant to help employees and unemployed Albertans access training opportunities. Please use this link (https://www.alberta.ca/canada-alberta-job-grant.aspx) to find out more and check your eligibility.



Workshop Description:
Did you know that Tableau is one of the leading packages used for visualization? Do you want to do more with your data?  Tableau provides unlimited opportunities for data exploration and insight.  From identifying fraud and risk to revenue forecasting the possibilities are endless with Tableau.  Break free of manual processes in spreadsheets and move beyond Excel charts to visualize your data in new ways with geographic maps, heat maps, and more.  Tableau Desktop is an easy-to-use visual analytics platform.  During this workshop you will use the Tableau Desktop to create data visualizations that range from simple to complex in design.  You will learn a variety of ways to connect to data sources.  Learn about many Tableau features to seamlessly interact and navigate with data.  You will also create interactive dashboards to quickly uncover business insights into your organization's operations and customers.  Finally, put it all together by learning the art of effective story telling

Instructor: Mandy Moser   
About the Instructor:  Mandy Moser is the Manager of Institutional Analysis at the University of Lethbridge. She has nearly twenty years of experience transforming data into insight to promote data-informed decision-making in the post-secondary environment. In the last two years, she has led the implementation of Tableau Online at the University of Lethbridge. She has taught and presented on data visualization and analysis to support data-informed decision-making in business to a variety of audiences. In 2017, she developed and instructed the first visual analytics course for upper level undergraduate students at the University of Lethbridge. She has presented to the Canadian Higher Education Tableau User Group on deployment of Tableau Online in a post-secondary institution. She has also presented at the Canadian Institutional Research and Planning Conference on the analysis of survey data using Tableau. In 2019, the Institutional Analysis team received the President's Award for Service Excellence.

 
Requirements to Participate in the Workshop: No prior knowledge of Tableau or visualization is required.  However, participants should  have a good Internet connection and a basic understanding of computer operations on either a Windows or Macintosh computer, and:
A.  Access to Microsoft Excel
B.  Your own license to Tableau Desktop or download a free two week trial version of Tableau Desktop (instructions to come, do not download until the 1st day of the workshop)

Certificate of Completion will be provided

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