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With one of our online Tableau courses, you can get a full introduction to Tableau software and hone your skills in using it for analytics.

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Nearly everything in the world can be quantified by data. It has become an essential and important part of modern business, and with the average data scientist spending upwards of 80% of their time preparing data, many might look for a quick fix. Even the simplest of questions could send them back to their analysis, leaving blind spots in the data picture.

That’s where Tableau comes in. Designed to make data more accessible to people, Tableau has quickly proved itself to be a market-leading choice for modern business intelligence. Data analysts no longer have to pull and prep the data manually, which is a time-consuming and potentially risky operation. Tableau quickly enables analysts to access data in a usable format.

We have a large number of different courses that can help you come to grips with Tableau. Whether you’re looking for a refresher or you’re coming to Tableau as an absolute beginner, you’ll find a Tableau course that will be perfectly suited to you. All of our Tableau courses and ExpertTracks are online, giving you the chance to learn flexibly and in your own time.

Find out how to use Tableau for financial analysis

Finance is already an area involving high levels of data, and businesses will want to harness the visualisation powers of Tableau to communicate with a larger audience. Alongside this, you can discover how different financial models work, how you can use them, and learn how to bring data-driven decision-making to your company.

With courses rewarding you with academic credits and ExpertTrack certifications, you’ll be able to prove to prospective or current employers that you can use these skills to bring success to the business.

Build on your knowledge of data analytics

We live in an age of data and analytics, and transforming this information into easy and understandable insights is an essential business practice. Mastering statistical concepts and building on your quantitative data analysis skills can help you move up in this growing business field. As data enters the mainstream, being able to explain data has never been more important.

From introductory courses in Tableau, through to courses that are designed to develop and hone your skills, our free courses and ExpertTracks will make you stand out from the crowd.

Discover the importance of data visualisation

Tableau analyses and visualises data from both public sources and your own proprietary data, which combines to form essential insights. Visualising the data in the form of ‘dashboards’ makes the data much easier for non-analysts and end-users to convert into interactive graphics, and then to digest the metrics.

Discover how you can transform business intelligence into meaningful stories, and build a narrative with your data using Tableau.

Your options for studying Tableau

If you want to learn how to make your data more accessible and effective, while also learning about the data analytics market, we have plenty of learning opportunities for you. Our short courses will provide you with an introduction to the basics of Tableau, but if you want to go into more detail, then a subscription to one of our ExpertTracks will help you master this essential piece of software.


What is Tableau?

Tableau is a piece of software that has the primary purpose of data visualisation. It’s a tool that is frequently used in the business intelligence industry, but can be applied to different industries as well. In short, it helps to simplify raw data into understandable formats.

What is Tableau used for?

In essence, Tableau is used to generate easy to understand data visualisations, expanding the frequency, the depth, and the variety of the data currently used in an organisation. Having easy access to this visualisation of data can result in important advances in businesses.

Why use Tableau?

Using Tableau in any organisation will reduce the time that your data analysts and data scientists spend cleaning and preparing the data, as it ingests all pieces of proprietary data automatically. In addition, it creates a clear visualisation of the data, making it clear to see and easy to understand.

How long does it take to learn Tableau?

Learning Tableau is a process, and if you want to get a good taster, one of our free introductory courses on the core elements and theories of data visualisation will take 4 weeks. If you want a more in-depth understanding, try out our ExpertTrack looking at data analytics, with 12 hours of study a week across 12 weeks.

What does a Tableau developer do?

Tableau developers are a relatively new role that companies have started advertising for. Working closely with analysts and other developers, the responsibilities of a Tableau developer include preparing business intelligence reports, creating Tableau dashboards, and delivering data visualisation solutions to enhance business processes.

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