Visual Analytics – Essentials of Tableau Facilitate effective visualization-driven decision-making through analytics-driven interactive business dashboards .
6 Weeks programme
Contact hours: 28 hours
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Business Intelligence is no more limited to just reports with facts & figures. Rather, visual representation of reports, through visually-intensive dashboards, is now imperative for efficient management decision-making. The “Visual Analytics: Essentials of Tableau” programme makes participants proficient in analyzing and, more importantly, representing data and its analysis in an easy-to-interpret fashion. The programme also helps in taking decisions from graphs & dashboards. The programme covers various concepts of data visualization, like graphs, conditional formatting, scripting, linking charts, slicing & dicing of data, dashboard integration, etc. Most important, participants learn to conduct & represent various statistical analyses embedded in today’s modern Visual Analytics packages.
Who should go for the Programme?
The “Visual Analytics: Essentials of Tableau” programme has been designed & developed to cater to the requirements of professionals across industries (retail, banking, technology, telecommunications, media, airlines, automotive, manufacturing, etc) as well as across business functions (marketing, finance, operations, supply chains, human resources, etc). The programme offers substantial value to all professionals who wish to learn the art of using data visualization to drive & support decision-making at various executive levels in their businesses. The programme will be of particular significance to all professionals who provide decision support services to senior management in their organizations. Analytics professionals aspiring to add Visual Analytics to their skillset would also benefit from the programme.
Gain knowledge & expertize on various KPIs & terminologies essential for driving business intelligently
Generate important insights into the behaviour of business KPIs and influencers/ predictors
Acquire proficiency in creation of reports & charts through Tableau to glean valuable insights
Develop expertise in implementing ‘story-telling’ dashboards through Tableau – that make sense to the decision-makers
Appreciate the various features available in Visual Analytics tools (Tableau, QlikView, QlikSense, SAP-Lumira, etc)
Overview of Visual Analytics
Introduction to Visual Analytics
Different tools for Visual Analytics
Tableau Desktop, and the Tableau product line
Benefits of Tableau as a Visual Analytics tool
Getting introduced to the Tableau Desktop interface
Getting started with the Data
Creating a live data connection
Saving/ Sharing a data source
Understanding changes to the data
Working with data extracts
Custom SQL data connection
Tableau Data Interpreter
Getting started with Data Visualization
Data types and roles
Formatting your data view
Creating Tables, Charts & Graphs
Working with Filters
Working with Dates
Different date parts on different shelves
Discrete & Continuous date parts
Defining a fiscal year
Creating date filters
Ph.D. (Statistics), Michigan State University, USA
B. Stats & M. Stats, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta
Ex-Chief Scientist & Founder, PlanetRisk Inc, USA; 20 yrs of industry exp. with Morgan Stanley, Barclays Capital, etc.
B. E. (Mech. Engg), NIIT PG Certification on Business Analytics, Machine Learning Cert from Stanford Univ.
LOMA ALMI Certified Professional
15+ years of experience in consulting on Financial Analytics, Credit Risk Analytics, Operations Research, Business Analytics,