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Tableau Desktop - Beginner

Class Code Date Delivery Method Cost
  • Mon Jul 8, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Thu Jul 11, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Live Online - 2 sessions $625

Most Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

Before each sesson, Tech Training will provide a Zoom link for live online classes, along with any required class materials.


Working in conjunction with Stanford users and the Stanford Data Visualization Community of Practice, Technology Training is pleased to offer a new series of Tableau Desktop training courses designed to help you leverage the full power of Tableau Desktop against use cases relevant to Stanford.  This is the first course in the series.


Prerequisites: Very basic knowledge of data, analysis and visualization


This class is designed for first-time Tableau user as well as those who have some familiarities with the web interface. It teaches simple concepts of Data connection, Tableau terminology, Creating simple visuals, Filtering, Hierarchy, Date features, Labels, and Formats.

Learning objectives

At the end of this course, you will acquire valuable knowledge of data connectivity, data manipulation, field properties, creating visualizations to represent data in an effective manner, and sharing with end users with some interactive features.

Planned topics:

1. Data Connection and Terminology
2. Sorting and Simplifying Data
3. Save workbook for future use and sharing.
4. Hierarchy and drill down features
5. Date Parts and Time Series
6. Statistical correlation between Numbers
7. Breakdowns of Whole
8. Highlight Tables, Heat Maps and Labels with Formats

Daria Kirilenko

Daria Kirilenko is a subject matter expert in marketing, executive business intelligence and analytics requirements with over seven years of industry experience driving significant business impact.

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Additionally, some of these programs are open to interested individuals not affiliated with Stanford, allowing for broader community engagement and learning opportunities.