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Fri 8 Nov 2019
09:30 - 12:30

Venue: Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

Provided by: Finance Training

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Tableau for Explorers - Departmental Profiles

Fri 8 Nov 2019


Tableau Server is an online application available to all members of the university to access Tableau dashboards and visualisations

Tableau Explorer is intermediate level access to Tableau Server and allows you to view, interact and edit Tableau content.

Target audience

This course is intended for those who have already requested access to Tableau Server as an ‘Explorer’ and those who are interested in requesting access to Tableau Server as an ‘Explorer’.


In order to book onto this, you must either have completed or will complete the "Tableau for Viewers" course first.


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Fri 8 Nov   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Constanza Arias-Aldana,  Helen Read,  Laura Hall
Topics covered
  • Tableau
  • Reporting
  • Analytics

Throughout a fully interactive 3 hours, there will be the opportunity to learn how to use Tableau Server as an explorer, to view, interact and edit a variety of visualisations and Tableau content

  • Create and save your own visualisations using Databook
  • Explore different visualisations and the marks card
  • Create your own filters, hierarchies, calculated fields and groups
  • Combine predefined analytics and/or quick table calculations with your own calculated fields
  • Understand the order of operations in Tableau Server
  • Learn how to format workbooks
  • Create effective business dashboards and stories

Demonstration and practical


3 hours


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