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Wed 10 Feb 2021
09:30 - 11:30

Venue: Finance Division, At Participant's Desk

Provided by: Finance Training


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Virtual - Tableau for Explorers - Research

Wed 10 Feb 2021


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 Wed 10 Feb   09:30 - 11:30 09:30 - 11:30 Finance Division, At Participant's Desk Helen Read,  Richard Lamont Abrams,  Constanza Arias-Aldana
Topics covered
  • Tableau
  • Reporting
  • Analytics

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 research data sources
  • 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

Online via teams. Demonstration and practical.


2 hours (Demonstration to last approx. 45 minutes followed by 1¼ hour of practical exercises for attendees to work through at their own pace, during which time support will be available and there is an opportunity to ask questions of both trainers)


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