Data Visualization with Tableau Project

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Course 5 of 5 in the Data Visualization with Tableau Specialization

In this project-based course, you will follow your own interests to create a portfolio worthy single-frame viz or multi-frame data story that will be shared on Tableau Public. You will use all the skills taught in this Specialization to complete this project step-by-step, with guidance from your instructors along the way. You will first create a project proposal to identify your goals for the project, including the question you wish to answer or explore with data. You will then find data that will provide the information you are seeking. You will then import that data into Tableau and prepare it for analysis. Next you will create a dashboard that will allow you to explore the data in depth and identify meaningful insights. You will then give structure to your data story by writing the story arc in narrative form. Finally, you will consult your design checklist to craft the final viz or data story in Tableau. This is your opportunity to show the world what you’re capable of - so think big, and have confidence in your skills!
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Aprox. 12 horas restantes

Sugerido: 6 weeks of study, 3-8 hours/week, the week will vary.
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Legendas: English

O que você vai aprender

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    Compose your data story arc in narrative form
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    Create a portfolio-worthy data story that will be shared on Tableau Public
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    Use your design checklist to craft your final visualization
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    Write a proposal that defines your project’s goals
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Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Intermediate Level

Nível intermediário

Clock

Aprox. 12 horas restantes

Sugerido: 6 weeks of study, 3-8 hours/week, the week will vary.
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English

Legendas: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Section
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5 hours to complete

Getting Started and Milestone 1: Develop a Project Proposal

In this first milestone, you will write a project proposal that will capture the “who, what, why and how” of your project plus any challenges that you foresee along the way. Your proposal will include: a specific business case or personal objective, any intended outcomes, a description of the needs of the intended audience, a description of the dataset to be used, and any foreseeable challenges....
Reading
2 videos (Total 8 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
Video2 videos
Milestone 1 Assignment Overview3m
Reading7 readings
Save Workbooks to Tableau Public10m
Design Checklist Template10m
Sample Design Checklist10m
Resources on the Who, What, Why, and How20m
Resources on Audience30m
Examples of Single Frame Visualizations10m
Examples of Multi-Frame Data Stories10m

2

Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

Milestone 2: Importing and Prepping the Data

In milestone two, you will acquire the dataset that supports your project proposal, import it into Tableau, and prepare the data for analysis....
Reading
1 video (Total 1 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Reading3 readings
Preparing Your Data for Import10m
Primary Types of Connections10m
Connecting and Merging Multiple Data Sources10m

3

Section
Clock
1 hour to complete

Milestone 3: Exploratory Analysis

In this milestone, you will use the skills that you have learned in the specialization to perform exploratory analysis of your data. You will identify key metrics in the data and create KPIs, and you will use those KPIs to create dashboards that allow for comparative views and “brushing and linking.” This will allow us to begin to think about the proper context of developing an explanatory analysis that will form the basis for the remaining milestones. Be sure your visualizations demonstrate the visual and cognitive design principles learned throughout the Specialization, and make use of advanced features like hierarchies, actions, filters and parameters. ...
Reading
1 video (Total 2 min), 6 readings
Reading6 readings
What is Exploratory and Explanatory Analysis?10m
Case Study: Anscombe’s Quartet10m
Identifying Outliers10m
Constructing a Control Chart10m
Tableau Whitepaper10m
Conducting Visual Analytics10m

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Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Milestone 3: Exploratory Analysis and Dashboard Submission

In this module, you will continue to work through Milestone 3, your exploratory analysis and dashboard creation as outlined in the third week. You will then submit your deliverables for peer review....
Reading
2 readings, 1 quiz
Reading2 readings
Key Metrics, Indicators, Decision Triggers10m
Dashboard and Storytelling with Data10m

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Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

Milestone 4: Storytelling and Storyboarding

In this milestone, you will take a short but essential break from the data visualization software and begin to give structure to your data stories. You will define the basic story arc of your data story, or draft a narrative description of what your data visualization communicates. You have started that process in the previous milestones, but now we will start assembling our story using Story Points....
Reading
1 video (Total 3 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Reading3 readings
Finding the Story10m
Prioritizing, Optimizing and Designing the Data Story10m
Tell the Story of Your Data10m

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Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Milestone 5: Final Presentation

In this final milestone, you will apply design elements from our design checklist. You have met the goals of the stakeholder’s and will complete your design to meet the needs of the audience. You will apply the cognitive and visual design concepts learned throughout this Specialization and create a visualization or data story that leaves a lasting impression with your audience....
Reading
2 videos (Total 3 min), 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Project Summary1m
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Top Reviews

By ANMay 30th 2017

Great capstone project to practise your Tableau skillset on. Definitely worth it!

Instructors

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Suk S. Brar, M.B.A.

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Hunter Whitney

Sr. Consultant, Author, Instructor

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