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Join a Tableau course and learn how to transform data into dynamic, sophisticated visualizations with this business intelligence powerhouse. Discover how to weave vivid, colorful narratives from your data and take your presentation skills to the next level. 

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The Best Courses for Learning Tableau

Tableau is one of the world's favorite visualization tools. You don't need programming or data science expertise to get started creating meaningful, effective reports. Creating strong data visuals can help you to report better, tell stronger stories with your data, and ensure that your organization genuinely understands its own data insights.  

With DataCamp's Tableau courses, you'll be able to master the ins and outs of Tableau, from the basic visualizations taught in our Introduction to Tableau course, to the advanced skills covered in Analyzing Data in Tableau and Statistical Techniques in Tableau.

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Introduction to Tableau

Learn how to use Tableau, a popular data analytics and business intelligence (BI) program, to manage data and create visualizations.

Clock 6 hours
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Hadrien Lacroix

Curriculum Manager at DataCamp

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Analyzing Data in Tableau

Unlock the power of advanced analytics and data visualizations in Tableau.

Clock 8 hours
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Hadrien Lacroix

Curriculum Manager at DataCamp

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Creating Dashboards in Tableau

Discover how to create impactful dashboards in Tableau and boost business performance.

Clock 4 hours
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Hadrien Lacroix

Curriculum Manager at DataCamp

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Case Study: Analyzing Customer Churn in Tableau

The fictional company Databel needs your help! Use your Tableau skills to analyze customer churn data and discover potential solutions.

Clock 3 hours
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Carl Rosseel

Curriculum Manager at Datacamp

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Connecting Data in Tableau

Learn how connectors in Tableau can help you aggregate data from various sources and get it ready for analysis.

Clock 4 hours
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Sara Billen

Curriculum Manager at DataCamp

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Statistical Techniques in Tableau

Discover Tableau's statistical functions and take your reporting skills up a notch.

Clock 4 hours
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Maarten Van den Broeck

Content Developer at DataCamp

Tableau FAQs

What is the best online Tableau course?

Introduction to Tableau with DataCamp. This introductory course will teach you how to navigate Tableau’s interface and how to present data using easily understood visualizations. You can move through the course at your own pace, stopping and repeating as much as you need to fully integrate the course materials. 

Are Datacamp Tableau courses free?

No, but you can take the first chapter of any of our Tableau courses for free.  

How long does it take to finish a Tableau course?

Our Tableau courses take anywhere from 4-8 hours hours to complete the materials, but you should give yourself a week or two of practice to be able to recall and execute the skills you’ve learned.  

Which Tableau course should I start with?

DataCamp’s Introduction to Tableau. This course will teach you the basic concepts and features within Tableau, as well as getting you started with building visualizations and presenting your data. 

Is Tableau easy to learn?

Yes. Tableau’s intuitive, drag-and-drop interface is very user-friendly, so it’s easy to assimilate the basics. However, It will prove more difficult to master Tableau's more complex and powerful functions, and you should expect it to take anywhere from two to six months to feel confident executing its various functions.  

Should I learn Tableau instead of Excel?

Don’t think of Tableau as a replacement for Excel. While Excel's primary function is to create spreadsheets, Tableau's core function is visualizing data.  Ideally, you should learn both, as they are both major players in business analytics and they can offer a wealth of new insights when used together.  

Do I need to know how to code to use Tableau?

No. One of Tableau’s biggest advantages is that you can create the same interactive charts that you can create in R - only much easier.  

What else should I learn alongside Tableau courses?

Taking SQL courses along with your Tableau courses is an excellent option. With this combo, you’ll be able to communicate with databases, extract data, and then visualize that data, making you a formidable addition to any data analysis team.