Tableau Desktop, Server Training (Free DWH & Erwin)

Our Tableau certification master program will let you gain proficiency in Tableau desktop and server. You will on work on real world projects in Tableau desktop, server tools, dashboard, web interface, R connectivity, publishing, data aggregation and blending.

Get Data Warehousing and SQL Developer free with this course!

Key Features

  • Instructor Led Training : 45 Hrs
  • Self-paced Videos : 45 Hrs
  • Exercises & Project Work : 80 Hrs
  • Get Certified & Job Assistance
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Lifetime free upgrade
  • 24 x 7 Lifetime Support & Access

About Course

This is a Combo Course that includes the complete in-depth Tableau Desktop and the Tableau Server Training Courses combined into one Complete Course. This Combo Course perfectly meets the requirement of the industry and gives you a better chance of being hired as a Tableau professional. This Training will equip you with the necessary skills to work with the Tableau tool and gain proficiency in both the Tableau Desktop and the Tableau Server platforms. This includes understanding Tableau Desktop and Server tools, working with dashboards, R connectivity with Tableau, web interface, server processes and real time projects.

What you will learn in this Training Course?

  1. Understand Tableau Desktop,Tableau statistics and interactive dashboard
  2. Learn about Tableau generated fields and special field types
  3. Use Tableau Server for monitoring functions
  4. Charting with Spark line, Pareto, Gantt and Box plots in Tableau
  5. Learn about spatial analysis, formatting and annotations
  6. Understand data visualization and advanced concepts
  7. Learn about Tableau Interface and terminology
  8. Learn to implement Data Aggregation and Data Blending
  9. Know about Tableau scripting APIs
  10. Work with disparate data sources
  11. Integrate Tableau with R programming

Who should take this Training Course?

  • Business Intelligence and Reporting professionals
  • IT Developers, Testers, Project Managers
  • Data scientists, Analysts, Statisticians and Financial professionals
  • Those aspiring for a career in Business Intelligence

What are the prerequisites for taking this Training Course?

You don’t need any specific skills to take this Training Course. A basic knowledge of SQL can be helpful.

Why should you take this Tableau Desktop and Server Training Course?

  • Worldwide Business Intelligence and Analytics Market to grow to $22.8 billion in next 2 years – Gartner.
  • Tableau is a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for BI for fourth year – Gartner
  • Average Tableau salaries are 77% higher than average for all other salaries. –

Tableau is by far the most popular Business Intelligence tool used by some of the biggest companies in the world today. This Tableau Training will equip you with some of the most sought-after skills in the Tableau Desktop and Server domains. Taking this Training will help you pursue a fantastic career by applying for top-notch jobs in the industry.

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Tableau Desktop, Server Course Content

Tableau Course Content

Introduction to Data Visualization and Power of Tableau

What is data visualization, Comparison and benefits against reading raw numbers, Real usage examples from various business domains, Some quick powerful examples using Tableau without going into the technical details of Tableau, installing Tableau, Tableau interface, connecting to DataSource, Tableau Data Types, data preparation.

Architecture of Tableau

Installation of Tableau Desktop, Architecture of Tableau, Interface of Tableau (Layout, Toolbars, Data Pane, Analytics Pane etc), How to start with Tableau, Ways to share and exporting the work done in Tableau

Hands-on Exercise – Play with the tableau desktop, interface to learn its user interface, Share an existing work, Export an existing work

Working with Metadata & Data Blending

Connection to Excels, PDFs and Cubes, Managing Metadata and Extracts, Data Preparation and dealing with NULL values, Data Joins (Inner, Left, Right, Outer) and Union, Cross Database joining, Data Blending, data extraction, refresh extraction, incremental extraction, how to build extract

Hands-on Exercise – Connect to an excel sheet and import data, Use metadata and extracts, Handle NULL values, Clean up the data before the actual use, Perform various join techniques, Perform data blending from more than one sources

Creation of sets

Marks, Highlighting, Sort and Group, Working with Sets (Creation of sets, Editing sets, IN/OUT, Sets in Hierarchies), constant sets, computed Sets,  bins

Hands-on Exercise – Create and edit sets using Marks, Highlight desired items, Make groups, Applying sorting on result, Make hierachies in the created set

Working with Filters

Filters (Addition and Removal), Filtering continuous dates, dimensions, measures, Interactive Filters, marks card, hierarchies, how to create folders in Tableau,  sorting in Tableau, types of sorting, filtering in Tableau, types of filters, filtering order of operations

Hands-on Exercise – Add Filter on data set by date/dimensions/measures, Use interactive filter to views, Remove some filters to see the result

Organizing Data and Visual Analytics

Formatting Data (Labels, Annotations, Tooltips, Edit axes), Formatting Pane (Menu, Settings, Font, Alignment, Copy-Paste), Trend and Reference Lines, Forecasting, k-means Cluster Analysis in Tableau, visual analytics in Tableau, reference lines and bands, confidence interval.

Hands-on Exercise – Apply labels, annotations, tooltips to graphs, Edit the attributes of axes, Set a reference line, Do k-means cluster analysis on a dataset

Working with Mapping

Coordinate points, Plotting Longitude and Latitude, Editing Unrecognized Locations, Custom Geocoding, Polygon Maps, WMS: Web Mapping Services, Background Image (Add Image, Plot Points on Image, Generate coordinates from Image), map visualization, custom territories, Map Box, WMS Map, how we can create map projects in Tableau, how to create Dual Access Map, how to edit location.

Hands-on Exercise – Plot latitude and longitude on geo map, Edit locations on the map, Create custom geocoding, Use images of a map and plot points on it, find coordinates in the image, Create a polygon map, Use WMS

Working with Calculations & Expressions

Calculation Syntax and Functions in Tableau, Types of Calculations (Table, String, Logic, Date, Number, Aggregate), LOD Expressions (concept and syntax), Aggregation and Replication with LOD Expressions, Nested LOD Expressions, Level of Details, Fixed Level of Details, Lower Level of Details, Higher Level of Details, Quick Table Calculations, how to create Calculated Fields, predefined Calculations, how to validate.

Working with Parameters

Create Parameters, Parameters in Calculations, Using Parameters with Filters, Column Selection Parameters, Chart Selection Parameters, how to use Parameters in Filter Session, how to use parameters in Calculated Fields, how to use parameters in Reference Line.

Hands-on Exercise – Create new parameters to apply on a filter, Pass parameters to filters to selet columns, Pass parameters to filters to select charts

Charts and Graphs

Dual Axes Graphs, Histogram (Single and Dual Axes), Box Plot, Pareto Chart, Motion Chart, Funnel Chart, Waterfall Chart, Tree Map, Heat Map, Market Basket analysis, Using Show me, Types of Charts, Text Table, Heat map, Highlighted Table, Pie Chart, Tree map, Bar chart, Line Chart, Bubble Chart, Bullet chart, Scatter Chart, Dual Axis Graphs, Funnel Charts, Pareto Chart, Maps, Hands on Lab, Assignment, Funnel Chart, Waterfall Chart, Maps

Hands-on Exercise – Plot a histogram, heat map, tree map, funnel chart and others using the same data set, Do market basket analysis on a given dataset

Dashboards and Stories

Build and Format a Dashboard (Size, Views, Objects, Legends and Filters), Best Practices for Creative and Interactive Dashboards using Actions, Create Stories (Intro of Story Points, Creating and Updating Story Points, Adding Visuals in Stories, Annotations with Description), DashBoards & Stories, what is Dashboard, Filter Actions, Highlight Actions, Url Actions , Selecting & Clearing values, DashBoard Examples, Best Practices in Creating DashBoards, Tableau WorkSpace, Tableau Interface, Tableau Joins, Types of Joins, Live vs Extract Connection, Tableau Field Types, Saving and Publishing Data Source, File Types

Hands-on Exercise – Create a dashboard view, Include objects, legends and filters, Make the dashboard interactive, Create and edit a story with visual effects, annotation, description

Tableau Prep

Introduction to Tableau Prep, how Tableau Prep helps to quickly combine join, shape and clean data for analysis, create smart experiences with Tableu Prep, get deeper insights into your data with great visual experience, make data preparation simpler and accessible, integrate Tableau Prep with Tableau analytical workflow, seamless process from data preparation to analysis with Tableau Prep

Integration of Tableau with R and Hadoop

Introduction to R Language, Applications and Use Cases of R, Deploying R on Tableau Platform, Learning R functions in Tableau, Integration with Hadoop

Hands-on Exercise – Deploy R on tableau, Create a line graph using R interface, Connect tableau with Hadoop and extract data

Tableau Server Course Content

Introduction to Tableau & Tableau Desktop

Understanding Tableau, basics of business intelligence and business analytics with Tableau, introduction to Tableau Desktop where all your reports, formats and dashboards are created.

Installation and Configuration of Tableau Server

Installation of Tableau Server, steps in the configuration of Tableau Server, common issues and troubleshooting them.

Dashboards & Server Settings

Learning how to access Tableau Dashboard using Tableau Server, setting up roles, schedules, tasks, settings and status for various users using the Tableau Server platform.

Dashboard Scheduling

Learn how to schedule a Tableau Dashboard for Report creation and sending.

User Access: Rules & Permissions

Granting the various permissions and setting up rules for various users depending on their roles like Developers, Administrators, Architects and other personnel, providing right access and information.

Dashboard Operations

Working with the Tableau Dashboard and sharing it with other Developers, migrating the dashboard and performing various operations on it.

Web Server Interface, Sites, Projects, Users

Working with the Tableau Server, working on a project using a web server interface to be accessible to all users.

Creating Projects, Sites, Site Users and Publishing Workbook

Deploying the necessary steps for the creation of various projects, sites and users working on the Tableau platform, publishing of the workbook under projects and performing maintenance activities.

Server Reconfiguration

Re configuring the Tableau Server as per the new requirements and introducing the various Tableau Server processes needed

Interactive Server Dashboards

Deploying interactive features on Tableau Dashboard, publishing the Dashboard to the Tableau Server and working on the Dashboard for interactive capabilities.

Dashboard Navigation on Server

Navigating through the Dashboard using the Tableau Server, understanding the Tableau Web Server features and interfaces

Permissions on workbook, projects and user groups

Ensuring the work is getting done right by applying permissions on workbook and projects and creating user groups.

Customized Views

Customization is possible on Tableau for frequently used options by choosing the ‘remember by changes’ option for creating custom views.

Data Sources and Publishing,

Understanding of Tableau Data Sources, publishing Data Sources from the Tableau Desktop using Tableau Server for getting data online, deploying permissions on Data Source.

Admin Views

Introduction to Standard admin views and creating custom Admin Views

Understanding and deploying Tableau Server Standard Admin Views, learning to create Custom Admin Views on Tableau Server.

Concept of Extracts and Schedules

Learn to extract data from Data Sources to publish data from the Tableau Desktop to the Tableau Server, deploying Schedules on Data Extracts and understand how to refresh Extracts for updated Data Sources.

Refresh Extracts from Tableau Server

Getting the latest data onto the Tableau Server using the Refresh Extract option from the Tableau Server.

Server Maintenance

Alert scheduling and Data Connections

Maintaining the Tableau Server, scheduling for Alerts, understanding what are Data Connections and their benefits.

Server Customization

Customizing the Tableau Server, updating the Name, Logo specifications on the Server.

Tableau TCP-IP

Various ports and ways to change the default ports in Tableau Server

Server Authorization and Authentication

Ensuring the Server efficiency and integrity through the deployment of right Tableau Server authorization and authentication, Tableau Server Security.

Various Security Features

Understanding the different aspects of Tableau Server Security and implementing them, ensuring the right authorization and authentication, various levels of security like User Filters, Data Security, Network Security, Server proxy setup, impersonating SQL Server.

Tableau Parameters & Views

List of Parameters, Embed Views and JavaScript API

Understanding Tableau Parameters, working with embedded Parameters, deploying Tableau Views on websites, learning about Tableau JavaScript API.

Server Performance

Monitoring the Tableau Server performance, analyzing and recording the various aspects to improve Server performance.

Server Scalability

Scaling the Tableau Server performance up or down depending on the specific requirements

Configuring for Fail-over, High Availability

Ensuring the Tableau Server availability is always high and the fail-over system is always in place.

Tabcmd Utility

Overview of tabcmd command line utility and its usefulness

Tabadmin Utility

Introduction to the tabadmin command line utility and explains its usage.

Troubleshooting in Tableau

This module is dedicated to learning troubleshooting various faults using VizQ, Data Sources and License

Database Maintenance and Logs

Reading log files and identifying the problems, performing Database maintenance.

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Tableau Desktop, Server Projects

What projects I will be working on this Tableau training?

Project 1 – Tableau Interactive Dashboard

Data Set – Sales

Objective – This project is involved with working on a Tableau dashboard for sales data. You will gain in-depth experience in working with dashboard objects, learn about visualizing data, highlight action, and dashboard shortcuts. With a few clicks you will be able to combine multiple data sources, add filters and drill down specific information. You will be proficient in creating real time visualizations that are interactive within minutes.

Upon completion of this project you will understand how to create a single point of access for all your sales data, ways of dissecting and analyzing sales from multiple angles, coming up with a sales strategy for improved business revenues.

Project 2

Domain – Crime Statistics (Public Domain)

Objective – The Project aims to show the types of crimes and their frequency that happen in the District of Columbia. Also to provide the details of the crimes like, the area/location and day of the week the crime has happened

Problem statement : Police departments are often called upon to put more “feet on the street” to prevent crime and keep order. But with limited resources, it’s impossible to be everywhere at once. This visualization shows where crimes take place by type and which day of the week. This kind of information gives local police more guidance on where they should deploy their crime prevention efforts.

  • Map should be plotted at Block site address level
  • Show the Offense, Location and Date of Crime occurrence.
  • Show the Number of incidents and frequency in percentage for each type of crime happened(Offense)
  • Show each incident happened every month by week and weekday and by offense type The dashboard should have Crime type and District filters which will be applicable to all three sheets in the dashboard
  • An action from Map should filter out the other two sheets accordingly
  • An action from tree map and bar chart should highlight the remaining two sheets according to the selection

Project 3 :Analyzing economic data

Industry – Government

Problem Statement – How unemployment is affecting global malnutrition

Topics :

In this Tableau project you will be working on vast amounts of data and analyze it to come up with trends, insights and correlations. The data sets include the global unemployment figures for multiple years, world population statistics across several years, nutritional data across the globe. Analyzing this data, you will correlate the malnutrition problem with the unemployment rates by using Tableau.

Highlights –

  • Clean up Excel data & connect with Tableau
  • Use data blending and Pivot Tables
  • Do comparative analysis with Tableau dashboard

Project 4 :  Analyzing market performance

Industry :  Retail

Problem Statement  –  Using the Consumer Packaged Goods data to analyze which are the markets which are performing well for a particular retail enterprise using Tableau Desktop.

Topic :  This Tableau Desktop project involves working with the complex Consumer Packaged Goods data to come up with the brand performance analysis, regions that are contributing good to the revenues, where there is a need to offer more discounts to spur sales, and making in-depth budget vs. spend analysis for any particular year.

Highlight :

  • Combining data sources, adding filters, drilling down data
  • Building an interactive Dashboard and reports for detailed analysis.
  • Deriving real-time visualization of data for business insights.

What projects I will be working on this Tableau Server training?

Project 1 : Deploying of Tableau Server

Industry : Financial services

Problem Statement : How to deploy the Tableau Server for multiple projects and data sources without causing degradation of performance.

Topic – This is a financial services project involves working with Tableau Server and understanding all the administrator tasks like scheduling the server, working with scores of workbooks and multiple data sources, governing the content while ensuring self-service analytics to the users.

Highlights :

  • Tableau Server configuration
  • Rules & permissions for user access
  • Accessing the Tableau Web Server interface

Project 2 : Tableau Server Automation

Industry : Retail

Problem Statement – How to automate Tableau Server tasks that are repetitive in nature

Topic – This project involves working with the Tableau Server in the retail domain and automating the tasks through the use of command line utilities, REST APIs and JavaScript APIs. You will learn how to automate content access to users, managing of users, groups, sites, setting the permissions and more.


  • Tableau Data Extract Command line Utility
  • Automating with REST API & JavaScript API
  • Calling REST API using Tableau Server Client Library
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Sample Tableau Desktop, Server Training Video Tutorials

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Tableau Desktop, Server Certification

This course is designed for clearing the following certification exams

  • Tableau Server Qualified Associate Exam
  • Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate Exam

The entire training course content is in line with this certification programs and helps you clear it with ease and get the best jobs in the top MNCs. As part of this training you will be working on real time projects and assignments that have immense implications in the real world industry scenario thus helping you fast track your career effortlessly.

At the end of this training program there will be quizzes that perfectly reflect the type of questions asked in the respective certification exams and helps you score better marks in certification exam.

Intellipaat Course Completion Certification will be awarded on the completion of Project work (on expert review) and upon scoring of at least 60% marks in the quiz. Intellipaat certification is well recognized in top 80+ MNCs like Ericsson, Cisco, Cognizant, Sony, Mu Sigma, Saint-Gobain, Standard Chartered, TCS, Genpact, Hexaware, etc.

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Tableau Training Review

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  1. Profile photo of Nagajothi Murugaiyan NAGAJOTHI MURUGAIYAN 

    Insightful and Fruitful Course!

    My overall experience with Intellipaat's online training was extremely good. The course is fruitful as it helped me land on a high paying job. Thank you Intellipaat!

  2. Profile photo of DATTATREYA R Vikrant Singh 

    Good work

    It was a wonderful experience and learning from Intellipat trainers. The trainers were hands on and provided real time scenario's. For me learning cutting edge and latest technologies intellipat is the right place.

  3. Profile photo of Nisha Mittal Nisha Mittal 

    Nicely presented

    The entire training from Intellipaat is rightly designed and a very well consolidated course. The delivery of content is worthy of praise.

  4. Profile photo of Ashwani Kumar Ashwani Kumar 

    Well Explained Material

    Everything is so well explained. I liked the format and the material.By far, the best online training I have ever attended. Never seen such amazing trainers with excellent knowledge and answering capabilities.

  5. Profile photo of shifali sharma Shifali Sharma 

    Great Stuff

    The best online training I have ever attended. The trainers were hands on and provided real time scenario's. The video tutorials were high quality and easy to understand.

Frequently Asked Questions on Tableau Desktop, Server Training

Why should I learn Tableau Desktop and Server from Intellipaat?

Intellipaat is the market leader when it comes to delivering training in Business Intelligence tools. This is a comprehensive Tableau training that includes both the aspects of Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server. Some of the domains that you will gain mastery over are in-depth understanding of Tableau Desktop and Server, exclusively working with Tableau Dashboard, connecting R with Tableau, learning about the Tableau web interface, and the various Server processes involved. The entire training is in line with clearing the two Tableau Certifications exams: Tableau Server Qualified Associate Exam and Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate.

You will be working on real time projects that have high relevance in the corporate world, step by step assignments and curriculum designed by industry experts. Upon completion of the training course you can apply for some of the best jobs in top MNCs around the world at top salaries. Intellipaat offers lifetime access to videos, course materials, 24/7 Support, and course material upgrading to latest version at no extra fees. Hence it is clearly a one-time investment.

What are the different modes of training that Intellipaat provides?
At Intellipaat you can enroll either for the instructor-led online training or self-paced training. Apart from this Intellipaat also offers corporate training for organizations to upskill their workforce. All trainers at Intellipaat have 12+ years of relevant industry experience and they have been actively working as consultants in the same domain making them subject matter experts. Go through the sample videos to check the quality of the trainers.
Can I request for a support session if I need to better understand the topics?
Intellipaat is offering the 24/7 query resolution and you can raise a ticket with the dedicated support team anytime. You can avail the email support for all your queries. In the event of your query not getting resolved through email we can also arrange one-to-one sessions with the trainers. You would be glad to know that you can contact Intellipaat support even after completion of the training. We also do not put a limit on the number of tickets you can raise when it comes to query resolution and doubt clearance.
Can you explain the benefits of the Intellipaat self-paced training?
Intellipaat offers the self-paced training to those who want to learn at their own pace. This training also affords you the benefit of query resolution through email, one-on-one sessions with trainers, round the clock support and access to the learning modules or LMS for lifetime. Also you get the latest version of the course material at no added cost. The Intellipaat self-paced training is 75% lesser priced compared to the online instructor-led training. If you face any problems while learning we can always arrange a virtual live class with the trainers as well.
What kind of projects are included as part of the training?
Intellipaat is offering you the most updated, relevant and high value real-world projects as part of the training program. This way you can implement the learning that you have acquired in a real-world industry setup. All training comes with multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills, learning and practical knowledge thus making you completely industry-ready. You will work on highly exciting projects in the domains of high technology, ecommerce, marketing, sales, networking, banking, insurance, etc. Upon successful completion of the projects your skills will be considered equal to six months of rigorous industry experience.
Does Intellipaat offer job assistance?
Intellipaat actively provides placement assistance to all learners who have successfully completed the training. For this we are exclusively tied-up with over 80 top MNCs from around the world. This way you can be placed in outstanding organizations like Sony, Ericsson, TCS, Mu Sigma, Standard Chartered, Cognizant, Cisco, among other equally great enterprises. We also help you with the job interview and résumé preparation part as well.
Is it possible to switch from self-paced training to instructor-led training?
You can definitely make the switch from self-paced to online instructor-led training by simply paying the extra amount and joining the next batch of the training which shall be notified to you specifically.
How are Intellipaat verified certificates awarded?
Once you complete the Intellipaat training program along with all the real-world projects, quizzes and assignments and upon scoring at least 60% marks in the qualifying exam; you will be awarded the Intellipaat verified certification. This certificate is very well recognized in Intellipaat affiliate organizations which include over 80 top MNCs from around the world which are also part of the Fortune 500 list of companies.
Will The Job Assistance Program Guarantee Me A Job?
In our Job Assistance program we will be helping you land in your dream job by sharing your resume to potential recruiters and assisting you with resume building, preparing you for interview questions. Intellipaat training should not be regarded either as a job placement service or as a guarantee for employment as the entire employment process will take part between the learner and the recruiter companies directly and the final selection is always dependent on the recruiter.
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