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March 18, 2024 – May 6, 2024 – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern (US) Time – Wednesdays $1,950.00

This program is a hybrid, cohort based program. It can also be customized for group delivery in your organization. Contact a learning consultant for more information.

In this course, you will be introduced to the field of data visualization and the various tools Tableau offers. Through concepts and exercises, you will learn to identify datasets to connect to, explore, analyze, filter and structure your data to create your desired visualizations.

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The Opportunity

Many organizations are moving towards Tableau, thereby creating many Tableau career opportunities every day. Automation requires myriad data analyses, and Tableau is providing the necessary data for it. Additionally, Tableau is instrumental in supporting the the work in the fields of business intelligence and data analytics.  The demand for professionals across all disciplines, as well as with data scientists, is creating opportunities for those with skills in the use of Tableau.

Program Benefits

This certificate will create opportunities across a wide variety of industries and job areas to address the amount of unstructured data that is uploaded – and keeps multiplying – by the day.  This program will provide you the knowledge to support decision making in organizations as they become more and more data-centric. You will learn how to create technical solutions to business problems, communicate innovative solutions with visualizations that are developed in Tableau, and open up a wide range of career opportunities at all levels in an organization.

What You Will Learn

The main goal of this certificate is to enable you to develop skills and competencies  employers are look for, including:

  • Explore data visualization through Tableau UI components and various ways to establish data connection.
  • Understand the importance of Visual Analytics and explore the various charts,
    features and techniques used for Visualization.
  • Understand basic calculations such as Numeric, String Manipulation, Date
    Function, Logical and Aggregate.
  • Get introduced to Table Calculations and Level Of Detail (LOD) expressions.
  • Learn to plot various advanced charts in Tableau Desktop.
  • Build Dashboards and Stories within Tableau.
  • Learn to publish data, interact, modify, and secure the published data on Tableau Online

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Data Visualization and Tableau Basics
Module 2: Getting Started with Tableau and Basic Visualization Techniques
Module 3: Tableau Calculations and Formatting Visualizations
Module 4:  Manipulating Data and Advanced Visualization Tools
Module 5: Creating Dashboards and Stories
Module 6: Distributing and Publishing Your Visualizations
Module 7: Advanced Calculations, Analyzing Data, and Final Project

Given the busy schedules of professionals and rising executives, Rutgers has developed a powerful hybrid learning model that combines the flexible delivery of self-paced, online learning with that of a seasoned professional – a Personal Learning Coach – who serves as a learning and career guidant to mentor you through successful completion of your program and set you up for success to achieve your career aspirations.

Individualized support by industry experts: To assure your learning supports where you are and where you want to go in your career, our personalized delivery model teams you up with a learning coach who will meet with you virtually during the course of your study. In your initial meeting, you will discuss your career objectives with your personal learning coach. Over additional scheduled one-on-one virtual meetings they will discuss your questions, homework assignments, and connect your learning to your job and career to make sure you get the most from the material presented and maintain your focus on the learning goals you have set for yourself.

Project Based: You will apply the concepts you learn in a project that you can draw upon as you interview for your new role. Because the project simulates actual work duties of professionals in this field, the project offers you an opportunity to showcase the skills and competencies that employers are looking for in hiring and promoting professionals in their organizations.

Flexibility: Learn on the days of the week and times of day that fit your schedule: E-Learning is available virtually 24/7/365.

Who Should Attend

For individuals in private, non-profit, or government agency organizations who are looking to increase their skills to support data-driven decision making. Learners will have some familiarity with spreadsheet based programs – e.g., MS Excel, Google Sheets – who want to enhance their ability to conduct and report upon the data that drives business decision making. These individuals want to enhance their career progression by developing skills that combine technical analysis with the communication of the insights that this analysis can yield.

Why Rutgers

Earn a credential to put on your resume that showcases your skills to support career success from a trusted public institution serving the people, businesses, and government agencies in the state of New Jersey for over 250 years.

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