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Looking for ideas on how to use Tableau across industries? Invite us to join your club. Become Tableau-Approved. Network with others.

Industry-Specific

Visualize your data in real-world scenarios. Gain access to resources and packaged materials.

Network

Connect with Tableau employees. Ask them about their experiences and what led them to a career in Tableau.

Collaborate

Meet like-minded individuals and learn together. Take what you learn and share it with others.

Practice

Find the best practices of creating dashboards, stories, and visualizations tailored to what interest you.


Jumpstart your career with Tableau.


Learn how to gain valuable in-demand data skills that impress future employers.

Take what you learn and share it with others. There are more than 1.2 million terabytes of data online. The world runs on data. At Tableau, we help people see and understand data. So learn Tableau, and then run the world.


Get started with the Data analytics for university students guide. Click through the SlideShare to get inspired. Download your free student version of Tableau, and try it out for yourself.

Why become Tableau-Approved?

  • Companies are hiring new grads with data analytics skills
  • Linkedin found that among the skills companies need most is #1 Creativity and #3 Analytical Reasoning. Tableau will strengthen both!
  • Tableau is a data visualization tool that saw the third-largest surge in demand. Tableau lets you create advanced charts and graphs and requires no coding - Forbes on Data Culture

Term Requirements

  • Download a Tableau for Students free license
  • Create a Tableau Public club account to build online portfolio
  • Create a viz at the beginning and at the end of the club term
  • Upload a viz to TableauPublic using #TableauForClubs
  • Contribute to Generation Data where club members will submit one story per semester/per quarter detailing how you used Tableau and what you learned

Viz Games

Excite your club, improve skills, and boost engagement with a visualization showdown. We’ve taken our years of experience in running viz contests and packaged up our top tips just for you.

Start planning your viz games

Viz Design Workshop

Want to help your club take their dashboards to the next level? A Viz Design Workshop is a fun and interactive way for users to learn and apply visual analytics best practices.

Viz Design Workshop

Data is important in any industry. My club focuses on learning Tableau fundamentals so members are prepared for life outside of the classroom.


More Resources

Tableau Blueprint

Entering the workforce? Tableau Blueprint contains the best practices for building the capabilities you need to create a successful, data-driven organization. If you understand how enterprise software works, you can take your professional persona to the next level. Be a forward thinker.

Explore Data Culture

Visual Analysis Best Practices

Bringing your visualizations from “good” to “great” takes time, patience, attention to detail, and some basic knowledge of visual analysis best practices. Luckily, we have compiled an important list of techniques to get you started.

Visual Analysis Guidebook

Guide to Building an Effective Dashboard

A well-designed dashboard is a powerful launch point for data-driven conversations. Learn how to make an impression when applying for your first job.

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LODs of Fun with Jedi Filters

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30 min
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Enterprise Enablement: A Roadmap for Adoption

Adoption of Tableau is often a “bottom-up” phenomenon. However, there are limits to what can be accomplished without “top-down” support. Tableau Drive is a methodology for scaling out self-service...

Let's Analyze Social Media Data with Tableau

Social media data is hot stuff—but it sure can be tricky to understand. In this session, Michelle from Tableau's social media team will share how they analyze social media data from multiple...

30 min
Visualization Best Practices

The best way to ensure adoption and expand the Tableau footprint at your customers or organization is through useful and insightful dashboards and visualizations. In this session you will learn...

60 min
  • Higher Education
  • Higher Education
Signs of a Successful BI Deployment from the University of Texas at Austin

What do you do once you have an established BI environment? You roll out another one of course! At the University of Texas, Austin, we are implementing an interactive data visualization and agile...

60 min
Beefing up Vizzes with Titles, Labels and Tooltips

Tableau has lots of ways of showing textual information. It has great defaults, too. However, you can enhance the impact of your visuals with many simple and effective tricks. In this session, you...

30 min
  • All - Industries
Enabling Data-Driven Customers with Integrated Business Intelligence

Software as a service companies are feeling the increasing pressure from their customers to deliver analytics to measure, monitor, and improve performance. If you’re in the process of deciding to...

62 min
  • All - Industries
Bridging the Healthcare Data Divide with Visual Analytics for Better Patient Outcomes

Healthcare is in the throes of transformation today like never before. Healthcare reform and the Affordable Care Act are driving new business models, business processes and systems to enable this...

60 min
  • All - Industries
Vocera is Delivering Analytics to Their Customers When Seconds Count

How do you get customers or employees to do things? How do you motivate them to use the data you’ve given them? Once they’ve started buying or performing at higher levels, how do you continue to...

65 min
  • All - Industries
A Roadmap for Today's Data-Driven Culture

The path to analysis can take many forms, but the mantra in today's competitive world is speed. No longer can companies take months to roll out analytical applications. Self-service is the...

60 min

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