Your role in data

As a Consumer, you use data to make more informed decisions for your line of business. You are responsible for:

Viewing reports and dashboards created by others and potentially serving as primary stakeholders of these dashboards.

Using data to make decisions in day-to-day job functions, keeping informed of progress toward goals, and tracking team or company metrics.

Staying knowledgeable in your subject areas even if you are not an expert data analyst.

Curriculum

This learning path includes:

 

Introduction to Data Literacy

FREE

Topics Covered: Data Basics, Tableau Basics

Kick-start your data journey by building data literacy skills. This course introduces you to foundational data literacy concepts. 

 


 

Recognizing Well-Structured Data 

FREE

Topics Covered: Data Basics, Tableau Basics

Do you know how to tell when your data is ready for analysis? This course explains how to tell when your data is using the optimal structure for uncovering data insights. 

 


 

Exploring Variables and Field Types 

FREE

Topics Covered: Data Basics, Tableau Basics

Gain a greater understanding of the values in your data. This course explains how to classify variables and how different field types can be represented visually. 

 


 

Explore Aggregation and Granularity 

FREE

Topics Covered: Data Basics, Tableau Basics

Learn how understanding aggregation and granularity can help you see large trends in your data as well as the details behind those trends. 

 


 

Understanding Distributions 

FREE

Topics Covered: Data Basics, Tableau Basics

When working with data, you may want to see how often specific values occur. This course explains what distributions are and how they can be visually represented. 

 


 

Understanding Variation for Wise Comparisons

FREE

Topics Covered: Data Basics, Tableau Basics

Learn how statistical thinking can help you make better decisions with your data. This course describes concepts you can use to measure, describe, summarize, make comparisons in, and draw informed conclusions from your data. 

 


 

Using Correlation and Regression to Examine Relationships

FREE

Topics Covered: Data Basics, Tableau Basics

Learn how to examine relationships within your data to measure how closely one factor is associated with another. Explore how one can influence another, enabling you to make predictions from your data if the mode fits. This course describes concepts you can use to predict and forecast variables in your data. 

 


 

Getting Started with Tableau Online

FREE

Topics Covered: Tableau Basics

Grasp the introductory skills you need for interacting with data on Tableau Online or Tableau Server and sharing content with colleagues, Learn core data literacy concepts, and explore how different job roles and user types engage with web content. Become familiar with site features, share views, and collaborate by using comments. 

 


 

 

Assessment: Interact with Dashboards and Reports

You’ve got the right data skills for your role – now it’s time to show them off. Pass this Skills Assessment and earn a Skill Badge.