Data Visualization in Tableau

Bootcamp AI

About This Course

Learn the fundamentals of data visualization and practice communicating with data. This course covers how to apply design principles, human perception, color theory, and effective storytelling with data. If you present data to others, aspire to be a business analyst or data scientist, or if you’d like to become more effective with visualization tools, then you can grow your skills with this course.

This course is part of both the Business Analyst and Data Analyst Nanodegree Programs.


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Learning Objectives

Data visualization skills are tremendously important in today’s data driven economy. Collecting and analysing data is just one step; to communicate your results to clients or your managers, you need to present the data in a coherent and intuitive way. Charts or graphs allow the human brain to visualize and understand large amounts of complex data.
This course will teach you to use data visualization to explore and understand data, and then communicate insights in a powerful and meaningful ways.
This course uses Tableau to create data visualizations. A 6-month educational license for Tableau is included free for Nanodegree students only.


  • No programming experience required.
  • Interested in using data to make better business decisions.
  • Tableau license (provided to Nanodegree students at no cost).


114 Lessons

Intro to Data Visualization

01. Data Visualization Introduction0:56Preview
02. Why Do We Use Data Visualizations1:01
03. Motivation for Data Visualization
03. Quiz
04. Further Motivation1:00
05. Data Types Review0:20
06. Practice identifying data types
07. Univariate Plots1:44
08. Univariate Plots
09. Scatter Plots1:45
10. Quizzes On Scatter Plots
10. Quizzes On Scatter Plots
10.2 Quizzes On Scatter Plots
10.2 Quizzes On Scatter Plots
10.3 Quizzes On Scatter Plots
10.3 Quizzes On Scatter Plots
11. Correlation Coefficients1:18
12. Correlation Coefficient Quizzes
13. Line Plots0:36
14. What is the Question2:46
15. What About with More Than Two Variables2:09
16. Multiple Variables Quiz
16. Multiple Variables Quiz
17. Why Data Dashboards0:45
18. Introduction to Data Dashboards4:47
19. Quiz On Visual Encodings
19. Quiz On Visual Encodings
20. Recap
21. What’s Next0:45


Data Visualizations in Tableau

Making Dashboards Stories in Tableau

Visualizing Movie Data