Tableau Visual Analytics

Product description

Are you a tableau user who needs to transform your data into visual context, so that you can effectively share information and insights with others, or do you want to expand your understanding and application of visual best practices? Then this course is for you!

At Moyo Hodari, we regard ourselves as astute data people. Our facilitators are experts in their respective disciplines. Apart from being exceptional trainers, they have vast experience in their respective fields of expertise. Our extensive knowledge of the intricate layers of the data world enables us to impart real understanding of how the entire data process works, before delving into the detailed functionalities of a specific programme or system. This holistic approach to data training has elevated us to be a leading training facility.

During this course, we will not only teach you how to navigate through the different programme functionalities, but also explain how you can tell a data story, applying Excel visualisation. By using practical and real-life scenarios related to a typical business analytical process, we will journey through the various logical steps one can follow to gain real data insights.

“For the eighth consecutive year, Tableau was positioned as a Leader on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms. During a time of incredible growth, market evolution, and increased customer expectations, Tableau has scaled to meet the needs of the data-driven enterprise with customer-focused innovation and platform expansion”

Moyo Hodari is the only certified Tableau training partner in Africa. Moyo Hodari has skilled and expert level facilitators who are actively consulting on day to day basis to ensure they stay relevant.


Audience Overview:

If you are an experienced tableau user who wants to learn more about displaying your data into a visual context, such as a map or a graph, or learn the best practices for sharing information and insights, you will benefit from attending this course. The Visual Analytics course uses Tableau to develop and discuss visualisations that are easy to understand and use.


Course Outcomes:

At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Design visualisations to effectively leverage sensory and short-term memory
  • Design visualisations to accurately inform viewers
  • Effectively use chart types to answer specific questions
  • Design dashboards and stories using visual best practices


Course Outline:

Visual analytics process

  • Describe the visual analytics process and its advantages


Memory and processing

  • Analyse how memory is used to interpret visualisations
  • Revise visualisations to reduce cognitive overload
  • Effectively use pre-attentive attributes in visualisations


Using chart types effectively

  • Identify the most appropriate chart types to answer specific questions
  • Identify best practices and considerations for a variety of chart types
  • Effectively use chart types to answer specific questions


Designing dashboards and stories

  • Identify visual best practices for dashboard and story design
  • Describe the process of designing a dashboard or story
  • Create a dashboard or story using visual best practices


What is Included?:

The course material includes a workbook that contains key concepts on each topic covered, as well as hands-on activities to further reinforce your skills and knowledge and enhance your learning experience. The material also comes with Tableau workbooks for practical discussions and hands-on activities.



Virtual Two Days Course presented over 5 days.



Tableau Desktop installed. Preferably you have completed Tableau Desktop I and II, or have gained solid experience by using Tableau in your day-to-day work.

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