Tableau Certification Prep: Desktop Specialist + Associate


Tableau Certification Prep: Desktop Specialist + Associate

Your complete guide to acing the Tableau Desktop Specialist & Certified Associate exams (includes 2 full practice tests)

What you’ll learn

  • Develop the exact skills you need to ace your Tableau Desktop certification exams
  • Design histograms, treemaps, bullet graphs, funnels, and multi-axis charts
  • Analyze data with regression models, forecasting tools, control charts, and box plots
  • Define custom calculations using calculated fields, table calcs and parameters
  • Combine visuals to build dynamic, interactive dashboards and stories
  • Learn from a best-selling instructor, featured author, and award-winning Tableau developer


  • Tableau Public (Free) or Tableau Desktop (we’ll walk through the install)
  • Prior experience with Tableau Desktop is helpful, but not required


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This course is designed to help you build the exact skills you need to ace the Tableau Desktop Specialist and Certified Associate exams, guaranteed. With hands-on projects, full-length practice tests, and free downloadable study guides, this is the ONLY course you’ll need to prepare!

Throughout the course, you’ll play the role of a BI Analyst for BankMaven, a financial institution based in the US. You’ll use Tableau Desktop, and the skills you learn throughout the course, to design and build an executive dashboard from scratch. But don’t worry, we’ll guide you each step of the way, with crystal clear explanations and helpful pro tips to help you build expert-level Tableau skills.

Our project will incorporate ALL of the skills required for certification, including connecting and blending data, creating charts and geospatial maps, applying analytics tools and calculations, filtering and examining data, and designing custom, interactive dashboards and stories:

  • Connecting to Data
    • Connect to sources, join & blend data, edit metadata, compare extracts & live connections, etc.
  • Field & Chart Types
    • Explore field types, pills, row and column shelves, common chart types, etc.
  • Mapping & Analytics
    • Create geospatial maps, import custom backgrounds, explore instant analytics tools, etc.
  • Calculations
    • Define custom calculations using calculated fields, table calculations and parameters
  • Examining & Filtering
    • Examine functions to sort, group, filter, and highlight fields, sets and values
  • Dashboards & Stories
    • Combine visualizations to create interactive dashboards and stories

We’ll also walk through everything you need to know about the certification process itself, including exam options and structure, topic breakdowns, question types, rules, scheduling options, and tips for success.

Finally, we’ll wrap things up with two full-length practice exams, with hands-on and knowledge-based questions designed to mirror the actual exam experience and make sure you’re ready for the real deal.

If you’re ready to level-up your skills, increase your earning potential, and become a certified Tableau expert, this is the course for you.


Join today and get immediate, lifetime access to the following:

  • 6 hours of high-quality video
  • Tableau Certification Prep ebook
  • Downloadable Tableau project files & solutions
  • Quizzes & Practice Exams
  • Course Q&A forum
  • 30-day money-back guarantee

See you in the course!

-Dustin (Featured Tableau Author & Lead Tableau Instructor, Maven Analytics)


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Who this course is for:

  • Tableau Desktop users looking to sharpen and certify their skills
  • Aspiring analysts seeking to add industry-recognized credentials to the resume
  • Anyone looking for a hands-on guide to clearing the Tableau Desktop Specialist + Certified Associate exams
  • Students who want a comprehensive, engaging, and highly interactive approach to training

Created by Maven Analytics, Dustin Cabral | Tableau & Data Visualization Expert
Last updated 5/2021
English [Auto]

Size: 1.95 GB

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