Beginning Tableau Workshop

Fri, Apr. 9, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
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Online; link will be provided to registrants by email one day prior to event

MPO and the Smith Master Student Association (SMSA) have partnered to offer this workshop, which is open to current Smith School students. Tableau is a highly robust data visualization tool and is used in many professional settings. Seats are limited. 

Expected learning outcomes:

  • Understand the Tableau interface
  • Understand the difference between dimensions and measures
  • Understand how to use rows, columns, and marks card
  • Connect to data sources
  • Create basic graphs: bar charts, line graphs, tables
  • Create interactive graphs and dashboards in Tableau

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InstructorBrittany Fong

Refund Policy: Registration fee is fully refundable up to 7 days before the workshop, less the Eventbrite processing fee

Software/Hardware: Prior to the workshop, participants should install the required software and test its operation. Tableau is available at no cost for academic use. The software can be downloaded at You must use your University of Maryland email address to be eligible for the download, and you must allow 1-2 business days for your academic license to be approved. Alternatively, Tableau is available on vSmith. Please view the Getting Started tutorials before the workshop:

No-Show Policy: Anyone who has registered for this event but does not show up to attend may be prohibited from participating in the future events