Advanced Tableau Workshop

When: 
Sun, Apr. 18, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
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Where: 
Online; link will be provided to registrants by email one day prior to event
Description/Notes: 

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. Please direct questions to SMSA. Expected learning outcomes:

    • Understand the advanced features of the Tableau interface
    • Create advanced interactive graphs and dashboards

    Pre-requisite: This is an advanced workshop; students participating must already know the following in Tableau:

    • Understand the difference between dimensions and measures
    • Understand how to use rows, columns, and marks card
    • Be able to connect to data sources
    • Be able to create basic graphs: bar charts, line graphs, tables
    • Be able to create dashboards

    Please direct questions to smsaboard@marylandsmith.umd.edu

    InstructorBrittany Fong

    Cost: $5 per student

    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 www.tableau.com/academic/students. 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: www.tableau.com/learn/training.

    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

    Registrationhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/144587610435/