Tableau Prep Builder for Beginners - Getting Started
A beginner’s guide to using Tableau Prep Builder for data preparation and data cleaning
Updated on Sep, 2023
Language - English
Are you interested in data analytics and (self-service BI) business intelligence? Are you already using Tableau or plan to use it soon?
You might have already seen Tableau as a visual analytics tool in action. You might have created Tableau dashboards yourself. But as you know, the result of visualizing your data is only the tip of the iceberg. As data analysts spend a huge amount of their time cleaning and preparing data, this process is quite tedious. However, it is most important to get the data cleaned and in the right format.
Meet Tableau Prep Builder! A great tool that can help us in doing data preparation/data cleaning fast and efficiently.
In this Tableau Prep Builder course, you will learn all you need to know to use the power of Tableau Prep Builder for your own data cleaning tasks. The course is developed for beginners. Hence, no prior knowledge is required even though working with Tableau before would be an advantage.
This course will first explore the Tableau Prep Builder interface and then perform three case studies to understand how to use Tableau Prep Builder for data cleaning and data preparation.
By the end of this course, you will be able to use the power of Tableau Prep Builder for data cleaning.
All the resources for this course are available at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Tableau-Prep-Builder-for-Beginners-Getting-Started
This course is for all Tableau users who need to do data cleaning. Aspiring data analysts or data scientists or report creators can also benefit from this course.
What will you learn in this course:
- Learn the fundamentals of Tableau Prep Builder
- Learn how to get started with Tableau Prep Builder
- Perform data cleaning with Tableau Prep Builder
- Learn how to deal with multiple excel files
- Work with multiple CSV files as a case study
- Use transaction case study for data enrichment
What are the prerequisites for this course?
- This course is a crash course for beginners; hence, we start from scratch so no specific knowledge is required but you should be familiar with Tableau. Tableau Prep builder 14-day Trial version could be used in case you do not have a license (yet).
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
Let's Get Started
- Introduction 00:50 00:50
- Tableau Prep Builder Interface 06:29 06:29
- Tableau Prep Builder Data Cleaning Possibilities Part 1 19:21 19:21
- Tableau Prep Builder Data Cleaning Possibilities Part 2 14:19 14:19
- Tableau Prep Builder Data Cleaning Possibilities Part 3 17:08 17:08
- Tableau Prep Builder Dealing with Multiple Excel Files 18:38 18:38
- Tableau Prep Builder - Transaction Case Study Data Cleaning 1 06:13 06:13
- Tableau Prep Builder - Transaction Case Study Data Cleaning 2 08:03 08:03
- Tableau Prep Builder - Transaction Case Study Data Enrichment 1 10:58 10:58
- Tableau Prep Builder - Transaction Case Study Data Enrichment 2 10:17 10:17
- Tableau Prep Builder - Transaction Case Study Data Enrichment Currency Exchange 07:49 07:49
- Tableau Prep Builder - Final Words 00:30 00:30
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