BSG Academy

Tableau Desktop 1-Day Training

November 17, Saturday, Natick MA

by Boston Software Group Inc


On October 16th, Tableau announced the new Tableau Desktop Specialist Certification Exam, an entry level exam to help more people show off their Tableau skills. And they are offering a 50% discount through December 31, 2018. In order to help more all levels of professionals nail this exam, Boston Software Group is thrilled to launch the Tableau Desktop 1-Day Training. The purpose of this training is to:

    • Learn Tableau Desktop in SME instructor-led team classroom environment with hands-on practice
    • Get Ready for the New Tableau Desktop Specialist Certification Exam
    • Build a Professional Interactive Dashboard with Business Acumen

What Is Included

  • 1-Day Instructor-led Classroom Training
  • Courseware for Tableau Desktop training
  • Intensive Hands on Practice and Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee (for Tableau Desktop Specialist Certificate Exam)

Target Audience

  • Professionals in Business Analysis, Finance Analysis, Market Analysis and other areas that requires skills to develop:
    • Business Intelligence
    • Data analytics
    • Data visualization
    • Reporting
    • Dashboard
  • Any level of professionals including senior and executives who are new to Tableau and would like to learn more on how to leverage Tableau to drive business insight from data


  • Laptop with Tableau Desktop Software Installation
    • If you are an active student, you can apply for a license for free
  • Basic knowledge of use data (previous experience with Excel and/or database is helpful but not required)


Basic concepts

      • Dimensions and measures
      • Discrete and continuous fields
      • Aggregation

Data Connection

      • Live vs extract
      • Join, blend and union
      • Data properties

Data Visualizations

      • Charts (bar/line/scatterplot/map/etc…)
      • Filters (set/hierarchy/group)
      • Analytics (formulas/parameters/etc…)
      • Formatting (colors/shapes/etc…)
      • Dashboard

Tableau Desktop Specialist Certificate Exam

      • Best practice of passing the exam
      • Sample test Q&A


Yujie Zong

  • Serve as Senior Manager of Digital Analytics at CVS,in-depth experience in data analysis, business intelligence and predictive analytics
  • Grew significantly from contractor to senior manager in 5 years
  • Years of hands on experience in Tableau; As the admin of Tableau Server, manage 350+ Tableau users in the company
  • Years of interview experience as hiring manager
  • MS in Statistics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • MS in Marketing from the University of Alabama

Training Schedule


Saturday November 17th 2018

9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)

Training Facility Location

Boston Software Group – Metro West Office

209 W Central St Suite 304

Natick, MA 01760


Tableau Official Training:$1,400 (online 12-hour)

BSG offer 8-hour onsite specialized Training with

Early Bird Price: $700

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