Data continues to become a growing part of businesses across industries, but presenting it in a way that makes sense to a wide variety of people can be difficult. Tableau is an interactive data visualization software that makes it easy to simplify raw data into understandable visuals. Learn the fundamentals of using Tableau Desktop in the context of business and data analytics through the LSU Online & Continuing Education Tableau MicroCred® program. Students will create and design both static and dynamic tables, data visualizations, dashboards, and stories while incorporating visual design best practices to better communicate insights to the intended audience, such as business stakeholders.
MicroCred® instructor Melinda Stallings explains the importance of being able to show off your skills in a digital format when looking for a job.
If courses in each MicroCred® are purchased individually, the cost is $775 each.
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If courses are purchased individually, you will have four weeks to complete the single course. If the program is purchased as a bundle, you will have two months to complete the program.
Extensions for individual courses is $95 for an additional week.
Extensions for the entire program is $195 for an additional month.
Courses require access to high-speed Internet, email, and a web browser (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recommended).
Each MicroCred® program is made up of two to six individual courses. Successful completion of all courses within the program earns you an official LSU digital badge to show off your skill sets. This badge can be used to bulk up your online résumé and showcase your expertise in the topic. Badges are distributed through Badger. If you have completed this MicroCred® program, request your badge.
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Tableau I: Foundations of Tableau
Tableau II: Data Visualization with Tableau