Apply basic visualization techniques in Tableau. . Master visualization techniques and design strategies to present key points through graphical storytelling.
This specialization covers the foundations of visualization in the context of the data science workflow. Through the application of interactive visual analytics, students will learn how to extract structure from historical data and present key points through graphical storytelling. Additional topics include data manipulation, visualization foundations, audience identification, ethical considerations, dashboard creation, and report generation. Demonstrations of the basic visualization techniques used in Tableau will be included with a hands-on project.
Applied Learning Project
Learners will incrementally develop a dashboard in Tableau of the S&P 500 as well as its major components and economic drivers. Course projects include the application of design principles and storytelling techniques. A survey of available visualization tools will be included as well.