Popular Multi-day Bundles (Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project & Tableau)

Microsoft Office Essentials

 

An Essential Foundation in Microsoft Office's Most Useful Products

Available for Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 and 2016/365

Class dates can be spread out over the year.

*Includes electronic manuals for each class.

Every employee who works with Microsoft Office should know what's taught in these classes. Your productivity will skyrocket when you learn the tips and tricks packed into each three hour session. Stress will disappear as you get your computer work done in a fraction of the time.

 

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Microsoft Project Intensive Program

3 Day Class
Morning Session 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Afternoon Session 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
Package Includes:
  • Three days of training 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM with breaks
  • Electronic manual
  • Two page electronic Tips & Tricks handout
  • Certificate of Completion
 
This fast-paced seminar is packed with best practices and tips and tricks.  Complete novices leave the class being able to create project schedules from beginning to end.  You'll even get the chance to prove it to yourself!
 
Class Highlights
 
Day 1:
  • Learn the 17 steps to build and track a project
  • Create a base calendar for your project
  • Enter and rearrange your tasks
  • Enter durations for tasks
  • Create milestones and summary tasks
  • Link tasks so that your project updates automatically as tasks get done earlier or later than expected
  • Identify the tasks that need to get done on time for the project to get done on time
  • Create a resource pool and assign resources
  • Modify calendars for resources
  • Learn how changing resource assignments impacts your project
 
Day 2:
  • Identify and fix overallocated resources
  • Set a baseline for your project for comparison purposes
  • Enter when the work gets done
  • Compare what actually happened to your plan
  • Learn the tricks to make printing your plan painless
  • View built-in reports
  • Build your own project from scratch!
 
Day 3:
  • Update your entire project
  • Reschedule part of your project
  • Display multiple baselines
  • Create and use task calendars
  • Work with the Network Diagram and Calendar views
  • Create custom fields, views, reports, and filters
  • Create master projects consisting of sub projects
  • Use the Timeline to communicate key events in your project
 
And so much more!
 

 

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Tableau: Getting Started with Tableau Desktop

Two Day Class - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM each day with breaks

Package Includes:

  • Two days of training 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. with breaks. Students may stay until 5:00 P.M. if they have questions or want to practice what they’ve learned.

  • 100+ page electronic searchable manual

  • 44-page electronic workbook with exercises students can use for practice

  • USB Key with class files and example of completed exercises

  • PowerPoint presentation with instructions for creating the most popular visualizations

  • Certificate of Completion

  • Instructions for downloading Tableau Public for free – This means students who do NOT have Tableau on their machines can still attend class!

  • Students may email the instructor with questions related to course content for up to 30 days after class.

 

Tableau makes it easy to transform very large data sets from meaningless gibberish to the crystal clear story of your business.  Learn how to make your business more efficient and more profitable. You'll be amazed by what’s possible!

 

Class Outline

  • Introduction

    • What is Tableau Desktop?

    • The types of visualizations you can create

    • The Tableau interface

    • The Data Window/Sidebar

    • Data Roles – Discrete versus Continuous

    • Understanding field colors and symbols

    • Understanding field icons

  • Working with imported data

    • Accessing your data from the program

    • Modifying imported data

    • Changing a measure to dimension or vice versa

    • Setting the default properties for a dimension

    • Setting the default properties for a measure

  • Creating Visualizations

    • Creating bar charts

    • Creating heat maps

    • Creating crosstabs

    • Adding row or column totals to crosstabs

    • Creating highlight tables

    • Creating pie charts

    • Creating tree maps

    • Creating histograms and bins

    • Creating combination charts        

    • Creating scatter plots

    • Creating motion charts

  • Modifying Visualizations

    • Replacing fields in a view        

    • Replacing an axis in a view with a different measure        

    • Swapping fields

    • Displaying titles,  captions and summaries

    • Displaying trend lines

    • Highlighting data with reference lines

    • Highlighting data with reference bands

    • Using the new Analytics Pane        

  • Sorting data

    • Applying computed sorts

    • Applying manual sorts        

    • Applying nested sorts

  • Filtering data

    • Displaying quick filters

    • Applying date filters

    • Applying relative date filters

    • Working with dates

    • Range of dates filter

    • Creating a starting or ending date filter

  • Hierarchies

    • Creating hierarchies

  • Groups

    • Creating regular groups

    • Creating visual groups

  • Sets

    • Creating sets

  • Working with Multiple Measures

    • Creating individual axes

    • Creating blended axes

    • Creating and color coding dual axes​​

  • Mapping

    • Creating a Map

    • Displaying map layers

    • Displaying data layers

    • Mapping Tips!

    • Removing a map background from a filled map

  • Calculated Fields

    • Creating a calculation

    • Important things to know about calculations

    • Editing a calculation

    • Concatenating text with a calculation

    • Converting data types with a calculation

    • Modifying dates with a calculation

    • Using logical functions in a calculation

    • Applying Quick Table calculations

  • Parameters

    • Creating and using parameters

  • Formatting Your View

    • Using the Marks card to apply formatting

    • Applying contextual formatting

  • Dashboards

    • Creating a Dashboard

    • Displaying a Title on a Dashboard

    • Renaming a Dashboard

    • Tiled or Floating Objects

    • Hiding a Worksheet

    • Adding an Image to a Dashboard

    • Using a Worksheet in the Dashboard as a filter (AKA Filter Actions)

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