Corso Exploring Variables and Field Types


Course delivered in English
Level: Beginners
Access: Free Online Course (Audit)

Exploring Variables and Field Types will help you gain a greater understanding of the values in your data. This course explains how to classify variables and how different field types can be represented visually.

About this course
In this course, you’ll explore many different types of variables. You’ll learn how qualitative variables are classified, and you’ll gain an understanding of the difference between discrete and continuous variables. You’ll also see how visualizations reveal different data insights depending on the field types used.

Time Estimate:
45 minutes - 1 hour

Learning Objectives
At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify different types of variables.
  2. Distinguish among nominal qualitative, ordinal qualitative, and quantitative variables.
  3. Distinguish between discrete and continuous variables.


  • None.

Obiettivi didattici

As the market-leading choice for modern business intelligence, the Tableau platform is known for taking any kind of data from almost any system, and turning it into actionable insights with speed and ease. It’s as simple as dragging and dropping. Plus, Tablueau industry-leading enablement resources, training, and global data community offer unparalleled support for our customers and their analytics investments. The company mission is to help people see and understand data, we go beyond our technology to ensure customer success by helping people build a data culture.

Struttura del corso

Completing this course will help you:

  • Analytical reasoning is the #3 most-needed hard skill in 2020, according to LinkedIn.
  • Start paving the way to your future and boost your resume with in-demand data expertise
  • Learn to help people see and understand their data
  • Approaching a robust, scalable platform for elevating people and organization with the power of data.
  • Demonstrate Data Visualization know-how and methodology
  • Become a stronger, leaner, and more strategic asset for your employer

This course is managed by the external partner Tableau. In order to take this course you will need to register on their Academy platform where you can take advantage of this and many other courses on offer. Should you wish to dig deeper you might decide to subscribe to a yearly Paid plan directly with Tableau. Once you have finished the course, go back to the course page in Guilds42 to upload proof of completion (screenshot, jpg / png / pdf) for the specific course. Your document will be evaluated and if appropriate and verifiable, you will find this certification validated in the dashboard.

Why this Certification might prove useful to you?

Getting Tableau Certified

  • Tableau has a Certification Area available a this link
  • All certification are Paid Certification (approx 100$) therefore will not feature directly in Guilds42, but can be accessible directly
  • Currently you will find the following Certification available Tableau Desktop Specialist, Tableau Desktop Certified Associate, Tableau Desktop Certified Professional, Tableau Server Certified Associate, Tableau Server Certified Professional, Tableau Certified Associate Consultant (For Tableau Partners only), Tableau Certified Associate Architect (For Tableau Partners only)

Building a Career:

  • Certification is proof of your real digital skills and your desire to learn - two essential qualities in today's business world.
  • If you demonstrate these qualities, you are more likely to find the job you want.
  • By improving your digital knowledge, you can find a job, get a promotion or start a new career.
  • Learn new skills with short video tutorials, then test your preparation with quick quizzes.
  • Take the final exam

Data Analytics & Visualization
Corso aperto dal 31/03/2021
Durata 1

Questo corso include: