This course is delivered by IBAT College Dublin an academic partner of GISMA Business School. IBAT and GISMA are both members of Global University Systems (GUS), which is an international network of higher-education institutions, brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications.

Digital data is growing; as such, knowing how to utilise it to make good business decisions is vital.

In recent years, the data industry has been bombarded with a range of data analytics tools which can be used to extract useful insights. Throughout this programme, you will learn how to use Tableau, a piece of software that empowers individuals to ask questions about their data and answer them in a visual way. This will create a series of patterns which can be analysed and used to make business decisions.

You will learn the core concepts and techniques that are used in Tableau. In addition, you will explore the dashboards in the software and carry out data analysis.

Why choose this programme?

This diploma will prepare you for a number of different roles in a data insights teams as you will develop the capabilities to apply data analytics tools and visualisation techniques to business problems. Roles you could apply for include:

  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Tableau professional
  • Data visualisation specialist
  • Data scientist

Objectives of the programme

On successful completion of this diploma, you will be able to:

  1. Use the Tableau interface to carry out various forms of data analysis
  2. Use the Tableau interface to create high quality visualisations 
  3. Build dashboards to share your work
  4. Manipulate a variety of data sources in various ways
  5. Implement geo-mapping techniques for a defined purpose

Who is the course suitable for?

In order to benefit from this programme, you do not need to have any programming skills. As such, IBAT College Dublin welcomes anyone looking to upskill and enter the data analytics industry.


IBAT College Dublin is committed to providing a range of programmes in the areas of business, IT, sports, tourism and the English language to both domestic and international students. With a broad range of industry connections, a state-of-the-art campus and faculty who come from a range of different backgrounds, students thrive at the college which is why we have achieved a student satisfaction rate of 98% in recent years. By the time they graduate, our students feel they have gained the knowledge and soft skills needed to start their careers in some of the most in-demand industries.

Why study with IBAT?

  • Industry-relevant programmes: We recognise where the skills shortages are and provide programmes that will fill these gaps. We are also connected with private institutions, NGOs and many SMEs across Ireland, helping students to gain experience of a real-life business setting.
  • Global connections: IBAT College Dublin became part of the Global University Systems group in 2016 allowing it to broaden its portfolio and offer programmes to a wider network of students. We also collaborate with a range of GUS partners.
  • Small class sizes: We believe that students learn best in a personal and interactive environment which is why we keep our class sizes small.
  • Industry experts: We employ faculty with experience of working in the industries they teach in. Due to this, students get an understanding of what it is actually like to work in their area of interest.
  • Student experience: Our students have access to a range of services. We also aim to mentor and support them throughout their education journey.

Modules

  • Introduction
  • Tableau and Data
  • Data Visualisations – part 1
  • Dashboards
  • Analytics Concepts – part 1
  • Databases and Data Connections
  • Data Visualisations – part 2
  • Analytics Concepts – part 2
  • Data Visualisations – Mapping Analytics and Visualisations Together

This course is intended for anyone with an interest in working with quantitative data.  A specific technical or analytical background is not needed, but you are expected to have basic digital literacy to navigate through Tableau.

  • Part-time
  • Online
  • 10 weeks
  • Continuous
  • € 700 per course

Course awarded by IBAT College Dublin


IBAT College Dublin is committed to providing a range of programmes in the areas of business, IT, sports, tourism and the English language to both domestic and international students. With a broad range of industry connections, a state-of-the-art campus and faculty who come from a range of different backgrounds, students thrive at the college which is why we have achieved a student satisfaction rate of 98% in recent years.

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