Tableau: Unlocking Insights with Analytics

Programme Code: CRS-N-0046194


The richest data is useless if it fails to provide actionable insights.

In today’s data-focused business world, the ability to characterise and communicate practical implications of quantitative analyses to any stakeholders becomes a crucial skill to master at the workplace.

The richest data is useless if it fails to provide actionable insights or if it does not convey solutions and directions in a way that all stakeholders can comprehend.

Join us for this 2-day course and learn how to become a master at communicating business-relevant implications of data analyses using Tableau, the industry-leading software that provides reliable, flexible, and repeatable methods for analysing real-world data. This course investigates visual analytics and related concepts with Tableau through the completion of real-world case studies. Learn in detail how to use Tableau’s platform for visual analytics and business intelligence, which will help you and your stakeholders to see and understand data like never before. Acquire skills in Tableau to connect to multiple data sources, enhance them, and display them using visual analysis techniques.

    Next Course Starts On16 May 2019 (Thu) See Full Schedule
    Fee SGD1712.00* (as low as SGD193.60* after maximum funding) Learn more

    2 days

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of the 2-day course, participants will be able to:

    • Understand what is visual analytics, as a subset of the larger business & analytics domain
    • Understand various visual vocabulary and how to apply them
    • Conduct diagnostics through hypothesis generation and validation using Tableau


    1. Overview of Data Analytics

    • The Analytics Spectrum
    • Demystifying Big data and Artificial Intelligence

    2. Introduction to Visual Analytics

    • The Need for Visualisation
    • Visual Vocabulary

    3. Visual Analytics with Tableau

    • Introduction to Tableau
    • Dashboard and Storytelling
    • Visual Diagnostics

    4. Hands-on Exercises

    • Analysing Crime Data
    • Analysing Retail Data

    Who Should Attend

    Executives with limited or no experience with Tableau who want to use it for data exploration.


    An assessment will be conducted at the end of the course.

    Fees and Funding

    SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW 40 years old / PERMANENT RESIDENTSIndividual or Non-SME Sponsored$513.60*
    Sponsored by SME1$193.60*
    SINGAPORE CITIZENSAged 40 and above2$193.60*
    Aged 35 and above, and earn <=$2,000 per month3$113.60*
    OTHERS $1712*

    * includes 7% GST

    ** Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset respective course fees
    Up to 90% course fee funding for employees of SMEs under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")
    Up to 90% course fee funding under SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")
    Up to 95% course fee funding under Workfare Training Support Scheme ("WTS")

    Funding Incentives

    1. SkillsFuture Series

    Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents are eligible for 70% course fee funding (excluding GST) for successful enrolment into approved courses under the Programme. This funding is applicable to both individual and company sponsored participants.

    Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above will enjoy 90% course fee funding (excluding GST).

    2. SkillsFuture Credit**

    Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credits (up to S$500) to pay for the course fees. The credits may be used on top of existing course fee funding.

    This is only applicable to self-sponsored participants. Applications via must be made within 60 days before course commencement. Please click here for the user guide on how to submit your claim.

    3. Absentee Payroll

    Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll via the SkillsConnect system. For more information, please visit SkillsConnect.


    Start Date(s)
    Intake Information
    intake 116 - 17 August 2018 (Completed)
    INTAKE 219 - 20 November 2018 (Completed)
    INTAKE 328 - 29 March 2019 (Completed)
    INTAKE 416 - 17 May 2019 (Fully Subscribed)
    INTAKE 529 - 30 August 2019 (Open for Registration)

    Speaker/Trainer Bio

    Dr Eric Sandosham
    Founder & Partner Red & White Consulting Partners LLP 

    An Affiliate Faculty member of the SMU Academy, Dr Eric Sandosham is a well-known leader and practitioner in business analytics. He is widely recognised across the region as one of the early pioneers in the decision science practice. In 2013, he co-founded Red & White Consulting Partners LLP, a boutique business analytics consultancy which leverages data and analytics to ‘connect the dots’ between People, Products and Profit, so as to improve business performance.

    Before becoming an entrepreneur, Eric spent 18 years in Citi Asia Pacific. He was the Managing Director and Regional Head of the bank’s Decision Management function for Asia Pacific, where he oversaw a team of more than 300 analysts across 14 markets, contributing to 25% of the consumer bank’s revenues. 

    Koo Ping Shung

    Koo Ping Shung is an experienced Data Scientist with an MBA degree and has accumulated more than 10 years of relevant experience in the area of analytics. A seasoned trainer in Data Science, Ping Shung has trained and mentored numerous professionals in analytics.  He previously held an adjunct position in SMU’s School of Information Systems and is currently an Adjunct Senior Faculty at SUSS. His strong passion and interest in analytics can be seen through his substantial involvement in various analytics interest groups. Other than being the the co-founder of Datascience.SG, Ping Shung was also the former Chairman of the SAS User Group Singapore Working Committee.


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