Site Admin Learning Path

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Your role in data

As a Site Administrator, you manage, monitor, and maintain sites on Tableau Server or Tableau Online. You are responsible for:

Creating and managing site users and groups.

Creating projects to organize site content.

Assigning content permissions to users and groups.

Monitoring site metrics such as content usage, success of extract refresh tasks, and user activity.

Troubleshooting user issues with a site.


This learning path includes:

Getting Started with Tableau Server


Topics Covered: Tableau Basics

Learn the foundational skills you need to begin your Tableau Server journey. This course covers core data literacy concepts and provides guidance for navigating and managing content on Tableau Server, empowering you to learn Tableau quickly and effectively.

Tableau Server and Tableau Online Basics

Topics Covered: Governance, End User Experience

Learn the basics of how content on Tableau Server or Tableau Online is organized, and how your organization’s governance model enables access to trusted content for users. 

Introduction to Site Administration

Topics Covered: Governance, Security

In this introduction, you’ll understand the role of the site administrator in greater depth and learn more about the site administrator’s pages. 

Site Management

Topics Covered: Governance, Security

Learn how to implement your organization’s governance workflow, add and manage users, set permissions, and organize groups and projects. 

Site Monitoring & Maintenance

Topics Covered: Monitoring & Auditing

Learn how to use Tableau Server’s capabilities to set up schedules, tasks, and data-driven alerts, in addition to using built-in administrative views to audit and monitor sites. 

Content Ownership

Topics Covered: Governance, Monitoring & Auditing, End User Experience

Learn what it means to be a responsible content owner. Understand how use your organization’s governance model to guide content publishing, auditing, monitoring, and maintenance. 

Site Admin Skills Assessment

You’ve got the right data skills for your role – now it’s time to show them off. Pass this Skills Assessment and earn a Role Badge.

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