Authoring Visual Analytics using Amazon QuickSight Training

In this course, you will build a data visualization solution using Amazon QuickSight. QuickSight allows everyone in your organization to understand your data by exploring through interactive dashboards, asking questions in natural language, or automatically looking for patterns and outliers powered by machine learning. This course focuses on connecting to data sources, building visuals, designing interactivity, and creating calculations. You will learn how to apply security best practices to your analyses. You will also explore the machine learning capabilities built into QuickSight.
Course Details


2 days


  • A minimum of one-year experience authoring visual analytics.
  • Completed Data Analytics Fundamentals course or have equivalent experience.

Target Audience

Data and business analysts who build and manage business analytics dashboards.

Skills Gained

  • Explain the benefits, use cases, and key features of Amazon QuickSight
  • Design, create, and customize QuickSight dashboards to visualize data and extract business insights from it
  • Select and configure appropriate visualization types to identify, explore, and drill down on business insights
  • Describe how to use one-click embed to incorporate analytics into applications
  • Connect, transform, and prepare data for dashboarding consumption
  • Perform advanced data calculations on QuickSight analyses
  • Describe the security mechanisms available for Amazon QuickSight
  • Apply fine-grained access control to a dataset
  • Implement machine learning on data sets for anomaly detection and forecasting
  • Explain the benefits and key features of QuickSight Q to enhance the dashboard user experience
Course Outline
  • ntroduction and Overview of Amazon QuickSight
    • Introducing Amazon QuickSight
    • Why use Amazon QuickSight for data visualization
  • Getting Started with Amazon QuickSight
    • Interacting with Amazon QuickSight
    • Loading data into Amazon QuickSight
    • Visualizing data in Amazon QuickSight
  • Enhancing and Adding Interactivity to Your Dashboard
    • Enhancing your dashboard
    • Enhancing visualizations with interactivity
  • Preparing Datasets for Analysis
    • Working with datasets
  • Performing Advanced Data Calculations
    • Transform data using advanced calculations
  • Overview of Amazon QuickSight Security and Access Control
    • Overview of Amazon QuickSight security and access control
    • Dataset access control in Amazon QuickSight
  • Exploring machine learning capabilities
    • Introducing Machine Learning (ML) insights
    • Natural Language Query with QuickSight Q
Upcoming Course Dates
USD $1,470
Online Virtual Class
Date: May 16 - 17, 2024
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM ET
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