Analyzing and Visualizing Data in Looker

Data Analytics

In this course, you will learn how to do the kind of data exploration and analysis in Looker that would formerly be done primarily by SQL developers or analysts. Upon completing this course, you will be able to leverage Looker’s modern analytics platform to find and explore relevant content in your organization’s Looker instance, ask questions about your data, create new metrics as needed, and build and share visualizations and dashboards to facilitate data-driven decision-making.

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What will you learn?

You will be able to use Looker independently and create and share simple, insightful, useful dashboards. The training provides both a theoretical background on the inner workings of Looker and hands-on experience with the tool.


Define Looker and the capabilities it provides forworking with data

Navigate the Looker interface to access data and functionality

Explain the four core analytical concepts in Looker (dimensions, measures, filters, pivots)

Explain how table calculatoins and offset functions are used to work with data in Looker

Create new metrics instantaneously with table calculations and offset functions

Understand how to use dashboards in Looker to share data and results with stakeholders

Create dashboards to visualize multiple aspects of a business topic or domain

Add new content of filters to an existing dashboard

Deliver data outside of Looker for access by other stakeholders or systems

Explain how to use folders in Looker to organize content for discoverability

Key takeaways

  1. Extract, transform, and load data into Looker from various sources.
  2. Perform various types of data transformations in Looker
  3. Build and share effective dashboards with colleagues.


The program consists of five modules that combine theory and practice.

  • Introduction to Looker: Looker interface and components
  • Core Analytics Concepts: Dimensions, measures, filters, pivots
  • Table calculations: Table calculations, offset functions
  • Dashboards: Looker dashboards, data delivery options
  • Content Management: Looker content organization, folders, boards

Who is it for?

Professionals that use data analysis and visualization and are looking for a way to create better insights. Whether you have just started as a Data Analyst, or you work in a field that uses data analysis, you will benefit from this training. The training starts with the basics of creating a Looker dashboard, so no previous experience with Looker is required.


No previous experience is needed.

Bring a laptop

Why should I do this training?

Become an expert in the field

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Reach your company’s goals

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Earn your data certificates

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What else should I know?

Virtual or in-person training: This training can be delivered both in-person or online. When hosting the in-person training, we provide lunch, snacks and drinks to the participants. Accordingly there is a discount for virtual trainings.
If you want to work with your data during the final part of the program, please bring your own data set.
This course is brought to you by Xebia Data.
After registration for this training, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training, we will ask you about any dietary requirements.

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Course information

A delicious lunch is included for the in-person sesisons.

Travel and accommodation expenses are not included.

You need to bring your own laptop for this training

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