Course Outline


  • Metabase vs Superset vs Tableau
  • Overview of Metabase features and components

Getting Started

  • Installing Metabase
  • Setting up an account
  • Connecting the database
  • Exploring the UI and tools

Querying Data

  • Adding a question (simple and custom)
  • Creating explorable charts
  • Using custom expressions
  • Joining tables in Metabase
  • Aggregating multi-level queries

Working with SQL

  • Writing SQL queries (native query)
  • Creating filter widgets
  • Adding smart filter widgets
  • Working with dates in SQL
  • Using SQL snippets
  • Simplifying queries with CTEs
  • Organizing SQL codes (snippets, saved questions, views)
  • Combining tables with joins

Building Visualizations and Dashboards

  • Choosing a chart type
  • Customizing visualization settings
  • Setting up and configuring dashboards
  • Making dashboards interactive
  • Adding dashboard filters
  • Best practices and tips

Analyzing and Managing Data

  • Using time series comparisons
  • Building a customer lookup tool
  • Delivering customer-facing analytics
  • Embedding charts and dashboards to websites
  • Other use cases and examples

Common Issues and Troubleshooting

Summary and Next Steps


  • An understanding of data analytics and database concepts


  • Data analysts
  • Data scientists
  14 Hours


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