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Professional Base SAS Course

Course Overview

1, Why Statistical Analysis System ?

SAS (Statistical Analysis System) is one of the most popular softwares used in the world of analytics & big data. SAS helps in data management, data cleaning and statistically analysing data. SAS certifications offered by the SAS Institute are highly sought after and globally recognized. Through this online training course you will learn the complete basics of the SAS software and language and learn how to manage and manipulate data.

2, What are the requirements??

This is a self-learning course through recorded videos where you can learn at your own time and pace. Get faculty support through forums, email or calls for your doubts.

3, What am I going to get from this course???

  • Learn the SAS language & software, how to write SAS programs and become employable in data analytics roles.
  • Get prepared for the SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 certification exam.
  • 24 hours of in-depth training in Base SAS along with hands-on practice using SAS issued software.
  • Get access to certification exam oriented course material and 4 full-length mock exams to test yourself.
  • Get Edvancer's own certificate also at the end of the course.

Modules Overview

  • What is the SAS software?
  • Why is it used?
  • SAS GUI layout
  • Components of a SAS program
  • SAS libraries and library referencing
  • SAS datasets & variables
  • Hands-on practice
  • Creating SAS datasets
  • Referencing SAS files
  • Reading SAS datasets
  • Read/Import raw data files in SAS
  • INPUT statement and its components
  • Infile, Informat statements and Proc Import
  • Reading delimited data
  • Various options while importing files
  • Combine SAS datasets using DATA step
  • Hands-on practice
  • Investigate SAS datasets using basic Procs
  • Sorting observations
  • Assignment statements in DATA step
  • Variable attribute modification
  • Using BY statement to create totals and sub-totals
  • Various SAS functions to manipulate & convert data
  • Manipulate data values using functions
  • Merging datasets
  • Validating data using Proc FORMAT
  • Hands-on practice
  • Using DO loops in SAS
  • Using arrays to process data
  • Hands-on practice
  • Export data out of SAS
  • Select observations and variables to output
  • Generate list reports using Procs Print & Report
  • Generate summary & frequency tables
  • Enhancing reports
  • Generate HTML reports using ODS
  • Hands-on practice
  • Identify programming logic problems and resolve them
  • Recognizing and correct errors in syntax
  • Treat data errors
  • Hands-on practice