SAS for Data Analysis and Reporting

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    Training Mode: Online


    SAS stands for the Statistical Analysis System, a software system for data analysis and report writing. It  is a group of computer programs that work together to store data values and retrieve them, modify data, compute simple and complex statistical analyses, and create reports. SAS Business Intelligence

    Course Content

    1-Getting Started with SAS

    • Introduction to SAS programs
    • Submitting a SAS program
    • How to Execute SAS program
    • Mastering fundamental concepts
    • Diagnosing and correcting syntax errors

    2-Getting Familiar with SAS Data Sets

    • Examining descriptor and data portions
    • Accessing SAS data libraries (SET)
    • Accessing relational databases (IMPORT CSV, EXCEL)
    • EXPORT the Data

    3-Reading SAS Data Sets

    • Introduction to reading data
    • Using SAS data as input
    • Sub-setting observations and variables
    • Appending a data set
    • Merging data sets one-to-one

    4-Combining SAS Data Sets

    • Splitting and joining strings (TRIM, SCAN)
    • Splitting and joining strings (concatenate, substr)
    • Character function (uppercase, lowercase, proper-case)
    • Compress and Compbl function
    • Max function
    • Min function
    • Ranuni function
    • Date Function (datediff)
    • Itnck Function
    • Itnx Function

    5-Mathematical and Statistical function in SAS

    • Proc Means (Mean, Mode, Median, Variance, Standard Deviance)
    • Proc Univariate (Descriptive Statistics)
    • Proc Freq(creating Reports)
    • Tabulate


    • Bar and pie charts
    • Scatter charts
    • Column chart
    • Creating plots
    • Enhancing output

    7-Data Transformations

    • Manipulating character values
    • Manipulating numeric values
    • Converting variable type

    8-Decision making

    • DO-loop processing
    • SAS array processing
    • Using SAS arrays
    • IF_THEN_ELSE function

    9-Restructuring a Data Set

    • Rotating with the DATA step
    • Using the TRANSPOSE procedure
    • Revise Whole Base SAS
    Advance SAS

    10-Controlling I/O

    • Controlling I/O Processing and Memory
    • Controlling data set size
    • Compressing SAS data sets
    • Controlling memory
    • Controlling the page size and the number of available buffers
    • Introduction to lookup techniques
    • In-memory lookup techniques
    • Using formats as lookup tables
    • Using a picture format
    • DATA step merges and SQL procedure joins
    • Using an index to combine data

    11-Introduction to Lookup Techniques

    • Combining summary and detail data
    • Combining data conditional
    • Introduction to SQL joins
    • Complex SQL joins
    • Setting SQL procedure options

    12-Introduction to the Macro

    • Macro Variables
    • Macro functions
    • Global and local symbol table
    • Call SYMPUT
    • Introduction to set operators
    • The EXCEPT operator

    13-Set Operators 

    • The INTERSECT operator
    • The UNION operator
    • The OUTER UNION operator

    Locus Academy has more than a decade experience in delivering the training, Staffing on SAS for Data Analysis and reporting for corporates across the globe. The participants for the training, Staffing on SAS for Data Analysis and reporting are extremely satisfied and are able to implement the learnings in their on going projects.


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