SAS Training Course


This SAS preparing on the web course will assist you with understanding the areas of Business Analytics and Business Intelligence. When you complete the preparation, you will have sufficient capability in understanding bookkeeping pages and information bases, utilizing SAS capacities for controlling information, and troubleshooting it. This SAS Base certificate preparing additionally incorporates information mining, information examination, demonstrating methods, representation of information, prescient investigation, and removing bits of knowledge, all clarified through genuine contextual analyses.


What will you learn in this SAS certification training?


  1. SAS environment and various windows
  2. SAS Enterprise Guide
  3. Logical statements, operators, and functions
  4. Creating datasets and deploying compilation and execution
  5. SAS graphs and summary reports
  6. Advanced and Base SAS
  7. Preparing for the SAS Certified Base Programmer certification

Who should take up this SAS training course?

  • IT and Software Developers and Architects
  • Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, ETL, Big Data, and Analytics Professionals
  • Project Managers

What are the prerequisites for joining this SAS certification training?

Anybody can learn this tool without any prerequisites. If you are aware of the fundamentals of SQL, then it will be an added advantage.

Why should you take up this SAS online training course?

  • 70% of companies say that analytics is integral to how they make decisions – IBM Study
  • Most companies estimate that they’re analyzing a mere 12% of the data they have – Forrester Research
  • A principal SAS Programmer in the United States can earn up to US$102,000 per year – Indeed

This is a powerful Business Analytics tool that is used by enterprises to improve their business performance. This SAS online training provides you with all the right skills to work with spreadsheets, huge-sized databases, and techniques for debugging. With the SAS Programming certification, you can apply for jobs in high-growth companies that are seeking SAS professionals for improving the speed of their decision-making.

Introduction to SAS

Installation and introduction to SAS, how to get started with SAS, understanding different SAS windows, how to work with data sets, various SAS windows like output, search, editor, log and explorer and understanding the SAS functions, which are various library types and programming files

SAS Enterprise Guide

How to import and export raw data files, how to read and subset the data sets, different statements like SET, MERGE and WHERE

Hands-on Exercise: How to import the Excel file in the workspace and how to read data and export the workspace to save data

SAS Operators and Functions

Different SAS operators like logical, comparison and arithmetic, deploying different SAS functions like Character, Numeric, Is Null, Contains, Like and Input/Output, along with the conditional statements like If/Else, Do While, Do Until and so on

Hands-on Exercise: Performing operations using the SAS functions and logical and arithmetic operations

Compilation and Execution

Understanding about input buffer, PDV (backend) and learning what is Miss over

Using Variables

Defining and using KEEP and DROP statements, apply these statements and formats and labels in SAS

Hands-on Exercise: Use KEEP and DROP statements

Creation and Compilation of SAS Data Sets

Understanding the delimiter, dataline rules, DLM, delimiter DSD, raw data files and execution and list input for standard data

Hands-on Exercise: Use delimiter rules on raw data files

SAS Procedures

Various SAS standard procedures built-in for popular programs: PROC SORT, PROC FREQ, PROC SUMMARY, PROC RANK, PROC EXPORT, PROC DATASET, PROC TRANSPOSE, PROC CORR, etc.

Hands-on Exercise: Use SORT, FREQ, SUMMARY, EXPORT and other procedures

Input Statement and Formatted Input

Reading standard and non-standard numeric inputs with formatted inputs, column pointer controls, controlling while a record loads, line pointer control/absolute line pointer control, single trailing, multiple IN and OUT statements, dataline statement and rules, list input method and comparing single trailing and double trailing

Hands-on Exercise: Read standard and non-standard numeric inputs with formatted inputs, control while a record loads, control a line pointer and write multiple IN and OUT statements

SAS Format

SAS Format statements: standard and user-written, associating a format with a variable, working with SAS Format, deploying it on PROC data sets and comparing ATTRIB and Format statements

Hands-on Exercise: Format a variable, deploy format rule on PROC data set and use ATTRIB statement

SAS Graphs

Understanding PROC GCHART, various graphs, bar charts: pie, bar and 3D and plotting variables with PROC GPLOT

Hands-on Exercise: Plot graphs using PROC GPLOT and display charts using PROC GCHART

Interactive Data Processing

SAS advanced data discovery and visualization, point-and-click analytics capabilities and powerful reporting tools

Data Transformation Function

Character functions, numeric functions and converting variable type

Hands-on Exercise: Use functions in data transformation

Output Delivery System (ODS)

Introduction to ODS, data optimization and how to generate files (rtf, pdf, html and doc) using SAS

Hands-on Exercise: Optimize data and generate rtf, pdf, html and doc files

SAS Macros

Macro Syntax, macro variables, positional parameters in a macro and macro step

Hands-on Exercise: Write a macro and use positional parameters


SQL statements in SAS, SELECT, CASE, JOIN and UNION and sorting data

Hands-on Exercise: Create SQL query to select and add a condition and use a CASE in select query

Advanced Base SAS

Base SAS web-based interface and ready-to-use programs, advanced data manipulation, storage and retrieval and descriptive statistics

Hands-on Exercise: Use web UI to do statistical operations

Summarization Reports

Report enhancement, global statements, user-defined formats, PROC SORT, ODS destinations, ODS listing, PROC FREQ, PROC Means, PROC UNIVARIATE, PROC REPORT and PROC PRINT

Hands-on Exercise: Use PROC SORT to sort the results, list ODS, find mean using PROC Means and print using PROC PRINT