SAS programming for analytics

An Introduction to the use of SAS to carry out several tasks encountered during analytics projects
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  • Lectures 33
  • Contents Video: 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

This quite hands-on course is designed to introduce you to the basics of using SAS programming for your analytics work.

Starting with the basics of how SAS works and how it processes data, this course will build up your knowledge of SAS programming to the point where you will be able to use SAS to solve real life data and statistical analysis problems.

There are 4 main sections in this course:

    ·Introduction to SAS and SAS Enterprise Guide : just to get you going

    ·Getting Started : Let´s cover the basics first to make sure you have a solid foundation

    ·SAS programming fundamentals: The Ins & Outs of how the SAS language works and how you can use it to carry out a multitude of tasks

    ·Using SAS for Statistics and Analytics: Some examples ranging from frequency analysis all the way to regression

This course is taught by a practitioner with many years of experience in SAS programming and analytics. The examples are derived from real world problems and during this course you will be exposed to many real life tips and advice on how to maximise the power of SAS

What are the requirements?

  • Sound knowledge around basic IT
  • Access to BASE SAS software
  • Highly recommend access to SAS/STAT module

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Become familiar with the SAS language
  • Develop your SAS programming skills
  • Use SAS to carry out basic analytics tasks

What is the target audience?

  • existing analytics users wanting to understand how to use SAS for their data analysis needs
  • people who would like to start using SAS

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to SAS and SAS Enterprise Guide
Introduction and course logistics
Preview
06:04
Introduction to SAS and to SAS Enterprise Guide
12:56
Your First SAS task
06:41
Section 2: Getting Started
Section 2 Intro
00:34
Your first Enterprise Guide session
14:42
Importing data into SAS 1
05:17
Importing data into SAS 2
15:58
Working with your data 1
04:24
Working with your data 2
04:52
Exporting your data 1
04:11
Exporting your data 2
07:27
Section 3: SAS programming fundamentals
Manipulating your data 1
07:49
Manipulating you data 2
15:04
Conditional processing 1
04:44
Conditional processing 2
14:17
Working with Functions 1
03:13
Working with Functions 2
Preview
10:52
Iterative processing 1
04:46
Iterative processing 2
19:29
Introduction to SAS arrays 1
03:02
Introduction to SAS arrays 2
05:09
Introduction to PROC SQL 1
04:02
Introduction to PROC SQL 2
07:51
Section 4: Using SAS for Statistics and Analytics
Displaying your data 1
02:46
Displaying your data 2
11:17
Summarizing your data 1
03:36
Summarizing your data 2
09:26
Using basic Statistical procedures 1
04:30
Using basic Statistical procedures 2
13:31
Debugging part 1
02:06
Debugging part 2
08:22
Wrapping up
02:04
Final exercise
18:30

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Instructor Biography

Daniel Marques, Analytics and Data Science Specialist

I am a Data Scientist and Analytics professional, and I have been carrying out analytics projects within the retail and pharmaceutical industries for 12 years across Europe. I am a specialist in multiple Big Data technologies such as SAS, R , python and Matlab, using these on a daily basis for my work with clients (I work for a large consulting firm) . I hold an MSc in Applied Statistics and Stochastic Mathematics from the University of London, and prior to that I graduated in Engineering from University College London.

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