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SAS for Programmers Workshop

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Duration: 3 days

Method: Instructor led, Hands-on workshops

Price: $1650.00

Course Code: SA1002


Audience

Application Programmers, Analysts interested in gaining an understanding of basic SAS and users with a desire to code their own ad-hoc reports.

Description

This three day workshop uses the ‘HANDS-ON’ approach to teach application programmers or users the basics of how to use the SAS programming language.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand basic SAS elements
  • Understand and use SAS datasets
  • Run SAS programs
  • Use SAS data manipulation functions
  • Use SAS procedures such as APPEND, COMPARE, CONTENTS, FORMAT, FREQ, MEANS, PRINT, RANK, SORT, SUMMARY and TABULATE
  • Use SAS to create customized reports
  • Understand some Advanced topics such as creating Permanent SAS Datasets and Sequential files

Topics

  • I.SAS Basics
  • II.Defining Data
  • III.The DATA STEP
  • IV.Using SAS Datasets
  • V.Creating Variables
  • VI.Reshaping and Elimination of Data
  • VII.PROC CONTENTS
  • VIII.PROC SORT
  • IX.PROC PRINT
  • X.PROC FORMAT
  • XI.PROC MEANS and FREQ
  • XII.OUTPUT and MERGE Options
  • XIII.SAS FUNCTIONS
  • XIV.Permanent SAS Datasets
  • XV.Creating Sequential Datasets or Customized Reports
  • XVI.PROC SUMMARY and TABULATE
  • XVII.PROC RANK
  • XVIII.PROC APPEND and COMPARE