Why SAS Training?
There is an increased demand for skilled data scientists across many countries in the world. The best part about SAS training is that this course suits participant with any level of experience. SAS has a major part to play in the future of big data and analytics and is fast emerging as a key data analysis tool.
Ideally, any individual interested in data science can take up SAS training. However, it is most suited for the following professionals. Some basic knowledge of statistics and SQL will also be helpful to get started in SAS training.
Graduates interested in Big Data analytics
Software developers, architects
ainframe and other testing professionals
Business Intelligence professionals
ETL, data warehouse, SQL, and analytics professionals
Detailed Course Curriculum – SAS Training
1. Introduction to SAS
SAS Software – What is It
Why SAS is used
SAS GUI Layout
SAS Program Components
SAS Libraries and Referencing
SAS Variables, Datasets
2. Data Access in SAS
SAS Datasets – Creation
SAS Datasets – Referencing
SAS Datasets – Reading
Import/Read Raw Data Files in SAS
INPUT Statement, Components
Infile, Informat & Proc Import
Delimited Data – Reading
Importing Files – Different Options
Combine SAS Datasets – DATA step
3. Managing Data in SAS
Investigate Datasets – Basic Procs
SAS Statements – Conditional Execution
Data step- Assignment Statements
Attribute Modification of Variables
BY Statement – Totals and Subtotals
SAS Functions – Manipulation and Conversion of Data
Data Value Manipulation with Functions
Datasets – Merging
Data Validation – Proc FORMAT
4. Data – Iterative Processing
DO Loops in SAS
Arrays and Processing of Data with Arrays
5. SAS Procedures
6. Advanced SAS/SQL
Features and Uses
Datatypes, Operators and Keywords
Functions & Predicates
Group By, Order By Clauses
Tables – Creating, Populating and Deleting
Alter Table Statemen
Joins and Constraints
Renaming a Table
7. SAS Macros
Macros and Macro variables
Creating and Using Macro Variables
Modular Code with Macros
Invoking a Macro
Addition of Parameters To Macros
Macros with Conditional Logic
Procedures in Macros
External Macros and their Inclusion
8. Report Generation in SAS
Data Export out of SAS
Selection of Variables and Observations to Outpu
List Reports – Procs, Print, Report
Frequency Table Generation
Reports – Enhancement Techniques
HTML Reports with ODS
9. Debugging & Error Handling in SAS
Identify & Solve Program Logic Errors
Identify & Solve Syntax Errors
Treat Data Errors
The following job opportunities are open to certified SAS professionals:
Data Analytics Manager/Lead manager
Employers expect SAS trained candidates to be aware of the version that they are currently working on/worked on. If they have worked on more operating system platform their experience is given more weightage. The number of tools used for large datasets classifies the qualified SAS course in Chennai candidates as more experienced and skilled. An experienced SAS programmer that has worked under multiple situations is more preferred. They are also expected to have used advanced reporting tools and many functions, used code within macros, used data steps and formats, knowledge of templates, and as many SAS system options as possible.
The objectives of the SAS Training in Chennai at FITA is as follows:
Help the student to understand the role of data scientists, the different data analytics techniques and become familiar with the widely used tools
Understand SAS, its GUI, library statements, import and export of data and attributes of variables
Provide an in-depth understanding of basic statistics, advanced statistical concepts such as clustering, decision trees, logistic and linear regression, and hypotheses testing
Learn to combine and modify datasets: concatenation, interleaving, one-to-one merging, reading, etc.
Learn different SAS functions and data manipulation procedures
Understand the power of macros in SAS for data manipulation.
SAS Training Center in Chennai Venue:
Are you located in any of these areas – Adyar, Ambattur, Aminjikarai, Adambakkam, Anna Nagar, Anna Salai, Ashok Nagar, Besant Nagar, Choolaimedu, Chromepet, Egmore, Ekkattuthangal, Guindy, K.K.Nagar, Kilpauk, Kodambakkam, Madipakkam, Medavakkam, Mylapore, Nandanam, Nanganallur, Nungambakkam, OMR, Pallikaranai, Perungudi, Porur, Saidapet, Sholinganallur, St. Thomas Mount, T. Nagar, Tambaram, Teynampet, Thiruvanmiyur, Thoraipakkam,Vadapalani, Velachery, Villivakkam, Virugambakkam and West Mambalam.
Our T Nagar or Velachery office is just few kilometre away from your location. If you need the best SAS Course in Chennai, driving couple of extra kilometres is worth it!
Class was good and Trainer explains each and every concept understandable and follow .Class r very flexible . I had good experience in Fita academy.
It was absolutely a technical training and learnt from basic till the advanced stuffs... Am glad that we got Mr.Ravi as trainer and he maintain patience while asking doubts and explained very well...
Classes were good with flexible timings and faculty was having strong knowledge on the concepts!!!!