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SAS 8 Online Course

12 Month Subscription - $70
Live Mentor +$30

Summary:
This series introduces users to the SAS 8 system, the basic data concepts and the structure of the SAS programming language. It discusses the basic statements used when coding SAS programs, using the SAS log to troubleshoot coding errors, and the different modes for executing SAS. The series also covers optional statements used to modify data, and statements and options available to program features in the DATA step. Creating specialized output and basic statistical procedures are also covered. Additional topics examined include using Display Manager to run SAS jobs interactively, SAS data libraries, using SQL in SAS, and combining and updating SAS data sets.

Audience:
This series is for end users, programmers and business professionals who are new to SAS.

Features:
●  Activities that allow users to apply course concepts in an interactive questioning environment
●  Exercises that allow users to practice the application
●  A file containing the text of the exercises
●  A glossary
●  A Skill Assessment

Topics included in this course:
SAS 8 : Introduction 
SAS 8 : Using SAS 
SAS 8 : Data Manipulation 
SAS 8 : DATA Step Programming 
SAS 8 : Results 
SAS 8 : Display Manager System 
SAS 8 : Data Libraries 
SAS 8 : Inputting Data and PROC SQL
SAS 8 : Combining and Updating Data Sets

SAS 8 : Introduction 
Summary:
This course provides a preview of the SAS System and describes some of its software features and components. It also covers basic data concepts and the structure of the SAS programming language.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the SAS System
Examine data to be used with SAS
Define terms related to SAS
Describe the structure and language of SAS

Topics:
SAS Preview
Data Basics
SAS Language
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SAS 8 : Using SAS 
Summary:
This course discusses the basic statements used when coding SAS programs and explains how to use the SAS log to troubleshoot coding errors. It also presents the different modes for executing SAS.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Code basic DATA and PROC steps in a SAS program
Interpret a basic SAS log
Select a mode for executing SAS
Use Display Manager mode to write and submit a SAS program
Save and access SAS programs in Display Manager

Topics:
Using SAS Statements
Analyzing SAS Logs
Executing the SAS System
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SAS 8 : Data Manipulation 
Summary:
This course covers optional SAS statements used to modify data so that more complex data analysis tasks can be performed.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Select variables for the output data set
Use an assignment statement to create variables
Code SAS expressions
Work with dates
Process selected observations
Create subsets of observations
Troubleshoot problems using SAS logs

Topics:
Reviewing the Course Program
Using Variables
Using Expressions
Working with Dates
Working with Observations
Analyzing SAS Logs
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SAS 8 : DATA Step Programming 
Summary:
This course describes statements and options available to program various features in the DATA step.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Sort a data set and establish sorted variable groups
Use a previously created SAS data set
Use observations in calculations
Create total variables
Use DO groups to control processing
Produce reports using the DATA step
Analyze SAS logs with problems

Topics:
Working with Sorted Data
Accumulating Totals
Writing Output
Analyzing SAS Logs
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SAS 8 : Results 
Summary:
This course describes SAS procedures used to create more informative and specialized output as well as some basic statistical procedures.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Use printing procedures to tailor reports
Employ plotting and charting procedures to graphically represent SAS data sets
Use SAS procedures to perform statistical analysis
Use PROC REPORT to prepare reports that combine both summary and detail data
Analyze SAS logs with problems

Topics:
Printing Basic Output
Simple SAS Statistics
PROC REPORT
Analyzing SAS Logs
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SAS 8 : Display Manager System 
Summary:
This course explains how to use Display Manager, a full-screen facility that allows you to create and run SAS jobs interactively.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the features and components of Display Manager
Manipulate the window environment with commands and function keys
Enter, edit and submit a SAS program
Save and retrieve programs
View and manipulate program output
Use SAS Text Editor and Display Manager commands to modify text
Manage SAS files using Display Manager windows

Topics:
Understanding Display Manager
Managing the Windowing Environment
Using Display Manager Windows
Using the SAS Text Editor
Managing SAS Files
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SAS 8 : Data Libraries 
Summary:
This course explains the model that SAS uses to store and access data in SAS files. It shows how to use SAS procedures and Display Manager windows to manage SAS data libraries and their members.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the model SAS uses to organize, reference and store SAS files
Explain the SAS data set model and the use of indexes and passwords
Use SAS procedures and Display Manager windows to manage and modify SAS data library files
Use SAS procedures and Display Manager windows to copy, move and delete SAS data library members

Topics:
Data Library Model
SAS Data Sets
Getting Information
Modifying Data Library Files
Managing Data Library Members
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SAS 8 : Inputting Data and PROC SQL
Summary:
This course describes ways to create and manipulate SAS data sets, including an introduction to using the SQL procedure in SAS.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe various input styles used with the INPUT statement
Use the INPUT and INFILE statements to handle external files
Explain the basics of using SQL with SAS
Use PROC SQL to query data sets and generate reports

Topics:
Input Styles
Reading External Files
Introduction to SQL
Using PROC SQL
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SAS 8 : Combining and Updating Data Sets
Summary:
This course presents various methods for combining and updating existing SAS data sets.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Create new data sets through concatenating, interleaving or merging observations
Update a master data set with values from a transaction data set
Manipulate a SAS data set in place
Read a data set twice
Determine the source of an observation
Combine portions of data sets
Read only certain observations
Access observations nonsequentially

Topics:
Concatenating Data Sets
Interleaving and Merging Data Sets
Updating with UPDATE
Updating with MODIFY
Using Other Techniques
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12 Month Subscription - $70
Live Mentor +$30