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SAS Programming BASE certification course for SAS Beginners

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Udemy Coupon - The Complete Prep Course for SAS Certified Base Programming Professionals SAS 9.4 (Exam ID A00-231, A00-233, A00-215 )
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  • Created by sharon cheng
  • English [Auto], French [Auto]

What you'll learn

  • This course is suitable for the SAS BASE certifications including SAS Certified Specialist and SAS Certified Associate (Exam ID A00-231, A00-233, A00-215)
  • All critical and essential SAS BASE Data manipulation and data preparation skills
  • Handle Error by identify and solve SAS errors
  • Combine, merge and restructure data sets
  • SAS Statistical Procedures
  • Reports generating
  • SAS advanced topic: Proc SQL Essentials
  • SAS advanced topic: SAS Macros Essentials
  • 100% Off Udemy Coupon . Free Udemy Courses . Online Classes

Description

Do you want to start learning SAS programming easily and quickly? This course is the complete SAS BASE certification programming course for
absolute SAS beginners
anyone interested in passing the SAS BASE certification exams
SAS Certified Specialist: Base Programming Using SAS 9.4 (Exam ID: A00-231, A00-233)
SAS Certified Associate: Programming Fundamentals Using SAS 9.4 (Exam ID A00-215)
--- this course covers far more than this exam required, you may pick and learn the contents required by the exam)
Looking for Data manipulation and data preparation course using SAS? This course is also your choice. It covers all critical and essential Data manipulation and data preparation skills using SAS
Coding exercises and projects are perfect for for the practical coding questions in the exam for SAS Certified Specialist: Base Programming Using SAS 9.4
You may compare the contents covered in this course with the official SAS BASE certification Exam contents (due to Udemy policy, I am not allowed to include the SAS link here).
Course Highlights:
step by step/ code by code explanations for easy and efficient learning experiences
the complete SAS BASE course for beginners and the SAS BASE certification exams
This course is a combined course to offer the maxim benefit for my students, it includes contents from the following individual courses
1. SAS programming for beginners
2. SAS programming on data manipulation and preparation part 1: modify variables
3. SAS programming on data manipulation and preparation part 2: combine/merge data sets
4. Overview / Essentials for SAS advanced topics: SAS SQL (Proc SQL) and SAS Macro Language
5. Additional topics: Error handling, Generate reports using ODS statements
downloadable data and SAS programs used in the course can be obtained in Lecture 4 (the course materials are ONLY for practice,  they are protected by copyright)
Quizzes, coding exercises and projects for practice. After all, practice makes perfection!
Coding exercises and projects are perfect for for the practical coding questions in the exam for SAS Certified Specialist: Base Programming Using SAS 9.4
A Note on Course ratings and reviews:
Please be considerate and sincere when you provide ratings and reviews. This will encourage me providing more contents to the course and better service to you!
Many students who take this course as a main course have passed the SAS BASE certification. This course is a truly cost-value effective one for both individual users and Udemy for business users.
So Please provide fair ratings to this course with the consideration of the comparison among other available SAS courses. Thank you!
Current course contents: (Please see course curriculum for more detailed information on sections and lectures included in this course)
Software installation (SAS University Edition /SAS studio): the complete & step-by-step guide; detailed explanation on File path/directory in SAS studio
Navigate/work in SAS environment
Get Data in various format into SAS: (read .txt file, .csv file, Excel file, format input (using SAS informat to read dates; use SAS format to display SAS date values). Proc Import)
Create temporary and permanent SAS data sets (SET statement, LIBNAME statement, SAS libraries )
Combine data sets (Concatenate, Append, interleave, Match Merge (one -to-one merge, one-to-many merge))
Use SAS Functions to manipulate SAS date values (Explanation on how SAS stores date and time values, SAS functions include MDY, YEAR, QTR, MONTH, DAY, WEEKDAY, TODAY, DATE, INTCK, DATDIF, YRDIF)
Use SAS Functions to manipulate character and numeric data values (use SAS functions to Convert Character & Numeric Value (auto-convert; PUT & INPUT functions), Other SAS functions include: SCAN, SUBSTR, TRIM, UPCASE, LOWCASE, PROPCASE, CATX, INDEX, TRANWRD, INT, ROUND)
Conditionally execute SAS statements: IF-THEN/ELSE, DO and END statements
Simplify your data with Array (One dimensional array; two dimensional array; Creating Variables in an ARRAY Statement; Assigning Initial Values to Arrays & Creating Temporary Array Elements)
Process data with DO LOOPS (the basic of DO LOOPS; constructing DO LOOPS; Conditionally Executing DO Loops using DO UNTIL and DO WHILE; Using Conditional Clauses with the Iterative DO Statement)
Work with data & Creating labels and formats (Use assignment statements in the DATA step; Use LABEL and FORMAT statements to modify attributes in a DATA step; Define the length of a variable using the LENGTH statement; Control which observations and variables using DROP, KEEP statements and DROP=, KEEP= options, and IF statement)
SAS Statistical Procedures: Proc SORT; Proc PRINT; Proc MEANS; Proc FREQ; Proc UNIVARIATE, Proc Export, Proc Content
Generate list reports using the PRINT procedure (using VAR, SUM, WHERE, ID and BY statements)
Generate reports using ODS statements (Identify ODS destinations, create HTML, PDF, RTF, and Excel files with ODS statements)
Reconstruct/Reshape SAS Data sets in DATA step and using Proc TRANSPOSE
SAS advanced topic: Proc SQL Essentials
SAS advanced topic: SAS Macros Essentials
References:
SAS certification prep guide: base programming by SAS Institute
The little SAS book: a primer / Lora D. Delwiche and Susan J. Slaughter
Learning SAS by example: a programmer's guide / Ron Cody 

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Who this course is for:

absolute SAS beginners
Anyone interested in taking SAS BASE certification exams

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