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E-Careers, January 2012, Pages: 39
This SAS8 training teaches the SAS8 system, the basic data concepts and the structure of the SAS8 programming language. It discusses the basic statements used when coding SAS8 programs, troubleshooting, modify display manager to run SAS8 jobs interactively, SAS8 data libraries, using SQL in SAS8, and combining and updating SAS8 data sets. Course Study Format
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Total Course Duration: 39 Hours
Introduction: Duration 3 Hour(s)
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.
Using SAS 8: Duration 4 Hour(s)
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
Data Manipulation: Duration 4 Hour(s)
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
DATA Step Programming: Duration 4 Hour(s)
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 Analyse SAS logs with problems
Results: Duration 5 Hour(s)
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
Display Manager System: Duration 5 Hour(s)
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
Data Libraries: Duration 5 Hour(s)
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
Inputting Data and PROC SQL: Duration 4 Hour(s)
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
Combining and Updating Data Sets: Duration 5 Hour(s)
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