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Getting Started with SAS® Programming, SAS

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About this Course

This course is for users who want to learn how to write SAS programs to access, explore, prepare, and analyze data. It is the entry point to learning SAS programming for data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. It is a prerequisite to many other SAS courses. By the end of this course, you will know how to use SAS Studio to write and submit SAS programs that access SAS, Microsoft Excel, and text data. You will know how to explore and validate data, prepare data by subsetting rows and computing new columns, analyze and report on data, export data and results to other formats, use SQL in SAS to query and join tables. Prerequisites: Learners should have experience using computer software. Specifically, you should be able to understand file structures and system commands on your operating systems and access data files on your operating systems. No prior SAS experience is needed....

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Feb 21, 2019

This course offers a solid foundation to anyone who is interested in beginning to use SAS. I have found the demos, activites and practices to be fairly easy yet still required me to use my brain.


Jan 09, 2019

I like the learning structure with demo and exercises. It takes only few days to finish, friendly to beginner and you will have great basic concepts about sas.

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51 Reviews

By Ernst van Graan

Apr 21, 2019

Great introduction / SAS refresher.

By Sanket Jasani

Apr 19, 2019

Excellent course. Brilliant teaching. Very responsive assistance on groups regarding queries. Very pleased with the course.

By Mhd Khaled Dardar

Apr 11, 2019

Very Nice Explanation

By jean-françois knébel

Apr 06, 2019

Excellent cours de base très bien pensé

By Javier Chicote

Apr 04, 2019

Very good course for getting started with SAS programming. Willing to continue the specialization.

By Anisha Kamath

Apr 04, 2019

Found the course very helpful for a beginner who didn't know absolutely anything about SAS programming.

By Lau Tsz Kwan

Apr 04, 2019

Good, clear and concise course. I learned a lot! Thanks!

By Aswin Shriram T

Apr 02, 2019

Well prepared and simple to understand. Thanks for all the practice exercises. It really helped reinforce understanding of the language.

By Patricia Valdivieso

Apr 01, 2019

Very helpful! The videos and demos are so on point.

By Abdulkabir Tola Ojulari

Apr 01, 2019

This is one of the best tutorials