Training Camp ​SAS

Training camp: September, 5 - 8, 2016
Department of Statistical Science - Lab VII (ground floor)

Registration form for the SAS training camp

Course Schedule:

Day 1: Mon Sept. 5 (9:30/16:30)
Data Manipulation & Analytics Using SAS University Ed.

Topics:

  • Overview of SAS Foundation & SAS Studio
  • SAS University Edition: Getting started with SAS University Edition
  • Resources for learning SAS (help online, documentation, tutorial e-learning)
  • Working with Data in a Project
  • Combining Data with Queries
  • Transforming Data
  • Exploring Data with Tasks
  • Visualizing Data

Course Description:

This introduction to SAS University Edition hands-on workshop shows how one can use the  menu driven tasks and SAS code in SAS University Edition 4.3 to perform common reporting and research tasks: querying, reporting, and analyzing data. Several statistical procedures will be used to analyze data and produce reports. SAS University Edition provides a SAS graphical point-and-click interface as well as code that helps you exploit the power of SAS and publish dynamic results in a Microsoft Windows  client application. Demonstrations in the presentation will use research type data and tasks in illustrating the functionality of SAS University Edition.


Day 2-3: Tue - Wed Sept. 6 - 7 (9:30/16:30)
Applied Analytics Using SAS Enterprise Miner

Topics:

  • Introduction
  • Accessing & Assaying Prepared Data
  • Predictive Modeling Fundamentals & Decision Trees
  • Regressions
  • Neural Networks & Other Modeling Tools
  • Model Assessment
  • Model Implementation
  • Introduction to Pattern Discovery
  • Case Studies & Special Topics

Course Description:

The course covers the skills that are required to assemble analysis flow diagrams using the rich tool set of SAS Enterprise Miner for both pattern discovery (segmentation, association, and sequence analyses) and predictive modeling (decision tree, regression, and neural network models).


Day 4: Thur Sept. 8 (9:30/16:30)
SAS Visual Analytics

Topics:

  • Getting Started with SAS Visual Analytics
  • Using SAS Visual Analytics Explorer
  • Designing Reports with SAS Visual Analytics
  • Viewing SAS Visual Analytics Reports
  • Case Studies

Course Description:

This course teaches how to explore data and build reports using SAS Visual Analytics.