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SAS Programming Advance Certification Course(SAS SQL,Macro)

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Overview

The complete Prep Course for SAS Advanced Programming Professional Certification SAS® 9.4 (Exam ID A00-232, A00-234)

What you'll learn:
  • Suitable for both the traditional and the new practical SAS® Certified Professional: Advanced Programming Using SAS® 9.4
  • the most complete SAS Advanced programming certification course
  • SAS Advanced Programming Techniques and Efficiencies (the only Udemy course contains this content)
  • SAS SQL (SAS Proc SQL)
  • SAS Macro

Course Highlights:

  • The complete Preparation Course for SAS Advanced Programming Professional Certification Using SAS® 9.4:

    Exam ID A00-232, A00-234

  • ALL 3 advanced SASprogramming topics (SAS Macro, SAS SQL, Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies) in one course (the exam for SAS® Certified Advanced Programmer includes 3 Advanced SAS topics: SAS SQL, SASMacro, Advanced Programming Techniques and Efficiencies.). This is by far the only Udemy course with contents on Advanced Programming Techniques and Efficiencies!

  • This course is a combined course to offer the maxim benefit for my students, it includes contents from four individual courses

    1. SASprogramming on SASMacro Language

    2. SAS programming on Proc SQL part 1

    3. SAS programming on Proc SQL part 2

    4. Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies

  • 16 hours long and over 135 video-based lectures;

  • step by step/ code by code explanations for easy and efficient learning

  • easy downloading all the data and SASprograms used in the course (the course materials posted in Lecture 4 are ONLYfor practice, they are protected by copyright)

  • Quizzes, coding exercises and practical examples. After all, practice makes perfection!

    Coding exercises and practical examples are perfect for for the practical coding questions in the exam

  • Notes on Course ratings and reviews:

    Please be considerate and sincere when you provide ratings. This will encourage me providing more contents to the course and better service to you!

    In this course I combine all SAS advanced topics (SAS SQL, SAS Macro, Advanced programming techniques and efficiencies) in this one big course to let my students have the maxim benefit with their money. This course is a truly cost-value effective one for both individual users and Udemy for business users.

    Please provide fair ratings to this course with the consideration of the comparison among other available SAS advanced courses.

Course Description:

Do you want to learn SAS programming advanced topics and become SAS®Certified Advanced Programmer? This course include ALL 3 SASAdvanced programming topics included in the SASAdvanced programming certification exam:

  • SAS SQL (Proc SQL) : 8 hours long and over 60 video-based lectures (all sections start with "SAS SQL")

  • SAS Macro Language : 4 hours long and over 40 video-based lectures (all sections start with "SAS Macro")

  • Advanced Programming Techniques and Efficiencies: 4 hours long and over 35 video-based lectures (all sections start with "Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies")

You may compare the sections and lectures included in this course with the official SAS Advancedcertification Exam contents (I am not allowed to include the direct site due to Udemy policy) and SAS Certification Prep Guide: Advanced Programming.

Course Contents: (Please see course curriculum for more detailed information on lectures included in each section)

SAS SQL (Proc SQL) : 8 hours long and over 60 video-based lectures:

sections are:

  • SELECT Statement

  • JOIN

  • Subqueries

  • Combine Queries

  • Creating and Updating Tables and Views

  • Practical Examples Using PROC SQL

SAS Macro Language : 4 hours long and over 40 video-based lectures

sections are:

  • SAS Macro programming introduction:

  • Create and Use Macro variables and Macro Functions:

  • Create and Use Macro Programs:

  • Create and Use macro variables during execution of a data step:

  • Create and Use macro variables during execution of a proc SQL step:

Advanced Programming Techniques and Efficiencies: 4 hours long and over 35 video-based lectures

sections are:

  • Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies: Indexes

  • Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies: Combining Data Vertically

  • Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies: Combining Data Horizontally

  • Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies: Formats & Arrays

  • Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies: Perform effective benchmarking

  • Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies: Controlling Data Storage Space

  • Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies: PROC FCMP: functions and subroutines

  • Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies: Compare techniques to eliminate duplicates


REFERENCE:

SAS 9.4 SQL Procedure User's Guide, Second Edition

SAS® 9.4 Macro Language: Reference, Fifth Edition

SAS certification prep guide: advanced programming for SAS 9 by SAS Institute

Note: The course was created with SAS softwarelicensefor the SAS University Edition (the downloadable SASstudio version).

The course is also suitable to use with SASOnDemand for Academics (the web-based SASstudio version).

The software interface/appearance and functionalities in the two SAS studio versions are the same.

Section 2 has all the details for using SASOnDemand for Academics with this courses.

Taught by

Sharon Cheng

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