Beyond the Basics
1 COURSE OVERVIEW and OBJECTIVES
2 DISPLAY MANAGER SYSTEM
3 REVIEW OF SAS BASICS
4 PROCESSING DATA
5 DATA STEP APPLICATIONS
6 OTHER USEFUL PROCEDURES
7 MACRO PROCESSING
8 EFFICIENCY TECHNIQUES (LIVING WITH LARGE DATA SETS)
9 SELECTED STATISTICS PROCEDURES
10 FORMATTED REPORT WRITING
11 FULL SCREEN DATA ENTRY - SAS/AF, SAS/FSP, AND SCREEN CONTROL LANGUAGE
12 CODING FOR JOB SECURITY
This course is designed to review selected topics taught in the introductory basics course (SAS System Basics) and to introduce a number of areas within the SAS system that can not be covered in the basics course. The intended audience should have a basic understanding of the operating system under which SAS is to be run, and a working knowledge of SAS DATA and PROC steps.
The course has been written to provide the student with a broad understanding of the capabilities of the SAS System. This is accomplished by reviewing many of the most commonly used programming features and by highlighting a number of additional options, statements, and SAS System features.
At the completion of the course the student will be able to do or understand the following: