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Title Level Training Formats
SAS Programming 1: Essentials Free e-learning
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. If you do not plan to write SAS programs and you prefer a point-and-click interface, you should attend the SAS Enterprise Guide 1: Querying and Reporting course.

2 Fundamental Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
SAS Programming for R Users Free e-learning
This course is for experienced R users who want to apply their existing skills and extend them to the SAS environment. Emphasis is placed on programming and not statistical theory or interpretation. Students in this course should have knowledge of plotting, manipulating data, iterative processing, creating functions, applying functions, linear models, generalized linear models, mixed models, stepwise model selection, matrix algebra, and statistical simulations.

3 Intermediate e-Learning
SAS SQL 1: Essentials
This course teaches you how to process SAS data using Structured Query Language (SQL).

3 Intermediate Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
SAS Programming 2: Data Manipulation Techniques
This course is for those who need to learn data manipulation techniques using the SAS DATA step and procedures to access, transform, and summarize data. The course builds on the concepts that are presented in the SAS Programming 1: Essentials course and is not recommended for beginning SAS software users.

3 Intermediate Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
SAS Programming 3: Advanced Techniques
This course is for SAS programmers who want to learn advanced techniques within the DATA step and procedures. The course builds on the concepts that are presented in the SAS Programming 2: Data Manipulation Techniques course.

4 Expert Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
SAS Macro Language 1: Essentials
This course focuses on using the SAS macro facility to design, write, and debug macro programs, with an emphasis on understanding how programs that contain macro code are processed.

4 Expert Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
Establishing Causal Inferences: Propensity Score Matching, Heckman's Two-Stage Model, Interrupted Time Series, and Regression Discontinuity Models Business Knowledge Series
This course introduces some methods commonly used in program evaluation and real-world effectiveness studies, including two-stage modeling, interrupted time-series, regression discontinuity, and propensity score matching. These methods help address questions such as: Which medicine is more effective in the real world? Did an advertising program have an impact on sales? More generally, are the changes in outcomes causally related to the program being run?

3 Intermediate e-Learning
Social Network Analytics Business Knowledge Series
This course discusses how to leverage social networks for analytical purposes. Obviously, when we say "social networks," many people think of Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and so on. These are all examples of networks that connect people using either friendship or professional relationships. In this course, we zoom out and provide a much more general definition of a social network. In fact, we define a social network as a network of nodes that are connected using edges. Both nodes and edges can be defined in various ways, depending on the setting. This course starts by describing the basic concepts of social networks and their applications in marketing, risk, fraud, and HR. It then defines various social metrics and illustrates how they can be used for community mining. The course also discusses how social networks can be used for predictive analytics. The course provides a sound mix of both theoretical and technical insights, as well as practical implementation details, and is illustrated by several real-life cases. The instructor extensively reports on both his research and consulting experience in the field. References to background material such as selected papers, tutorials, and guidelines are also provided.

3 Intermediate e-Learning
FANS Membership
FANS is a member driven SAS users group.
Attending FANS gives you the opportunity to network with your peers, while enhancing your skills and knowledge about the latest SAS technology.

The FANS membership includes pre-paid ticket/discount to FANS network events, FANS Conferences and International Conferences.

Membership Packages can be viewed here


FANS Company
Kr. 22.000 - EUR 2500

FANS Personal
Kr. 3.500 - EUR 400

FANS Partner
Kr. 33.000 - EUR 3900

0 No level Classroom
The Magic of Compelling Reports and Visualizations with SAS New

Whether you’re a SAS programmer or a SAS Visual Analytics user, we’ve hand-picked a range of topics to advance your report development and data visualisation skills. With three conference streams to choose from and sessions delivered by our expert trainers, you’ll also have the chance to get hands-on experience, gain extended access to your own SAS environment and try out the techniques you’ve seen.

Register soon and make advantage of the early bird discount of 30% which is valid until 9 October. Please use the Promotion Code LC2020.

0 No level Live Web Classroom
SAS Programming Introduction: Basic Concepts
This course teaches you how to write simple SAS programs. The course is a subset of the SAS Programming 1: Essentials course. If you do not plan to write SAS programs and prefer a point-and-click interface to SAS, you should attend the SAS Enterprise Guide 1: Querying and Reporting course.

1 Beginner Classroom
Free SAS Lab Day
Visit SAS Institute and work in our Lab.

Use this opportunity to join us at SAS and bring your SAS work and SAS-programs. You will meet our teachers and you can discuss your questions with SME (subject matter experts)

Our programming curriculum and courses has been revised in 2018 and the content is now more compact. The programming 1 course has been shortened from 3 to 2 days and many of our students like the structure of the course, but they also think that there is too little time for exercises. Therefore, we would like to give our students the possibility to come to SAS for an extra free day.

You can work with our programming case or just work with the exercises from the programming course. If you have own problems or question you can bring them this day.

Length: You are welcome to stay 1-2 hours or the whole day

1 Beginner Classroom
SAS Programming Series

Workshops with modern development environments and tools
SAS® Enterprise Guide®, SAS® Studio, SAS® Graph, ODS and Reports

Over the years our teachers at SAS have received questions about extra functionality when writing programs in SAS. All these questions are the foundation for these workshops we have created. These workshops will give you new tools and knowledge that will help you write SAS-programs in a more modern way.


Workshop 1- FCMP
  • An easy way to create your own functions

  • Workshop 2 - Filename
  • Doing more with filenames, e.g. read from web using URL, Sending E-mails, creating zip-files etc.

  • Workshop 3 - PROC IML basics and R interaction

    Workshop 4 - Advanced data step features
  • Advanced functions e.g. PRXMATCH, PRXCHANGE, INTNX

  • Workshop 5 - ODS
  • Data Templates
  • Style template

  • Workshop 6 - Macro
  • How does it work
  • Samples samples samples

  • Length: 3 hours each

    For onsite workshops at your location, KR 6.000,- / EUR 800 ex. VAT, pr. Workshop
    For public scheduled workshops, KR 1.000,- / EUR 130 ex. VAT, pr. person, pr. session

    1 Beginner Classroom
    Introduction to Statistical Concepts Free e-learning
    This course covers basic statistical concepts that are critical for understanding and using statistical methods. This course explains what statistics is and why it is important to understand the characteristics of your data.

    The information in this course is a prerequisite for many other statistical courses that SAS Education offers. The course is appropriate for Base SAS and SAS Enterprise Guide users. Data, practices, and a case study are included.

    1 Beginner e-Learning
    SAS Learning Conference - For SAS Programmers & SAS Enterprise Guide Users

    The SAS Enterprise Guide Learning Conference gives all SAS Enterprise Guide users the opportunity to share experiences, learn new approaches, best practices, and more.
    In various learning sessions and workshops, you can work with the software and learn new ways to use SAS Enterprise Guide and SAS programming.
    You can also bring your own tasks and discuss solutions with a specialist in a personal conversation.

    We have workshops in three different areas:
  • Programming
  • Task and Menus
  • Ask the Expert

  • 3 Intermediate Classroom
    SAS SQL 2: Working with Databases
    The purpose of this course is to access your DBMS’s via Proc sql.
    We look at all kinds of combinations of SAS and DBMS’s, look at performance and options to set up to make your queries run optimal.
    There will be a combination of teaching and exercises.

    3 Intermediate Classroom
    Exporting SAS Data Sets and Creating ODS Files for Microsoft Excel
    This course presents techniques for exporting SAS data sets or reports from SAS to Excel.

    3 Intermediate Live Web Classroom
    SAS SQL Methods and More
    This class teaches you how to improve the performance of SQL queries, and how to troubleshoot and tune other SAS processes that access relational database tables using SAS/ACCESS interfaces.

    3 Intermediate Live Web Classroom
    ODS Graphics: Essentials
    This course teaches you how to produce high-quality presentation graphs using ODS Graphics, which is part of Base SAS beginning with SAS 9.3.

    3 Intermediate Classroom Live Web Classroom
    Building and Solving Optimization Models with SAS/OR
    This course focuses on formulating and solving mathematical optimization models using the OPTMODEL procedure, from inputting data to interpreting output and generating reports. The course covers linear, integer, mixed integer, and nonlinear programming problems, with an emphasis on model formulation and construction.

    3 Intermediate Classroom Live Web Classroom
    Exploring SAS Studio for SAS Programmers
    This course provides an introduction to SAS Studio for experienced SAS programmers. SAS Studio is an interface that enables users to write and submit SAS programs and use snippets and tasks to generate SAS code.

    The self-study e-learning includes:

    • Annotatable course notes in PDF format.
    • Virtual Lab time to practice.

    3 Intermediate Live Web Classroom e-Learning
    SAS Certification Review: Base Programming for SAS 9
    This course provides a review of the majority of topics in the SAS Base Programming Exam for SAS 9. It addresses the five exam content areas: Accessing Data, Creating Data Structures, Managing Data, Generating Reports, and Handling Errors.

    3 Intermediate Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
    Introduction to SAS/ACCESS Interface to Teradata
    This course teaches you how to read Teradata tables in Teradata using SAS 9.4 SAS/ACCESS Interface to Teradata. You learn how to connect to Teradata, query a single Teradata table and multipleTeradata tables, and you also learn efficiency techniques and options for optimizing data access performance.

    3 Intermediate Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
    Programming for SAS Viya
    This course is for users who need to modify existing Base SAS programs that will execute in SAS Viya. This course leverages the power of SAS Cloud Analytic Services (CAS) to access, manage, and manipulate in-memory tables. This course is not intended for beginning SAS software users.

    3 Intermediate Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
    Introduction to SAS and Hadoop
    This course teaches you how to use SAS programming methods to read, write, and manipulate Hadoop data. Base SAS methods that are covered include reading and writing raw data with the DATA step and managing the Hadoop file system and executing Pig code from SAS via the HADOOP procedure. In addition, the SAS/ACCESS Interface to Hadoop methods that allow LIBNAME access and SQL pass-through techniques to read and write Hadoop Hive table structures are discussed in this course. Although not covered in any detail, a brief overview of additional SAS and Hadoop technologies, including executing DS2 in Hadoop with the SAS Code Accelerator for Hadoop and using Hadoop data sources for the distributed in-memory analytics platform of SAS Viya, is included. This course is included in the Expert Exchange on Hadoop: Using SAS/ACCESS service offering to configure SAS/ACCESS Interface to Hadoop or SAS/ACCESS Interface to Impala to work with your Hadoop environment.

    3 Intermediate Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
    SAS Federation Server: Accessing and Virtualizing Enterprise Data
    SAS Federation Server makes it easier for business users to access secure data for reporting and analysis. It provides a virtual layer or view, giving users the appropriate level of control without physically moving data. This frees up IT staff to focus on other tasks by giving them a simple method of sharing data using a centralized, governed security layer.

    3 Intermediate Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
    Hadoop Data Management with Hive, Pig, and SAS
    In this course, you use processing methods to prepare structured and unstructured big data for analysis. You learn to organize this data into a variety of Hadoop distributed file system (HDFS) storage formats for processing efficiency using Apache Hive and Apache Pig. You also learn SAS software technologies that integrate with Hive and Pig and how to leverage these open source capabilities by programming with Base SAS and SAS/ACCESS Interface to Hadoop.

    3 Intermediate Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
    SAS Report Writing
    This course teaches you how to create tabular reports using the REPORT and TABULATE procedures. You also learn how to enhance your reports using the Output Delivery System (ODS).

    The self-study e-learning includes:

    • Annotatable course notes in PDF format.
    • Virtual lab time to practice.

    3 Intermediate Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
    SAS® Advanced DATA Step and Macro Techniques
    This new special course is for people that have basic knowledge about SAS programming, such as data steps, proc sql, the macro language, but want to learn more and get a deeper understanding for SAS programming. The course will focus on the data step, and corresponds to the course SAS Programming 3: Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies and SAS® Macro Language 2: Advanced Techniques.

    4 Expert Classroom
    DS2 Programming Essentials with Hadoop
    This course focuses on DS2, a fourth-generation SAS-proprietary language providing modern programming techniques and structures for parallel processing and preparing large data for analysis. A brief introduction to Hadoop, including a comparison to traditional relational databases, is included. If you are a programmer/data scientist who wants training and hands-on experience manipulating Hadoop data using powerful SAS algorithms, this class is for you.

    4 Expert Classroom
    DS2 Programming: Essentials
    This course focuses on DS2, which is a fourth-generation SAS proprietary language for advanced data manipulation. DS2 enables parallel processing and storage of large data with re-usable methods and packages. This course is designed for programmers with large data who want to use modern programming techniques and structures.

    4 Expert Classroom Live Web Classroom
    SAS Macro Language 2: Advanced Techniques
    This course covers macro quoting functions, macro storage, and macro techniques for advanced data access, table lookup operations, advanced parameter validation, and macro windows.

    4 Expert Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning