SAS Visual Analytics

Title Level Training Formats
SAS Certified Visual Business Analyst: Exploration and Design Using SAS Visual Analytics Credential
Designed for analysts who are using SAS Visual Analytics to explore data and create reports that provide concise, interactive, and relevant data summaries

Successful candidates should be skilled in topics such as
  • adding and manipulating data items within SAS Visual Analytics
  • exploring data with SAS Visual Analytics Explorer
  • creating report content using SAS Visual Analytics Designer


  • Required Exam
    Candidates who earn this credential will have earned a passing score on the SAS Visual Analytics 7.3 Exploration and Design exam. This exam is administered by SAS and Pearson VUE

  • 60-65 multiple-choice, short-answer, and interactive questions. Interactive questions simulate the SAS Visual Analytics user interface and ask you to configure a portion of Visual Analytics to produce a specific visualization. (must achieve score of 68% correct to pass)
  • 100 minutes to complete exam

  • 0 No level Classroom
    Introduction to Data Science
    The goal of this course is to make analytics approachable and comprehensible. After completing this course, you will be able to perform the main data-related tasks for the citizen data scientist using the point-and-click capabilities of SAS Visual Analytics and SAS Visual Statistics: accessing and manipulating data, exploring data using analytics, and building predictive models.

    1 Beginner Live Web Classroom
    FDP-Shaping a Data Science Curriculum: Data Management, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
    This FDP supports developing a data science program that covers a variety of topics and enables students to acquire the skills that industry is looking for their employees to have. The FDP helps universities develop a pool of talent with the range of analytical and technology skills to work in a data-rich business environment.

    1 Beginner Live Web Classroom
    Graphing Data Effectively and Avoiding Common Pitfalls
    The human mind is geared to look at patterns and attach immediate explanation to the patterns, consciously or subconsciously, and sometimes that conclusion or explanation might not be apt. This course discusses the common fallacies and paradoxes in statistics and data analysis, as well as common pitfalls in data visualization. The course also teaches general guidelines that help you avoid those pitfalls to ensure a fair and accurate representation of facts.

    1 Beginner Live Web Classroom
    Summer Fast Track: Accessible Analytics
    This course is for those who are working with big data and want to prepare their data, explore their data, and model their data in a visual way. Results will be presented in an interactive report. SAS Visual Analytics and SAS Visual Statistics are the tools that are used in the training. This fast track combines the courses SAS Visual Analytics 1 for SAS Viya: Basics, SAS Visual Analytics 2 for SAS Viya: Advanced, and SAS Visual Statistics in SAS Viya: Interactive Model Building.

    1 Beginner Live Web Classroom
    SAS Visual Analytics 7.5 for SAS9: Fast Track
    This course describes data preparation (including advanced features), data discovery, analytics, and report creation in SAS Visual Analytics.

    1 Beginner Classroom Live Web Classroom
    SAS Visual Analytics for SAS Viya: Fast Track
    This course describes data preparation (including advanced features), data discovery, analytics, and report creation in SAS Visual Analytics.

    1 Beginner Classroom Live Web Classroom
    SAS Viya Overview
    This course provides an introduction to the applications in SAS Viya and discusses how each application is used in each phase of the SAS Analytics Life Cycle: Data, Discovery, Deployment, and Orchestration.

    1 Beginner e-Learning
    SAS Visual Analytics 1 for SAS9: Basics
    This course provides an introduction to data preparation, data discovery, and report creation in SAS Visual Analytics.
    • Classroom and Live Web students can purchase an additional 15 hours of Virtual Lab time to practice after the class.

    The self-study e-learning includes:

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

    1 Beginner Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
    SAS Visual Analytics 1 for SAS Viya: Basics
    This course provides an introduction to data preparation, data discovery, and report creation in SAS Visual Analytics.

    1 Beginner Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
    SAS Visual Analytics: Transitioning from SAS 9 to SAS Viya
    This course examines features in SAS Visual Analytics 8.5 and shows how to access the same features in SAS Visual Analytics 2020.1. This course also uses SAS Visual Analytics 2020.1 to illustrate how SAS Visual Analytics Explorer and Designer have been combined in a single application.

    1 Beginner Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
    Data Can Be Beautiful: Crafting a Compelling Story with SAS Visual Analytics
    Do your reports effectively communicate the message you intended? Are your reports aesthetically pleasing? An attractive report does not ensure the accurate delivery of a data story, nor does a logical data story guarantee visual appeal. This course provides guidance for report designers to facilitate the creation of compelling data stories with SAS Visual Analytics. The primary goal of a report is to enable readers to quickly and easily get answers to their questions. Achieving this goal is strongly influenced by the choice of visualizations for the data, the quantity and arrangement of the information that is included, and the use or misuse of color.

    During the morning session tips will be provided on how to express quantitative data using the most appropriate graphs; instructs report designers about the meaning of colors. A thoughtfully designed report can educate the viewer without compromising visual appeal. After the lunch you will learn how to use the SAS Visual Analytics Designer to facilitate the creation of reports that are both informative and beautiful.

    2 Fundamental Classroom
    SAS Visual Analytics for SAS 9: Administering a Non-Distributed Deployment on Windows
    This course teaches you how to administer a SAS Visual Analytics non-distributed environment on Windows.

    2 Fundamental Classroom
    What's New with SAS Cost and Profitability Management 8.1
    This course provides SAS Activity-Based Management 7x users an introduction to SAS Cost and Profitability Management 8.1. It focuses on new technology and features used in this product. Topics such as model storage, modeling changes, and the connection to SAS Visual Analytics are discussed. This is intended to be an introductory class only.

    The self-study e-learning includes:

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

    2 Fundamental e-Learning
    SAS Visual Analytics in SAS Viya: Fast Track
    This course provides an introduction and advanced features to data preparation, data discovery, and report creation in SAS Visual Analytics.

    3 Intermediate Classroom
    SAS Visual Analytics for SAS 9: Administering a Distributed Deployment
    This course teaches how to administer a SAS Visual Analytics environment deployed on Linux.

    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 Visual Analytics 2 for SAS9: Advanced
    This course describes advanced features of data preparation, analytics, and report creation in SAS Visual Analytics.

    4 Expert Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning
    SAS Visual Analytics 2 for SAS Viya: Advanced
    This course describes advanced features of data preparation, analytics, and report creation in SAS Visual Analytics.

    4 Expert Classroom Live Web Classroom e-Learning