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Intermediate Level
Approx. 24 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Overview and Data Setup

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 1 min), 4 readings
2 videos
Practicing in This Course35s
4 readings
Learner Prerequisites10m
Choosing and Setting Up SAS Software for this Course10m
Follow These Instructions to Set Up Data for This Course (REQUIRED)30m
Using Forums and Getting Help10m
3 hours to complete

Controlling DATA Step Processing

3 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 24 min), 1 reading, 9 quizzes
14 videos
DATA Step Review30s
DATA Step Processing55s
DATA Step Processing: Compilation3m
DATA Step Processing: Execution1m
Demo: DATA Step Processing in Action6m
Viewing Execution in the Log1m
Controlling DATA Step Processing1m
Implicit and Explicit Output1m
Sending Output to Multiple Tables26s
Demo: Directing Row Output3m
Controlling Column Output30s
Demo: Directing Column Output3m
Columns in the PDV36s
1 reading
Syntax Review10m
9 practice exercises
Activity 1.0110m
Activity 1.0210m
Practice: Using PUTLOG Statements to Examine Execution Steps20m
Activity 1.0310m
Activity 1.0410m
Question 1.055m
Level 1 Practice: Conditionally Creating Multiple Output Tables20m
Level 2 Practice: Conditionally Creating Columns and Output Tables20m
Controlling DATA Step Processing30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Summarizing Data

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 19 min), 1 reading, 11 quizzes
10 videos
Demo: Creating an Accumulating Column3m
Retaining Values in the PDV1m
Using the Sum Statement58s
Answering Questions about Groups42s
Processing Sorted Data in Groups1m
Demo: Identifying the First and Last Row in Each Group4m
Subsetting Rows in the Execution Phase2m
Demo: Creating an Accumulating Column within Groups2m
Using Multiple BY Columns1m
1 reading
Syntax Review10m
11 practice exercises
Activity 2.0110m
Question 2.025m
Level 1 Practice: Producing a Running Total20m
Level 2 Practice: Producing Multiple Totals20m
Activity 2.0310m
Activity 2.0410m
Activity 2.0510m
Question 2.065m
Level 1 Practice: Generating an Accumulating Column within Groups20m
Level 2 Practice: Generating an Accumulating Column within Multiple Groups20m
Summarizing Data30m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Manipulating Data with Functions

5 hours to complete
24 videos (Total 40 min), 5 readings, 18 quizzes
24 videos
Review of Functions44s
Specifying Columns Lists1m
Using a CALL Routine to Modify Data1m
Using Numeric Functions1m
Demo: Using Numeric Functions2m
SAS Date, Datetime, and Time Values53s
Extracting Data from a Datetime Value30s
Calculating Date Intervals2m
Shifting Date Values50s
Demo: Shifting Date Values Based on an Interval3m
Useful Character Functions53s
Extracting Words from a String58s
Demo: Using Character Functions to Extract Words from a String3m
Searching for Character Strings51s
Replacing Character Strings27s
Handling Column Type35s
Converting Column Type1m
Converting Character Values to Numeric Values1m
Using a Generic Informat to Read Dates1m
Converting the Type of an Existing Column1m
Converting Numeric Values to Character Values1m
Demo: Using the INPUT Function to Convert Column Types7m
Demo: Using the PUT Function to Convert Column Types3m
5 readings
Using Numeric Functions to Change Precision10m
Removing Characters from a String10m
Identifying Character Positions10m
Building Character Strings10m
Syntax Review10m
18 practice exercises
Activity 3.0110m
Activity 3.0210m
Activity 3.0310m
Activity 3.0410m
Question 3.055m
Level 1 Practice: Using the LARGEST and ROUND Functions20m
Level 2 Practice: Working with Date/Time Values20m
Activity 3.0610m
Activity 3.0710m
Activity 3.0810m
Activity 3.0910m
Level 1 Practice: Using the SCAN and PROPCASE Functions20m
Level 2 Practice: Searching for Character Strings20m
Activity 3.1010m
Activity 3.1110m
Question 3.125m
Activity 3.1310m
Manipulating Data with Functions30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Creating and Using Custom Formats

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 16 min), 1 reading, 10 quizzes
8 videos
Formatting Data Values29s
Creating and Applying a Custom Format2m
Using Ranges1m
Demo: Creating and Using Custom Formats3m
Reading a Table of Values for a Format2m
Demo: Creating Custom Formats from Tables4m
Storing Custom Formats1m
1 reading
Syntax Review10m
10 practice exercises
Activity 4.0110m
Activity 4.0210m
Activity 4.0310m
Level 1 Practice: Creating Custom Formats Based on Single Values20m
Level 2 Practice: Creating Custom Formats Based on a Range of Values20m
Activity 4.0410m
Activity 4.0510m
Level 1 Practice: Creating a Custom Format from a Table20m
Level 2 Practice: Using Conditional Processing to Create a Format from a Table20m
Creating and Using Custom Formats30m

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