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Advanced SAS (Statistical Analysis System) training helps the Participants to explore indepth knowledge of SAS & Data Analyts. It represents the upper class of SAS programmers who demonstrate a high level of proficiency in SAS programming. This training will takes you to the higher level of data analysis helping enterprises in taking advantage of business intelligence.
This Business Analyst course is divided into three sections:
2. SAS Macro Language
3. SAS Programming

Our Advanced SAS Training will have the below process:

  • Write SAS SQL code
  • Use SAS macro language facility
  • Use DATA step programming statements and SQL interfaces
  • Use efficiency techniques to control I/O processing and memory.
  • using advanced DATA step programming statements and efficiency techniques to solve complex problems
  • writing and interpreting SAS SQL code
  • creating and using the SAS MACRO facility.

Croma Campus – Advanced SAS Training Map

Advenced SAS Trainig Program
Advanced SAS 1. Tech & Efficiencies2. SQL3. Macros
SAS Global Certification program(SAS Advanced – A00-212) SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9 Credential
*For B.Tech/MCA Industrial Training: Project Synopsis/Project for College Submission/Industrial Training Certificate.

Part 1: Advance SAS (Tech & Efficiencies)

Controlling I/O Processing and Memory

  • Controlling I/O
  • Controlling data set size
  • Compressing SAS data sets
  • Controlling memory
  • Controlling the page size and the number of available buffers

Accessing Observations

  • Creating and using an index
  • Creating a sample data set

Introduction to Lookup Techniques

  • Introduction to lookup techniques
  • In-memory lookup techniques
  • Disk storage techniques

Creating and Using Formats

  • Using formats as lookup tables
  • Using a picture format

Combining Data Horizontally

  • DATA step merges and SQL procedure joins
  • Using an index to combine data
  • Combining summary and detail data
  • Combining data conditionally

Part 2:Advance SAS (SQL)

Basic Queries

  • Overview of the SQL procedure
  • Specifying columns
  • Specifying rows

Displaying Query Results

  • Presenting data
  • Summarizing data

SQL Joins

  • Introduction to SQL joins
  • Complex SQL joins

Set Operators

  • Introduction to set operators
  • The EXCEPT operator
  • The INTERSECT operator
  • The UNION operator
  •  The OUTER UNION operator

Creating Tables and Views

  • Creating views with the SQL procedure
  • Creating tables with the SQL procedure

Additional SQL Procedure Features

  • Setting SQL procedure options
  • Dictionary tables and views

Managing Tables

  • Introduction to indexes
  • Creating indexes
  • Maintaining tables

Accessing Relational Databases

  • LIBNAME access to DBMS data
  • Executing DBMS-specific SQL using the SQL Pass-Through Facility

Part 3: Advance SAS (Macros)

Introduction to the Macro Facility

  • Course logistics
  • Purpose of the macro facility
  • Program flow

Macro Variables

  • Introduction to macro variables
  • Automatic macro variables
  • Macro variable references
  • User-defined macro variable
  • Delimiting macro variable names
  • Macro functions

Macro Definition

  • Defining and calling a macro
  • Macro parameters
  • Macro storage

DATA Step and SQL Interfaces

  • Creating macro variables in the DATA step
  • Indirect references to macro variables
  • Retrieving macro variables in the DATA step
  • Creating macro variables in SQL

Macro Programs

  • Conditional processing
  • Parameter validation
  • Iterative processing
  • Global and local symbol tables
  • SAS Global Certification program(A00-212)

    SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9 Credential



    SAS Certified Advanced Programmer Exam :
    • Number of Questions: 60-65
    • Item Types: multiple-choice & short-answer questions
    • Exam time: 120 Mins.
    • Passing score: 65%
    • Price: $180 USD

    SAS–A00-212 (Exam Sections and Blueprint)

    Section #: 01 - Accessing Data Using SQL
    • Generate detail reports by working with a single table, joining tables, or using set operators in the SQL procedure.
    • Generate summary reports by working with a single table, joining tables, or using set operators in the SQL procedure.
    • Construct sub-queries and in-line views within an SQL procedure step.
    • Compare solving a problem using the SQL procedure versus using traditional SAS programming techniques.
    • Access Dictionary Tables using the SQL procedure.
    Section #: 02 - Macro Processing
    • Create and use user-defined and automatic macro variables within the SAS Macro Language.
    • Automate programs by defining and calling macros using the SAS Macro Language.
    • Understand the use of macro functions.
    • Use various system options that are available for macro debugging and displaying values of user-defined and automatic macro variables in the SAS log.
    • Create data-driven programs using SAS Macro Language.
    • Advanced Programming Techniques
    • Demonstrate the use of advanced data look-up techniques such as array processing, hash objects, formats, and combining/merging data.
    • Reduce computing resource requirements by controlling the space required to store SAS data sets using compression techniques, length statements, or eliminating variables and observations.
    • Develop SAS programs which incorporate data step views and use the FCMP procedure.
    • Perform effective benchmarking by using the appropriate SAS System options and interpreting the resulting resource utilization statistics.
    • Identify appropriate applications for using indexes and create them using the DATA step, the DATASETS procedure, or the SQL procedure.
    • Compare techniques to eliminate duplicate data using the DATA step, the SORT procedure, and the SQL procedure.

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All training courses offered by us are through IT Professional with 10+ years of experience. Freshers/College Students/Professionals(IT & Non-IT) can spot the quality of training by attending one lecture. Hence, we provide one free demo class to all our trainees so that they can judge on their own.


No, you don’t have to pay anything to attend the demo class. You are required to pay the training fee after free demo only if you are fully satisfied and want to continue the training.


To register for free demo, visit our campus or call our counsellors on the numbers given on contact us page.


Yes, all the trainees shall work on live projects provided by Croma Campus after completing their training part.


You will never lose any lecture. You can choose either of the two options:
View the recorded session of the class available in your LMS.
You can attend the missed session, in any other live batch.

Please note, access to the course material will be available for lifetime once you have enrolled into the course.


Yes, Training certificate & Project completion will be issued by Croma Campus(ISO 9001-2000 Certified Training Center)


Yes, Croma Campus conduct special training programs on week end for college students throughout the year.


Croma Campus is the largest education company and lots of recruitment firms contacts us for our students profiles from time to time. Since there is a big demand for this skill, we help our certified students get connected to prospective employers. We also help our customers prepare their resumes, work on real life projects and provide assistance for interview preparation. Having said that, please understand that we don’t guarantee any placements however if you go through the course diligently and complete the project you will have a very good hands on experience to work on a Live project.


Yes, Course Fee can be paid in two equal installments with prior Approval.


Yes, Croma Campus offer various group or special discounts.


No, Lab is open from 8 A.M. to 8 P.M. seven days a week. This time can be extended upto 11 PM if need arises.


Yes, students can take breaks during their exams and can resume it later without paying any fee. Apart from this, Students can attend batches for revision even after completion of their courses.


Batch strength differ from technology to technology. Minimum batch strength at Croma Campus is 10 and maximum batch strength is 30.

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