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SAS(R) Academy for Data Science: Advanced Analytics

  • Tuition USD $9,000 GSA  $8,161.21
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 1963 Ratings
  • Course Code SADS2
  • Duration 30 days
  • Available Formats Classroom
The SAS Certified Advanced Analytics Professional program represents Level 2 of the SAS Academy for Data Science. Students learn a variety of machine learning and predictive modeling techniques as well as how to apply the techniques to big distributed and in-memory data sets. Students also learn about experimentation in business, optimization, and time series forecasting.

The coursework, hands-on practice, and projects help prepare students for the three exams needed to become a SAS Certified Advanced Analytics Professional.

Skills Gained

  • apply machine learning and predictive modeling techniques to big distributed and in-memory data sets
  • detect patterns in your data
  • set up and run business experiments
  • optimize your data
  • use time-series forecasting techniques
  • effectively communicate results and recommendations to executive-level management.

Who Can Benefit

  • Individuals with a least six months of programming experience in SAS or another programming language and at least six months of experience using mathematics, statistics, or both in a business environment

Prerequisites

  • To enroll in the advanced analytics certification program, you need at least six months of programming experience in SAS or another programming language and at least six months of experience using mathematics or statistics (or both) in a business environment. A master's degree or higher in a quantitative or technical field is recommended but not required. We also recommend that you first complete the Statistics 1: Introduction to ANOVA, Regression, and Logistic Regression course, which is available as an instructor-led or free online e-learning course.

Course Details

The curriculum includes the following courses:

  • Applied Analytics Using SAS® Enterprise Miner™
  • Neural Network Modeling
  • Communicating Technical Findings with a Non-Technical Audience
  • Predictive Modeling Using Logistic Regression
  • Data Mining Techniques: Predictive Analytics on Big Data
  • Using SAS® to Put Open Source Models into Production
  • Text Analytics Using SAS® Text Miner
  • Time Series Modeling Essentials
  • Experimentation in Data Science
  • Optimization Concepts for Data Science

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Instructions were clear, lab exercises were pertinent and self-explanatory, topic was thoroughly covered in the presented course material.

You do a great job keeping your partners informed of learning opportunities. Greatly appreciated!

So far I have been very pleased with the quality and the content of the instruction. This is my second course.

Warm greeting and excellent help. The eating area is always clean and well stocked

The course is well organized, and I would recommend it. The cadence can be faster.

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