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Quantitative Data Management and Analysis with SAS Course

By: Foscore Development Center

Kenya

05 - 09 Sep, 2022  5 days

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USD 1,000

Venue: Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi

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Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya 28 Nov - 02 Dec, 2022 USD1000

SAS refers to statistical software which is used in the management of data, analysis, and graphics. It comprises of advanced functions which includes forecasting, survival analysis, data analysis, and time series analysis and survey methods. It can be utilized via graphical interface using very intuitive language. It benefits from the active user community which gives its support on a dedicated mailing.

Who Should Attend?

  • Statistician, analyst, or a budding data scientist and beginners who want to learn how to analyse data with SAS
  • Research Design, Analysis and Interpretation
  • Understand the entire workflow from a high-level perspective
  • Learn the SAS basic to advance to build-up solid understanding of SAS technical skills
  • Learn to accomplish a task with various SAS techniques
  • Learn step-by-step statistical analysis from descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing to linear regression
  • Learn data importing with different techniques for various type of data
  • Use many important functions to make SAS programming
  • Learn the important concepts of meta data: formats and informants, labels, lengths, etc.
  • Learn the manipulation techniques to prepare the data and make the data analysis-ready
  • Perform dataset manipulations: sub setting, transposition, etc.
  • Learn how to properly interpret the results from statistical analyses

Module 1: Research Design, Analysis and interpretation

  • Introduction to Research and the Research Process
  • Problem Definition
  • Research Design and Secondary Data Sources
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Descriptive Research Design and Observation
  • Causal Research Design
  • Measurement, Scaling and Sampling
  • Data Preparation and Analysis Strategy
  • Hypothesis testing, Frequencies and Cross-tabulation
  • Testing for Significant Differences – t-test/ANOVA
  • Testing for Association – Correlation and Regression

Module 2: Understanding the Workflow

  • The Workflow
  • SAS Basics
  • Data Importing - Instream data and Proc Import
  • Import Wizard for SAS 9.x
  • Data Importing in SAS Studio
  • Bring in Data from Pre-existing SAS Dataset and Create Permanent Dataset
  • Data importing - excel data

Module 3: Data Manipulation - Naming Convention and IF THEN/ELSE Statement

  • Naming Convention and Variable Types
  • IF THEN/ELSE Statement
  • Keep and Drop Variables
  • Data Manipulation - SAS Functions and DO Loop
  • SAS Functions
  • DO Loop
  • Dataset Manipulation - Subset and Append
  • Use WHERE statement to subset data
  • Concatenation (Append)

Module 4: Dataset Manipulation - Merge and Transposition

  • Merge
  • Merge two datasets into a single dataset
  • Project part 3: Merge two datasets
  • Transpose
  • A comprehensive task using several techniques to subset, transpose data

Module 5: Descriptive Statistics - Frequency and Univariate Analysis

  • Explore the Data Using PROC PRINT and CONTENTS Procedures
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Calculate the mean of the sample
  • PROC FREQ

Module 6: Perform descriptive statistical analysis

  • One, Two Sample T-Test and ANOVA
  • One Sample T-Test
  • Two Sample T-Test
  • Two Sample T-Test and paired T-Test
  • Sample ANOVA
  • Non-parametric Analysis

Module 7: Linear Regression - Predicting the Outcome

  • Linear Regression
  • Use Linear Regression model to predict the MSRP
  • Dummy Variable
  • Include some categorical variables into the model

Module 8: Report writing for surveys, data dissemination, demand and use

  • Writing a report from survey data
  • Communication and dissemination strategy
  • Context of Decision Making
  • Improving data use in decision making
  • Culture Change and Change Management
  • Preparing a report for the survey, a communication and dissemination plan and a demand and use strategy.
  • Presentations and joint action planning

General Notes

  • All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs
  • Course duration is flexible, and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
  • Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10years of experience.
  • One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi Sep 05 - 09 Sep, 2022
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya 28 Nov - 02 Dec, 2022

Registration: 09:00:am - 04:30:am

USD 1,000.00
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Jackson Munene +254 712260031

A discount of 10% to 50& for a group of more than two
Foscore Development Center

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