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Quantitative Data Management and Analysis with SAS Workshop

By: Skills for Africa Training Institute

Kenya

12 - 16 Aug, 2024  5 days

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USD 1,500

Venue: Nairobi

Other Dates

Venue Date Fee  
Nairobi, Kenya 09 - 13 Sep, 2024 USD1500
Kigali, Rwanda 14 - 18 Oct, 2024 USD2950
Mombasa, Kenya 11 - 15 Nov, 2024 USD1500
Nairobi, Kenya 09 - 13 Dec, 2024 USD1500

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.

Course Objectives

At the end of course participants should be able to:

  • Understand the entire workflow from a high-level perspective.
  • Learn the SAS basic to advance to buildup 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 informats, 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.

Duration:       5 Days

Who Should Attend

The course targets Statistician, analyst, or a budding data scientist and beginners who want to learn how to analyze data with SAS.

Course Content

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 6: 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 7: 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 8: Linear Regression - Predicting the Outcome

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

General Notes

  • This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group work and case studies.
  • Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.
  • Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.
Nairobi Aug 12 - 16 Aug, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 09 - 13 Sep, 2024
Kigali, Rwanda 14 - 18 Oct, 2024
Mombasa, Kenya 11 - 15 Nov, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 09 - 13 Dec, 2024

Class Session: 08:00:am - 04:00:am

USD 1,500.00(Mombasa)
USD 1,500.00(Nairobi)
USD 2,950.00(Kigali)
USD 4,500.00(Dubai)
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