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SAS(R) Enterprise Guide(R) for Experienced SAS(R) Programmers

  • Tuition USD $975
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4749 Ratings
  • Course Code EGSP82
  • Duration 1.5 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual
This course introduces experienced SAS programmers to SAS Enterprise Guide. SAS Enterprise Guide is an interface that enables users to write and submit code, as well as to use point-and-click tasks to generate queries, reports, and graphics.

The e-learning includes practice data and exercises.

Skills Gained

  • Use the SAS Enterprise Guide Program Editor to write, edit, and submit SAS programs.
  • Create a SAS Enterprise Guide project to collect and organize multiple SAS programs, logs, and results.
  • Convert programs designed to run in a different SAS environment to a new SAS Enterprise Guide environment.
  • Use the DATA step debugger to identify and correct logic errors.
  • Maintain a Program History to record changes and authors for multiple versions of a program.
  • Generate SAS code with point-and-click tasks and wizards to create queries, reports, and graphics.
  • Customize results created in SAS Enterprise Guide.

Who Can Benefit

  • Experienced SAS programmers who want to learn the intricacies of using SAS Enterprise Guide as a primary programming interface, as well as generating SAS code through point-and-click tasks and wizards


  • Before attending this course, you should have taken SAS® Programming 1: Essentials or have equivalent experience. You are encouraged but not required to take SAS® Programming 2: Data Manipulation Techniques or have equivalent experience. Students should have little or no prior exposure to SAS Enterprise Guide.

Course Details

Getting Started

  • Introducing SAS Enterprise Guide.
  • Course overview and logistics.

Writing SAS Programs

  • Navigating the SAS Enterprise Guide programming environment.
  • Building a SAS Enterprise Guide project.
  • Exploring features of the SAS Enterprise Guide Program Editor.
  • Using supplemental programming tools.
  • Converting programs to SAS Enterprise Guide.

Maintaining SAS Programs and Customizing Output

  • Controlling output.
  • Maintaining program history.
  • Prompting in SAS programs.
  • Organizing projects.

Generating SAS Code with Tasks

  • Introduction to tasks.
  • Creating a bar chart and inserting custom code.
  • Creating a summary table and extracting task code.
  • Querying and exploring data.

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.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

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