SAS® Visual Business Analytics Specialist

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SAS® Certified Specialist: Visual Business Analytics Using SAS® Viya®

Add and manipulate data items within SAS Visual Analytics.

Analyze data with SAS Visual Analytics.

Design reports using SAS Visual Analytics.

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Exam Details & Instructions


These objectives will be tested on the exam. For more information about each objective, download the complete exam content guide.

  • 20% - 25% – Data sources & Data items.
  • 30% - 35% – Analyze Data.
  • 45% - 50% – Build Reports.



SAS® Visual Analytics Using SAS® Viya®

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  • This exam is administered by SAS and Pearson VUE.
  • 50-55 multiple-choice and short-answer questions.
  • 100 minutes to complete exam.
  • Passing score is 67%.
  • Certification Expires after 5 years.
  • Experience with SAS Visual Analytics on either the SAS Viya platform or the SAS 9.4 platform is acceptable for your exam preparation.


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SAS® Visual Analytics 1 for SAS® Viya®: Basics

This course provides an introduction to data preparation, data discovery, and report creation in SAS Visual Analytics.


SAS® Visual Analytics 2 for SAS® Viya®: Advanced

This course describes advanced features of data preparation, analytics, and report creation in SAS Visual Analytics.

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