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Free workshops

Workshops designed to empower educators and students.

Learn something new or level up existing skills.

Whether you’re an educator looking to sharpen your skills and teach SAS or a student eager to develop
in-demand skills, our interactive workshops offer everything you need.

Benefits for All Attendees

  • Free sessions throughout the year. We keep your time and budget constraints in mind by providing free sessions of varying lengths that accommodate your academic schedule.
  • Training on a variety of topics. From predictive modeling to machine learning, you’ll stay on top of the latest technologies and learn today's most valuable skills.
  • Instructor interaction.  Our live web courses offer all the benefits of classroom training without leaving your home or office. Interact with instructors who are industry experts.

Exclusive Benefits for Educators

  • Free course materials. You’ll get PowerPoint slides, course notes and data sets you can use in your own classroom. Access resources via the SAS Educator Portal.
  • Curriculum assistance. We'll help you develop both graduate and undergraduate courses. Plans are intended to encompass one semester of teaching (equivalent to four credit hours; three lecture hours per week plus a weekly lab).

How to Register:

Choose your workshop and enroll

  • Every workshop enrollment opens in a new tab so you can add additional workshops if needed.
  • Be sure workshop selections do not overlap as there are simultaneous tracks.

Sign in with your SAS profile

  • Your SAS profile must use your academic email to process your registration and access course materials in SAS Skill Builder for Students or the SAS Educator Portal.
  • Priority is given to first-time registrants, so seats are not guaranteed.
  • Courses fill quickly, but new workshops are added regularly.

Save the date and join us in class

  • Upon checkout, look for an email that confirms processing of your registration request.  
  • Next, you'll get an email notifying you that you're enrolled in a course, or waitlisted.
  • If you're waitlisted, a follow-up email will confirm when a seat is available, moving you from waitlisted to enrolled.

Featured Workshop

Educators: Join us this summer for a week of virtual learning

From July 22-25, learn from SAS experts and educator peers about the latest in AI and analytics education. SAS Educate is free for faculty.

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Skills-Focused Workshops

Your SAS profile must use your academic email to process your registration and access your course materials.

SAS Certification Mini Courses

Prove your analytics skills to employers with a SAS certification! We'll dive into ten SAS certification exams over the course of five weeks. Each session will provide an overview of free certification prep materials available in both the SAS Educator Portal and the SAS Skill Builder for Students, including comprehensive course materials and a practice exam.

Your SAS profile must use your academic email to process your registration and access your course materials.

September 6
1-3:30pm EDT

SAS Viya Programming Certifications

SAS Certified Associate: Programming Fundamentals Using SAS Viya
Learn how to work with data tables and SAS procedures using Cloud Analytics Services (CAS),  the cloud-based run-time environment for SAS Viya software.

SAS Certified Specialist: Intermediate Programming Using SAS Viya

Continue your learning with CAS to explore how to write CAS language (CASL) programs to access, explore, prepare and analyze big data with SAS Viya software.
Enroll now
Registration closes September 5 at 12:30 pm EDT

September 13
1-3:30pm EDT

SAS 9.4 Programming Certifications

SAS Certified Associate: Programming Fundamentals Using SAS 9.4
Demonstrate the fundamentals of using SAS programming to manipulate datasets and produce reports via a multiple-choice exam. This is a great place for students to start!

SAS Certified Specialist: Base Programming Using SAS 9.4
Demonstrate mastery of data manipulation using SAS programming via a performance-based exam.

SAS Certified Professional: Advanced Programming Using SAS 9.4
Solve complex data manipulation problems using advanced SAS programming techniques, SQL, and the SAS macro language.

Enroll now
Registration closes September 12 at 12:30 pm EDT

September 20
1-3:30pm EDT

SAS Viya Visual Analytics Certification

SAS Certified Specialist: Visual Business Analytics Using SAS Viya
Analyze and manipulate data and create reports and dashboards using SAS Visual Analytics.

Enroll now
Registration closes September 19 at 12:30 pm EDT

September 27
1-3:30pm EDT

SAS 9.4 Advanced Analytics Certification

SAS Certified Statistical Business Analyst: Regression and Modeling
Demonstrate proficiency in both statistical inference and predictive modeling using SAS programming.

Enroll now
Registration closes September 26 at 12:30 pm EDT

October 4
1-3:30pm EDT

SAS Viya Advanced Analytics Certifications

SAS Certified Associate: Modeling Using SAS Visual Statistics
Fit predictive regression models for a variety of business use cases using SAS Visual Statistics.

SAS Certified Associate: Applied Statistics for Machine Learning
Learn the statistical background necessary for fitting machine learning models with SAS Viya. Concepts are illustrated with SAS Studio software.

SAS Certified Specialist: Machine Learning Using SAS Viya
Prepare, develop, compare, and deploy advanced analytics models using model pipelines in SAS Model Studio in SAS Viya.

Enroll now
Registration closes October 3 at 12:30 pm EDT

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