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Forecasting and Optimization Specialist

Exam Content Guide

Below we provide a list of the objectives that will be tested on the exam.
For more specific details about each objective download the complete exam content guide.

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Data Visualization (18%)

  • Create project and load data
  • Visualize data using attribute variables

Pipeline Modeling (26%)

  • Model using a pipeline
  • Determine the champion models
  • Judge model accuracy using accuracy statistics

Hierarchical Forecasting (18%)

  • Generate a forecast using data with a hierarchical structure
  • Use Time Series data creation options
  • Implement a hierarchical model or combined model

Post-Forecasting Functionality (12%)

  • Implement an override on a forecast in SAS Model Studio
  • Export a forecast

Optimization (26%)

  • Optimize using Linear Programming
  • Optimize using Nonlinear Programming
  • Optimize using Mixed Integer Linear programming

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