SAS® Certified Specialist: Forecasting and Optimization Using SAS® Viya

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SAS Certified Specialist: Forecasting and Optimization Using SAS Viya

Data visualization

Pipeline modeling

Hierarchical forecasting

Post-forecasting functionality


Exam Details & Instructions


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

  • 15-20% - Data visualization
  • 25-30% - Pipeline modeling
  • 15-20% - Hierarchical forecasting
  • 10-15% - Post-forecasting functionality
  • 25-30% - Optimization


SAS Viya Forecasting and Optimization

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  • This exam is administered by SAS and Pearson VUE.
  • 50 multiple choice and short-answer questions.
  • 90 minutes to complete exam.
  • Passing score is 68%.
  • Certification expires after 5 years.
  • This exam is based on SAS Viya 4.0.


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Forecasting Using Model Studio in SAS Viya

Forecasting functionality in Model Studio, a component of SAS Viya.


Optimization Concepts for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

Linear, nonlinear, and mixed integer linear optimization concepts in SAS Viya.

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