What is Data Science
Data Science has becoming the most upcoming field in the 21st century and it has millions of job openings. Companies have moved towards digital enterprise in the past few years. This has led to the increased flow of data into an organization. As a result companies are in need of skilled persons to manage and leverage these data and turn it into a profitable asset for the business. In order to make yourself more competent get a data science certification and make your profile stand ahead of the other data scientists.
Why Certified Data Science
Certified data science course will help to improve your knowledge, start your career and increase your revenue. This course will help you to analyze data to gain better knowledge, develop new strategies and prepare actionable business intelligence.
At the end of this course you will be able to
- Describe the stages of analytics life cycle
- Use a variety of statistical tools and techniques to analyze data
- Use such tools to explore data
- Design, model and manage databases in an effective way
- Deliver new insights and competitive intelligence
- Use the SAS software with ease
Pre Requisites for taking this course
To enroll in this course you should have some basic knowledge of statistics and programming. Individuals with good mathematical skills can find the course more interesting.
Target audience for this course
This certification course is for those who want to learn the advanced knowledge and skills which are needed to work as a data scientist. This course is also useful for professionals from different fields who are seeking a way to leverage the massive amount of data that they collect. Others who could be benefited from this course includes data analysts, data engineers, computer scientists, database administrators and statisticians.
Section 1 : Analytics Using Excel
Introduction to the Course MS Excel 2010 Advanced
This chapter will provide a brief introduction about Microsoft Excel 2010 advanced
Office Button and Paste Function
This section gives you step by step procedure of using the paste function in MS Excel and it also lets you know the various other paste options.
Sparklines, Custom Ribbons and Screenshots
This section explains what is sparklines, ribbons and how to take screenshots along with examples.
Conditional Formatting and Equation Editor
Lets you learn how to use the new equation editing tool in Excel 2010 and highlight the cells using conditional formatting.
Here you can learn the step by step procedure of using the paste special option in Excel 2010.
Logical functions – IF AND OR
This topic lets you learn how to use Excel’s logical functions IF, AND and OR with few examples.
Arithmetic functions MAX MIN ABS etc
In this chapter you will be learning how to use the mathematical functions in Excel 2010.
COUNT COUNTIF COUNTA COUNTBLANK
This topic will explain all the different count function in Excel the purpose of it along with their specific criteria and examples for each.
Cell Information – IFERROR ISBLANK etc
Here you will learn what is IFERROR, ISBLANK formula is, its syntax, how does it work in Excel 2010 and the examples.
This section explains the formula syntax and usage of the CHOOSE function in Microsoft Excel.
In this you will understand how to use Excel’s VLOOKUP function with example
This section describes the formula syntax and usage of the HLOOKUP function in Excel with examples.
MATCH & INDEX
This chapter will help you to understand the basics of MATCH and INDEX function in Excel, how and where to use it and how to use MATCH and INDEX function in place of VLOOKUP function.
Database functions – DSUM DAVERAGE DCOUNT
This section explains the more complex versions of the basic SUM functions and helps you to learn how to use Excel D functions with few examples.
OFFSET Function- Understanding basics
This chapter explains how to use the OFFSET function to return the value of a cell in excel and a basic understanding of it.
OFFSET Function – Dynamic nature
This lets you learn how to create and use dynamic range names in Excel using the OFFSET function
Here you can understand the formula syntax and usage of the FORECAST function in excel along with its function.
One Dimensional Data Tables
In this chapter you will learn how to create a one variable data table in Excel 2010 with sample values
Two dimensional Data Tables
This section will make you understand how to use two variable data table in Excel 2010.
This chapter gives a brief introduction about the tool called Solver in Excel 2010 and the step by step procedure to use this tool
Here you will understand what is Goal Seek feature in Excel 2010 and using What if analysis command in Excel.
Array Function – Introduction
This section gives a quick introduction to arrays and array formulas in Excel 2010
Array Function – Row and Columns
Under this section you will learn the array function with examples in detail.
Array Function – TRANSPOSE
This section gives you the detail of array formula “TRANSPOSE” in detail and how to use it in Excel 2010.
Array Function – FREQUENCY
This explains how to calculate the frequency distributions in Excel 2010
PROPER UPPER LOWER LEFT RIGHT MID
This chapter is a quick guide on how to use various text related functions like PROPER UPPER LOWER LEFT RIGHT MID in Excel 2010
FIND CLEAN REPT CONCATENATE
Explains these text functions in detail along with examples
This section explains how to create or delete a pivot table in Excel
Pivot Table Filter – Slicer
This chapter explains how to use Slicer to filter Pivot table data in Excel 2010.
Under this section you will learn how to produce a pivot chart report in Excel 2010.
Naming Dynamic Ranges
This section will help you in creating and checking dynamic named ranges using OFFSET function in Excel 2010
Naming a Cell and a Range
In this section you will learn how to name a cell or a cell range in Excel 2010 with example.
This lets you know how to use auditing toolbar to investigate spreadsheets in Excel
Here you can learn how to use watch window to inspect, audit or confirm formula calculations and results in larger worksheet
Group Boxes and Options Button
This is an tutorial on how to add group box or a frame control to a worksheet
This topic lets you to learn how to create and use a check box in worksheet. It also lets you to know how to insert multiple check boxes
List Boxes and Combo Boxes
In this section you will learn how to use list box and combo box in a worksheet in Excel 2010
Scroll Bar and Spinners
This topic lets you learn how to add a scroll bar or a spin button to a worksheet in Excel
Text to Columns
You can learn how to use combinations of text functions to extract from one cell and copy it into other cells
In this chapter we will learn the step by step process to group and ungroup worksheets in Excel 2010
This chapter tells you how to use SUBTOTAL function syntax in Excel and mentions its arguments
Here we will learn how to use and stop automatics hyperlinks and how to use special characters in hyperlinks in Excel 2010
In this section we will see how to add data validation in Excel sheets
This tutorial lets you understand how to use the Excel RAND function with its syntax and few examples
This topic tells you how to use custom view to save specific display settings and filter data and columns
Protecting – Worksheet and Workbook
Here you will learn how to password protect your worksheet or workbook elements
Excel 2010 Sparklines
It explains what is sparklines and how to use them
Range Charts Type 1
In this section you will learn how to create a chart and customize it
Range Charts Type 1- Continued
The various types of charts are explained with examples
Range Charts Area Type 2
This helps you to create type 2 charts and customize it
Range Charts Area Type 2- Continued
Type 2 charts are explained with examples in this section
Creating a budget graph in excel can be learnt in this chapter
Two Axis Graphs
This will show you how to create a two axis graph in Excel 2010
Here you will understand how to evaluate scenarios with Excel using Graphs
Scenario Graphs Continued
The formation of scenario graphs is explained with examples
This section tells you how to add average line chart in excel
Bar to Pie Chart
Lets you learn to create bar and pie charts in Excel 2010
This chapter explains how to create a combination chart and how to represent data in a combination chart
You will know how to use the histogram tool in excel and how to present your data in Histogram
Here you will learn how to change positive numbers into negative in excel and how the negative values can be converted into chart
Gives step by step guide to create a scrolling chart in Excel 2010
Scrolling Chart Continued
Examples of scrolling chart is given in this section
Section 2: Online Business Analytics Using SAS Programming
Introduction to Business Analytics Using SAS
This section gives a brief introduction about business analytics using SAS
Introduction to SAS
Under this section you will learn what is SAS and general information about SAS
This section helps you to learn the new features and functionalities of SAS.
Logic Flow How Data is Convert Data to Information
This section is an introduction to SAS data steps
Overview of SAS Windows
Under this chapter the four main windows of SAS are explained with screenshots
Components of the SAS Language
This gives the introduction to SCL with its statements, functions, CALL routines, operators, expressions and variables
Fundamental of SAS
This chapter contains the overview of the SAS procedures and SAS programming statements.
Data Types in SAS
This section is a guide to basic data types in SAS.
This section is a tutorial on what is SAS library and how to create own SAS library
Introduction to Creating and Reading Internal and External Data Source
Here we will learn how to connect to our data using SAS
Accessing Data from SAS System
This chapter explains the SAS workspace server accessing data over a shared file system
This section helps you to create your agenda using SAS
The SAS System
Helps you to learn the basic SAS and enables you to learn the features.
Reading Raw Data with the Input Statement
Lets you know how to use the INPUT statement in SAS for reading the raw data
Modified List Input
This chapter tells you how to use modified list input in SAS
Important Infile Option
This topic contains the syntax, arguments and details of the Infile option
Use of the Length Statement
Helps to set the Length of the character variable using LENGTH statement
Data Step Processing
Includes the step by step processing of data in SAS
Introduction to Data Validation and Cleaning
This chapter gives an introduction to Data validation and cleaning in SAS
Gives a brief introduction to various SAS operators and functions including arithmetic, comparison, logical operators and other functions.
Addition Controlling Data
This tells you how to manipulate data in SAS
This chapter gives an introduction to SAS formats and informats along with an date example of Informat statement
Introduction to Data Manipulation
This chapter lets you learn about data manipulations and transformations. It also includes creating sub sets of data
The Sum Function
This section lets you know how to use the SUM function in SAS
Creating Variables Conditionally
Here you will learn how to create and recode variables in SAS data file
Using Arrays in SAS
This section serves as an introduction to arrays in SAS, its functions and operators along with examples.
Method of Combining
This section will help you to understand the method for combining SAS data sets
Concatenating with Proc Append Procedure
This chapter serves as a complete guide for the APPEND statement, understanding and using the APPEND procedure.
This chapter shows you how to merge two data sets in SAS and includes one to one merge and one to many merge with examples.
This topic lets you understand about the output delivery system (ODS) in SAS and the ODS RESULTS statement.
This section explains the major objectives of SAS
Introduction to Data Transformation
This topic explains how a new variable is created through data transformation
This chapter explains the basic SAS functions with examples for each. It includes Character function, SUBSTR, Index, numeric, round function, date function and others.
This section contains a lot of multiple choice questions regarding SAS
Introduction to Report Generation
In this chapter you will learn how to generate reports using SAS and what are the commands to be used
SAS System Option
This section explains what you need to know about SAS system option
The Footnote Statement
Under this chapter you will know how to use the Footnote statement in SAS
Assigning Temporary Labels
This section lets you know how to temporarily assign labels and formats within a PROC step
Closing Default Output Destination
Here you will learn how to understand and customize the SAS output
Under this topic you will understand what is a class statement and its variables
Proc Means vs Proc Summary
You will learn the meaning of PROC MEANS and PROC SUMMARY and the differences between the two in this chapter
Producing Frequency Table Using
Here we will learn what command to be used to produce frequency table in SAS
Creating Table and List Format
The step by step procedure in creating various kind of tables and formatting procedure is explained in detail with examples
Creating Tabular Report
In this chapter you will learn what command should be used to produce reports of table in SAS
FAQs General Questions
- What are the career benefits in this course ?
Certified data scientists have a chance to get a higher salary and can have a better growth in their career. Data science jobs are more in demand these days and so there is a tremendous increase in salary for certified data scientists.
- What are the learning benefits of this course from educba ?
People who undertake this course will become an expert in all the basic concepts of SAS and Excel. At the end of this course they will be able to work with SAS and Excel easily and perform it better than before which will help you in taking smart decisions.
This course was very good and helped to learn everything about data science. This is a good course for beginners as well as professionals to learn all the basic concepts of SAS and Excel.
This course is a must for beginners who wanted to become a data scientist or data analyst. The flow of the course is very good. It contains explanations which are easy to understand and also provides many examples for easy learning.
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