Data Science & SAS Certification | Data Science Online Training Course - Imarticus

Certificate in Data Science and SAS

The CDSS (Certificate in Data Science and SAS) program at Imarticus is a comprehensive, 100+ hour classroom training program that provides you with a thorough understanding of Predictive Modeling, along with Base SAS Certification preparation.

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Program Highlights
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Program Highlights
Relevant Curriculum

The program is complete with 100+ hours of classroom training by experienced SAS specialists. The curriculum is divided into two modules, Base SAS and Predictive Analytics, and provides insights into Predictive, Multivariate Analytics, Optimization and Forecasting using advanced statistical models.

Upon successful completion of this program, you will receive the industry endorsed CDSS certification. Additionally, CDSS thoroughly prepares you for clearing two internationally renowned certifications: Base SAS and Predictive Modeling from the SAS Institute.

Industry Connect

The entire program is extremely hands-on, and endorses the use of live cases studies and real-life business problems to deliver learning. Industry data experts advise and mentor students in their journey towards job readiness. Their involvement encompasses curriculum design, guest lectures, knowledge sharing sessions and evaluation of student projects & case studies.

The Imarticus Career Services team provides development and guidance throughout the program, enabling you to unlock career opportunities in Business Analytics. Our counseling and personal development classes include fine-tuning your resume, preparing you for interviews andgiving you unfettered access to our extensive corporate network.

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CDSS (Certificate in Data Science and SAS) program
Why SAS?
Why SAS?
Why SAS?

#1 in Business Analytics

  • SAS is the largest market-share holder in “Advanced Analytics” and accounts for 36.2% of the market (2012).
  • With a 6.9 percent share, it is the fifth largest market-share holder for Business Intelligence (BI) software.
  • SAS was included in the Gartner Leader’s Quadrant for Data Integration Tools and for Business Intelligence and Analytical Platforms.


Market Leader in Analytics

SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and accounts for 36.2 percent of the market as of 2012. It is the 5th largest market-share holder for Business Intelligence (BI) software. Founded more than 36 years ago, SAS is used at more than 60,000 sites in over 135 countries, including 90 of the top 100 companies on the Fortune Global 500® list.


Award Winning

SAS has received multiple awards, such as the Best for Business Analytic Software in Wealth & Finance International’s Finance Awards 2014,and was included in the Gartner Leader’s Quadrant for Data Integration Tools and Analytical Platforms. Also, SAS has been voted Best Analytics Platform in the market by Reference Data Review, the leading publication on data management technology.


An Integrated Analytics Platform

SAS provides an integrated set of software products and services and integrated technologies for information management, advanced Analytics and reporting. This provides users an end-to-end solution across the entire Analytics cycle.


Business Solutions Across Domains

SAS provides unmatched domain specific industry focused Analytics solutions. These domains are Customer Intelligence, Financial Intelligence,Security Intelligence,Governance, Risk & Compliance, Information Management and Risk Management across industries such as Financial Services, Insurance, Government, Health Care, Hospitality, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and Retail.

CDSS Program

In this program, you will learn about basics features of SAS, along with Predictive Modelling and various advanced Analytics techniques. The program is divided into three levels

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Certificate in Data Science and SAS Program
CDSS (Certificate in Data Science and SAS) program - Career Path


New Age Career

Data mining has entered its golden age, and Analytics has emerged as a key strategic technology trend in 2015. Analytics is a critical tool used by organizations to drive key business initiatives, deliver impact across the business continuum, and has become a key competitive advantage. Due to this demand, Analytics has been termed as the Sexiest Job of the 21st Century.


Technical and Domain Expertise

A career in Analytics will equip you with cutting edge technological tools for the entire data lifecycle from basic data reporting to advanced data modelling techniques. You will learn statistical and quantitative techniques applicable across sectors from Financial Services to eCommerce, Market Research, Logistics and much more.


Key Business Insights

As a Data Scientist, you will be involved in the entire life cycle from business problem identification to solution design and development basis data insights and technical expertise. This will give you a birds eye view of the businesses you work with, along with participation in key management decision making.


Fast Track and Specialist Career

This career hones your analytical prowess, critical thinking and problem solving skills while developing specialist skills in various Analytics tool and techniques. Development of these critical skills puts you on a fast-track for various career advancement opportunities.

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CDSS is ideal for:
Recent Graduates and Post Graduates

In any discipline

Job Seekers and Career Changes in the Analytics domain
IT Lateral Movements
Experienced Professionals

Looking to enhance their CV and knowledge

Admission Process:

Imarticus follows a rolling admission process.

There are two ways to enroll

Physical Enrollment

Walk into our Imarticus centers to receive a personal counseling and a profile review session, following which you can register for the CDSS program.

Online Enrollment

Click below, and fill out the required details in order to complete the registration process. You will be contacted within 24 hours with next steps.

CDSS Program
Typical Day
Typical Day
Typical Day
I get ready to start my day in the dynamic and exciting world of Business Analytics. I work as a Data Analyst in a top financial services firm and act as a key resource to my team which manages investigation of past business performance, using data and statistical models, to develop new insights and understanding of future business performance. Our typical day is never typical as one day could be spent on Data Analytics using advanced tools while the other could be doing Predictive Modeling using Linear and Logistic Regression.
10:00 AM
A typical day begins at 10:00 AM with checking up on my mails over the previous day. I received over the previous day. I am currently working with a US Software Giant and am responsible for providing insights to enable marketing for their primary portal. I read the current industry news on our clients.
10:30 AM
I have organized a group meeting to review the project plan. We are going to discuss data preparation and the different analysis to be performed. We revisit the hypothesis that we defined before conducting the survey. The research project is classified into three categories: Data Preparation, Statistical Analysis and Report Preparation and Presentation. Then we set the deadlines for each tasks and start working on that. Normally, it takes 20-30 days for a Market Research Project.
11:30 AM
I meet the Data Preparation team separately. Data Preparation is very critical for any research project as all the insights are based on the scrubbed and filtered data. A small error can skew the finding drastically. All the data preparation is done using SAS. I check the availability of the data sets and perform data quality checks.
1:30 PM
I break for lunch with my colleagues. We chat about the team activities, industry and company updates as well as current affairs.
2:30 PM
I head into a meeting with the project manager who interacts with clients. We have discussed the project plan in details. I take his inputs and make necessary changes in the plan and action accordingly. Then I head into a meeting with the team members to run them through the updated plan. We also discuss the challenges and impact on the deliverables due to these changes.
4:00 PM
Quick Coffee Break
5:00 PM
I have a call with the client to update the project status. I share the data quality checks and analysis deck with them. I also share the built statistical models with them and note down their suggestions for improvement. Finally I send the client an email with timelines for the next set of deliverables.
6:00 PM
I have a call with project representatives in the Australian legal and compliance teams to understand the regulatory requirements related to the project.
7:30 PM
Team discussion after call and plan for next day
8:00 PM
A drop home after a long day

Careers in SAS and Predictive Analytics

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Career Assistance

The Imarticus Careers Assistance Services (CAS) team provides you assistance throughout the program to guide and navigate ample career options.



Refining and polishing the candidate’s resume with insider tips to help them land their dream job



Preparing candidates to ace HR and Technical interview rounds with model interview questions and answers



Preparing candidates to face interview scenarios through 1:1 and panel mock interviews with industry veterans

Learn how to effectively forecast future behavior


  • amita
    Amar G CDSS

    I would like to recommend this course for the depth

    it offers not only to learning SAS but also to teach statistics concepts.
    Overall the course is very helpful even if someone doesn’t have a statistic background.”


  • Arun

    Arun Upadhyay

    CDSS Faculty

    Expertise: Net Technology; Base SAS and Advanced SAS

    Over 14 years in Information Technology and has conducted SAS training for Infosys, Wipro, IBM, Genpact, ICICI Bank, Reliance Mutual Fund, A certified, accredited IT professional who has successfully trained more than 10,000 students in different technologies like SAS and R. He has cleared many Microsoft international certifications such as MCAD, MCPD, MCTS etc. and is also a Microsoft-certified trainer.

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