SAS Certification| Predictive Analytics using SAS - Imarticus

About The Program

The Certification in Predictive Analytics program is a comprehensive, short-term program providing you with a thorough understanding of Predictive Analytics using SAS. The case-study driven program comes with a rigorous industry-aligned curriculum and is available in three delivery formats for maximum learning effectiveness.

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Program Highlights
Program Highlights
Program Highlights
Comprehensive Coverage

The program offers comprehensive hands-on understanding of predictive analytics using SAS, the market leader in business analytics. You will learn about SAS programming basics, data manipulation, hypothesis testing, predictive modeling techniques, regression analysis, multivariate analysis and forecasting.

The entire program is extremely practical and hands-on, and endorses the use of live case studies and real-life business problems to deliver experiential learning. The curriculum is carefully crafted to ensure maximum learning effectiveness and hands-on experience in a short span of 65-80 Hours, depending on the mode of delivery you choose.

Industry-Aligned Curriculum
Experienced Faculty

The program is designed and taught by experienced industry professionals who have 10+ years of experience in both predictive modeling and SAS to ensure you learn exactly what the industry demands and requires.

Choose from three delivery modes: 1) Classroom training, 2) Online Instructor-led training, or 3) Self-paced videos to cater to your preferences while ensuring maximum learning efficacy. The Classroom and Online Instructor-led training formats come with 15 hours of engaging instructor videos. The third mode, Self-paced Videos, comes with 24 hours of engaging instructor videos that you can consume at your own pace.

Delivery Modes
Career Assistance

The Imarticus Careers Assistance Services (CAS) team prepares you to be job-ready from Day 1 through extensive resume building, interview preparation, and group mock interviews to help you land your dream job.

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Why Predictive Analytics?
Why Predictive Analytics?
Why Predictive Analytics?

Predictive analytics is the use of data, statistical algorithms and machine learning techniques to identify the likelihood of future outcomes based on historical data. The goal is to go beyond knowing what has happened to providing a best assessment of what will happen in the future.



Organizations are turning to predictive analytics to increase their bottom line and competitive advantage. Some of the most common uses include:

  • Detecting fraud
  • Optimizing marketing campaigns
  • Improving operations
  • Reducing risk

Tools Preferred for Predictive Analytics

#1 Preferred tool for Predictive Analytics


The program comes with a rigorous industry-aligned curriculum to teach critical skills needed to succeed in today’s data-intensive world, including business case studies, data analysis, and making recommendations to management. The curriculum remains the same for both the 80-hour classroom and the 65-hour online instructor-led delivery formats.

Basics of SAS

  • Introduction to SAS and SAS programs
  • Accessing data, reporting and formatting data values
  • Data validation and operators
  • Reading and manipulating data
  • Creating summary reports
  • Combining datasets
  • Summarizing data
  • Data transformations
  • Debugging techniques
  • Restructuring datasets

Intermediate SAS

  • Basic statistics
  • Model assessment & implementation
  • Pattern discovery
  • Neural networks
  • Support vector machines
  • Cross tabulation and correlation analysis
  • Hypothesis testing/ parametric and non-parametric tests
  • ANOVA/ regression analysis
  • Linear and logistic regression
  • Multivariate analysis
  • Hierarchical clustering
  • K-Means clustering
  • Variable reduction
  • Factor analysis
  • Principal component analysis
  • Association mining
  • Market basket analysis
  • Business forecasting
  • Mock interviews – HR and domain


The program is available in three delivery modes-Classroom Training, Online Instructor-led Training and Self-paced Videos – to cater to your learning preferences while ensuring maximum learning efficacy.

Option 1: Classroom Training [80 Hours]

  • Classroom training for 65 hours by expert faculty who are certified by SAS Institute at a pre-determined time at any of our Imarticus centers
  • The program also comes with 15 hours of engaging self-paced Instructor videos that you can watch before coming to class

Option 2: Online Instructor-led Training [65 Hours]

  • Live instructor-led online training for 50 hours with expert faculty for real-time learning at a pre-determined time from the comfort of your own home
  • The program also comes with 15 hours of engaging self-paced Instructor videos that you can watch before coming to class

Option 3: Self-paced Videos [24 Hours]

  • 24 hours of self-paced learning videos by our expert faculty to consume at your own pace and convenience.
  • Unlimited access to HD-quality videos on our online learning portal for a period of 6 months


New Age Career
  • Data Analytics: The Sexiest Job of the 21st century
  • Strategic technological trend and competitive advantage
  • Growing demand for skilled professionals
  • Acute shortage of talent in India


Key Business Insights
  • Gain a birds’ eye view of the business life cycle
  • Identify business problems and solve burning issues with data analysis & business insights
  • Participate in key management decision making processes
  • Demonstrate leadership


Why Predictive Analytics?
  • Transform data into actionable insights
  • Develop statistically sound and robust analytic solutions
  • Formulate and manage plans to address business issues
  • Evaluate constraints on data usage
  • Assess data structure and data lifecycle


Why SAS for Predictive Analytics?
  • 43% of Business Analytics professionals prefer SAS for predictive modeling (vs 41% for R or 16% for Python)
  • Can be used for sentiment analysis, data mining, time series analysis, statistical analysis, high performance forecasting among others

SAS: #1 Choice for Predictive Analytics. Find Out Why!

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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 your resume with resume critiques and constructive feedback, along with insider tips to help land your dream job



Honing your interview skills using our extensive databank of questions and interview prep sessions which lay out best practices and dos and dont’s



Preparing you to ace HR and technical interview rounds through rigorous group mock interviews with our faculty


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    Poorti Mehta

    Imarticus Learning offers a comprehensive course in Business Analytics.

    To give an edge to my profile and to make a transition, I had enrolled myself in the SAS training. The training was for about 3 months. Not only did the training provide us with excellent hands on, it also gave us an exposure to the analytics industry. From mock interview sessions, technical training and resume building session, the SAS course was a complete package. Even today the faculty at Imarticus is just a call away when we need guidance. For those trying to move into analytics or planning to learn more, Imarticus Learning would be a good choice. And if you can’t make up your mind, then the institute is always open to counsel you; that’s what I did when I was zeroing down on options.”
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    Manish Narvekar C-SAS

    I heard about this course in SAS which was offered by Imarticus.

    Our instructor made it feel so simple that I completely forgot that I was from a non-IT background. I didn’t miss any of his lectures and it helped me clear my Base SAS and Advance SAS certification in the first attempt with good marks. The non-teaching staff at Imarticus is also very helpful and the Institution provides a good environment for learning.”


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    Arun Upadhyay

    Arun has over 14 years experience in Information Technology and has conducted SAS training for Infosys, Wipro, IBM, Genpact, ICICI Bank, Reliance Mutual Fund among others. Arun is a certified, accredited IT professional who has successfully trained more than 10,000 students in different technologies like SAS and R. He has previously worked as a trainer for companies such as Aptech, NIIT, Ultramax Infonet Education Pvt. Ltd., and Vistaar Systems Pvt. Ltd. He has cleared many international Microsoft certifications such as MCAD, MCPD, MCTS etc. and is also a Microsoft-certified trainer.
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    Satya Srinivas

    Satya has 25 years of experience aligning multi-million dollar IT deployments with business strategy and operational processes for Fortune 500 companies. In the past he has been a management consultant and a negotiator and has consulted in the areas of performance management in enterprise architecture, data mining & analytics, machine learning, pattern recognition, social media analytics and Big Data management & analytics for several start-ups as well as major corporate houses like Infosys and IBM. Satya is a BE – Electronics and Communication from University of Mysore and a MS – Computer Engineering from Florida Atlantic University.

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  • Amit Pavithran explains the curriculum for the program

  • What is Predictive Analytics and why does it matter?

  • Find out why SAS is the market leader in Business Analytics.

  • Self-paced Instructor video on the SAS Environment by faculty, Arun Upadhyay

  • A virtual class in action: Faculty Deepesh Kothari explains basics of use of Analytics in Daily Life

  • Discover how our power-packed online programs can accelerate your learning

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  • Amit Pavithran explains the curriculum for the program

  • What is Predictive Analytics and why does it matter?

  • Find out why SAS is the market leader in Business Analytics.

  • Self-paced Instructor video on the SAS Environment by faculty, Arun Upadhyay

  • A virtual class in action: Faculty Deepesh Kothari explains basics of use of Analytics in Daily Life

  • Discover how our power-packed online programs can accelerate your learning

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