Training in Data Management I: Basic Programming in SAS

Classes in: Montreal, Gatineau, Quebec, Sherbrooke, Winnipeg, and Saguenay (Chicoutimi)

This is the ideal starting point for those who wish to become a SAS professional and
develop skills in management and data analysis.

At the end of this training, the participant will master the programming with the BASE module of the SAS software and will be able to implement his skills on large databases. He will also have acquired the necessary knowledge to pass the SAS Base Programming certification.

Course details


SAS 1 Programming: Essential

Navigate in the SAS environment
Read various types of data in datasets
Validate and clean SAS data sets
Create SAS variables and subset data
Combine SAS datasets
Create and improve the list and synthesis reports


SAS 2 Programming: Data manipulation techniques

Control the input and output of the SAS dataset
Combine SAS datasets
Summarize, read and write different types of data
Perform DO LOOPS loop and table processing
Transform character, numeric and


The training consists of:

=> 2 days of complete courses given by the SAS trainer
in the form of lectures and exercises

=> 1 summary coaching session (optional), subject revision
and questions / answers (Preparation for SAS certification
Basic Programming “)


  • A course material for each participant
  • Support of the trainer after the training
  • We offer you in public session:
    • Tea, coffee
    • Dinner at a nearby restaurant
    • Parking (only in some cities)
    • Wireless internet connection

Objectifs :

  • Introduction to the SAS system and programming in SAS / BASE;
  • Creation and manipulation of data files in SAS (import, format definition, table merge,
  • manipulation, creation and transformation of variables);
  • Preparation of summary tables of data, production of reports in different formats (text, html);
  • Switch to SAS Base Programming certification. [Http://]

Nos formations se font présentement en classe virtuelle(à distance), nous proposerons des formations en classe physique seulement si la situation sanitaire le permettra

Montréal (en ligne) :

Québec (en ligne) :

Gatineau / Ottawa (en ligne) :

Autres villes :


849 $

per participant

Duration : 2 day(s), is 14 hours.
Hours: 9 am-5pm, 2 coffee breaks, dinner offered at 12 noon.

See the lesson plan in PDF

Locations: Montreal, Gatineau / Ottawa, Quebec City.

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Regular price: 999 $

*The preferential rate applies if you register at least two participants in the same session.


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offer is valid from 01/01/2020.

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Mark Plouffe, Gouvernement du Canada/ Government of Canada

“ I want to thank you both for providing my resources some excellent training(Cobol) over the past 3 days. Mamadou, thank you for being so accommodating on such short notice and for sending your facilitator to Gatineau for this customised and personalised training course. We’ll look forward to continuing our partnership for future training needs. “

Maryse Duguay - Analyste fonctionnelle Base de donnée - Montréal

“J’ai grandement apprécié les méthodes d’enseignement du prof. Le fait que nous soyons un petit groupe a grandement facilité les apprentissages. Il s’adapte à son audience et les exercices sont formateurs. Je recommande fortement. “

Martin Côté - Analyste Assurance Qualité - Travailleur autonome – Montréal

“ Ce fut un plaisir de faire affaires avec Doussou Formation. Ce qui fait LA différence est le service personnalisé totalement à l'écoute des participants ainsi que l'adaptation aux besoins de formation. Flexibilité/Adaptabilité/Professionnalisme/Courtoisie. Merci!“