Data Preparation for Analytics and Predictive Modelling

Course Duration

16 hours, 2-day training workshop

Delivery

Face to face training or online training

Course Inclusive

Training materials & certificate of completion

Course Objectives

This course covers the technical concepts and business considerations needed to prepare data for specific analytics/predictive modelling requirements. This covers viewing analytic data preparation in the context of the business, identifying the specifics for the analytical variables design and creation using SAS programming.

In addition, this course provides the techniques to spot and avoid common pitfalls that compromise the quality and integrity of the data being used to for analytical data preparation.

LEARN HOW TO

  • View analytic data preparation in the context of the business
  • Identify the specifics for the analytical variables design
  • Prepare data for analytics using SAS programming
  • Spot and avoid common pitfalls that compromise the quality and integrity of the data

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Analysts, data scientists, and IT professionals who prepares data for analytical use

PREREQUISITES

This course assumes some experience in data management and overview on analytics and predictive modelling. Before attending this course, you should have

  • exposure to DATA step programming equivalent to SAS Programming 1: Essentials
  • exposure to programming in SQL or the SQL procedure
  • familiarity with the analytical process of building predictive models.

This course addresses Base SAS, SAS/STAT software.

Course Content

  • Module I
    1. Data Preparation: Business Point of View
    2. Data Structures and data modeling
  • Module II
    1. Designing analytical variables
    2. Do’s and Don’ts in analytical data prep
    3. Use Cases:
      • Preparing data for Segmentation
      • Preparing data for Predictive Modeling
      • Building a Customer Data Mart
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