This course teaches how to explore data and build reports using SAS Visual Analytics. You will learn how to build queries in SAS Visual Data Builder and you will also learn the basics of SAS Visual Analytics Administrator.


No SAS experience or programming experience is required, although you should have some computer experience. Specifically, you should

  • be able to log on and off a computer and use a keyboard or mouse
  • know how to use a Web browser to access information.

This course addresses SAS Visual Analytics software.

Delegates will learn how to

  • interact with the environment via the SAS Visual Analytics Hub
  • access and prepare data for exploration, analysis, and reporting
  • explore data using the SAS Visual Analytics Explorer
  • create reports with the SAS Visual Analytics Designer
  • use the SAS Visual Data Builder and understand the capabilities of the SAS Visual Analytics Administrator
  • view reports using the SAS Visual Analytics Viewer and SAS Mobile BI.

Who should attend

Business analysts who need to learn how to use the functionality provided by SAS Visual Analytics


Getting Started with SAS Visual Analytics

  • exploring SAS Visual Analytics concepts
  • using the SAS Visual Analytics home page
  • discussing the course environment and scenario

Administering the Environment and Managing Data

  • exploring SAS Visual Data Builder
  • exploring SAS Visual Analytics Administrator

Using SAS Visual Analytics Explorer

  • examining Visual Analytics Explorer
  • selecting data and defining data item properties
  • creating visualizations
  • enhancing visualizations with analytics
  • interacting with visualizations and explorations

Designing Reports with SAS Visual Analytics

  • examining the SAS Visual Analytics Designer interface
  • creating a simple report
  • creating data items and working with graphs
  • working with filters and report sections
  • establishing interactions, links, and alerts
  • working with gauges and display rules
  • working with tables
  • working with other objects

Using SAS Visual Analytics Custom Graph Builder

  • creating custom graphs
  • using custom graph objects in a report

Case Study: Creating Analyses and Reports with SAS Visual Analytics

  • MegaCorp case study

Learning More

  • SAS resources
  • beyond this course