Charu Shankar
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Technical Training Specialist

Charu Shankar has been a Technical Training Specialist with SAS since 2007. She started as a programmer, and has taught computer languages, business and English Language skills. At SAS, Charu teaches the SAS language, SQL, SAS Enterprise guide and Business Intelligence. She interviews clients to recommend the right SAS training to help them meet their needs. She is helping build a center for special needs kids in this project.

Recent Posts

The difference between the Subsetting IF and the IF—THEN—ELSE—IF statement

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What comes shipped free with Base SAS 9.4?

Like unexpectedly seeing this beautiful bird in nature, SAS has tons of free goodies you might be surprised to encounter ... Read More

Learn not one, not two, but four languages in SAS

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SAS training leads to certification success

Teaching SAS coding is fun. The best part of teaching is hearing success stories from candidates who earn a SAS ... Read More

Top 3 stocking stuffers for coders

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Looking for a SAS job? Join the 21-day SAS challenge

I recently taught a SAS training course where the students were very engaged. They had so many questions, I could ... Read More

Life saver tip for comparing PROC SQL join with SAS data step merge

“Phew! That tip alone was a life saver,” said a student in one of my SAS SQL classes. “Before, I ... Read More

10 reasons to learn SAS code even when you have Enterprise Guide

New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg made a new-year's resolution to learn code. Apple’s Steve Jobs said, “I think everybody ... Read More

I can see clearly now thanks to this SAS student

With any software program, there are always new tips and tricks to learn, and nobody can know them all. Sometimes ... Read More

SAS takes your word for it

Last year, 50 companies came knocking on the doors of Rotman School of Management in Canada to recruit Masters of ... Read More