Microsoft Excel: Introduction to VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)
Microsoft® Excel® Versions: 2007 | 2010 | 2011 | 2013 | 2016 | 365
Dates: November 30/December 1, 2016 | Check for more dates
Location: Downtown Toronto (Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
In this course, students will learn to automate Excel by writing VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) macros. Designed for the non-programmer, students will start by recording VBA macros usng the built-in macro recorder and then write and edit VBA code for sub procedures (macros). In the Visual Basic Editor, students will work with projects, insert modules, write procedures, and use variables and constants. If statements and looping will also be used in this course. Students will run macros using the Macros dialog box, buttons and keyboard shortcuts. A user-defined function will also be created to automate a calculation. Throughout the course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts.
Duration: 2 days (9 am - 4 pm)
Course Fee: $595 CDN per person + HST or BYOD (bring your own device): $545 CDN person + HST
- Overview of macro concepts
- Saving files with macros
- Opening files with macros
- Specifying macro security and Trust Centre settings
- Working in the VBE (Visual Basic Editor)
- Writing VBA code in the Code window
- Working with Excel objects
- Syntax of a procedure
- Inserting modules
- Running macros in different ways
- Using variables and constants
- Getting started with looping
- Writing If statements
- Interacting with users with dialog boxes
- Creating a User Defined function
Who will benefit
This course has been designed for Microsoft Excel users who have completed introductory Excel training or have basic Excel skills.
Can I bring my own device?
Absolutely! If you choose to bring your own device, you will receive a reduced rate. Be sure to bring a power cord and a mouse is helpful.
Included in this course:
- Comprehensive course manual
- Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
- Sample and exercise files
- Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
- Certificate of completion
- Follow-up email support
Microsoft Office training series
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