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Microsoft Excel VBA Training Course Toronto (Introduction)

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1 Yonge Street (Toronto Star Building)

Suite 1801

Toronto, Ontario M5E 1W7


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Microsoft Excel: Introduction to VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) Macros

Upcoming Dates: May 23/24, 2018 | Check for more dates >

Location: Downtown Toronto | Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some Avantix Learning courses may be delivered at an alternate downtown location).

Microsoft® Excel® Versions: 2007 | 2010 | 2013 | 2016 | 365

Delivery Method: Instructor-led classroom training

Custom training: Available on request. Contact us to arrange a date.

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.

Course details

Duration: 2 days (9 am - 4 pm)

Course Fee: $595 CDN per person + HST or BYOD (bring your own device): $545 CDN person + HST

Student working on Excel with chart.

Key topics

Topics include:

  • 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
  • Inserting modules
  • Syntax of a macro or subroutine
  • Adding comments
  • Running macros in different ways
  • Using variables and constants
  • Declaring variables
  • Interacting with users with message boxes and input boxes
  • Creating simple loops to repeat actions
  • Writing If statements
  • Creating a User Defined function


Who will benefit

This course has been designed for Microsoft Excel users who have completed the Microsoft Excel: Intermediate / Advanced course or have comparable knowledge and 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.

What's included

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

Other courses in this series include:

Microsoft Excel: Introduction

Microsoft Excel: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Excel: Data Analysis with Functions, Dashboards and What-If Analysis Tools

Microsoft Project: Introduction

Microsoft Access: Introduction


About Avantix Learning courses

Avantix Learning offers live instructor-led classroom (ILC) courses allowing personal interaction between the students and the instructor. We specialize in small classes, typically ranging from 6 to 8 students to ensure an optimal student to instructor ratio.

Public courses are offered in downtown Toronto at 1 Yonge Street (Toronto Star Building), Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Our top-notch instructors have years of experience in the business world and students are encouraged to ask questions during our courses. Avantix Learning senior instructors have 15 or more years of experience. A complete profile of the instructor leading a specific course is available on request.


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