Take your basic knowledge of Access VBA to an entirely new level! You've built many useful VBA programs in my first Visual Basic course, but this is your opportunity to work with a FULLY FUNCTIONING SYSTEM that is ready to install RIGHT NOW!
From a Student Review -
"The content is really excellent, and comprehensive. The content has really brought to light many techniques that I am finding extremely useful. I am really looking forward to the advanced course!. Many thanks, Bruce!" - Ray McConaghy
Once you have been exposed to Access VBA a logical next question is "What could I create with VBA?". This course will give you an answer to that question by providing you with a finished system that you can start using right away. Rather than lead you through building parts of databases, this course examines the workings of this finished database that I have used in my consulting business for years.
Most of the employees in my client businesses know nothing about Access and the ribbon and navigator are always hidden, yet these people usually get more work done faster than experienced Access users! For instance, they don't have access to the filter functions on the ribbon, but they can quickly do searches using the "Power Search" programs in this database that would be challenging for anyone using the ribbon.
Another Review -
"If you are like me wanting to get a better understanding of the power of VBA in Access, then this is the course for you! Bruce is a Guru when it comes to VBA in Access. This course provides a fully developed system and then takes it apart to show how it works. I am having a lot of fun in analysing the code behind the various forms so that I can use it it in other programs. Bruce has an engaging style of presenting and he clearly explains the steps involved. Highly recommended!" - John Ovens
The database you receive as a download with this course is my "prototype" database that I built over the years after realizing that, no matter what the client or the job, there were a lot of very similar things that had to be done with the data. Why not have a database that does these things to start with, instead of building databases from scratch every time?
As I built up the prototype, I realized that it could also be the "closer" for new clients! I could use it to establish my credibility and also explain that I had built up an extensive "library" of programs that were contained in this system. With new clients, I found I could easily charge $500 when starting their first project for their access to this library of programs.
After more than ten years of billing $50,000 to $60,000 per year to clients who started with this prototype system, I realized that it had helped me create over a half million dollars of consultant income!
In preparation for this course, I have thoroughly reviewed the prototype database and updated it using Access 2013 and the database is usable by Access 2007 or later.
Inside the course I will show you a different approach to take with menu buttons and how you can setup the "Power Search" for any table in just a matter of minutes! You will also learn how to, with one click, create merge letters in Word with the search results or how to create and title a new Excel sheet.
Follow along as I take you step by step through the inner workings of this simple to understand, yet very powerful platform that is very understandable to any prospective client, whether they are computer savvy or not.
This system contains all the code to:
If you take the time to master doing a demo with this database, you will instantly impress potential clients with your capabilities.
There will be no question of your computer background or certifications - this database provides your credibility. In fact I usually tell prospective clients that I have ZERO computer education and NO certifications, THEN I demo this system. BANG! New Client almost every time!
For a visual walk through of the prototype database, view the previews in the first section.
From a Student Review -
"This course is real value for money. I have learned a lot of new skills!" - Johan Kritzinger
Once you have done that, clicking the Take This Course button is the logical next step in your VBA journey. Exporing this system will expand your abilities with VBA faster than anything else you could possibly do. Think of it! In just HOURS you could be ready to go find your first client!
This course assumes that you have either gone through my "VBA for Non-Programmers" course or you are already familiar with VBA. BUT, the system could be used (but not modified) by anyone that can follow the video instructions for setting it up.
You should have Office 2010 or later. The course was created using Office 2010.
Hello, my name is Bruce Myron. I am a self employed Access programmer and general computer consultant to small and medium sized businesses. I got into programming because I was tired of all the jargon most programmers use and how they don't seem to care about business.
"Technology is great but I've always been more interested in how it can be used to make companies more profitable." - Bruce
I live in Portland, Oregon and have many long term relationships with local businesses. Many of the systems I have built for these companies are critical to the success of the business. My specialty is taking the needs of the business and translating them into a system that facilitates, rather than obstructs, what they are trying to do.
I have also spent time as a full time trainer providing group classes on the Microsoft Office programs.
In my opinion the computer industry as a whole is a colossal failure in helping businesses solve their problems. I listen carefully to the needs expressed by my clients and then deliver the simplest, most flexible solution possible.
Over the years I have found that many of the techniques I have used enabled me to survive and thrive when many others have tried the computer programming business and failed.
My goal is to show my students how to create systems that business will value and that will create long term income.
Hello, my name is Billy. I was born and raised in the state of Oregon, and still live there.
On Udemy, I primarily assist Bruce Myron as an instructor on his courses. They deal with Microsoft Access, Microsoft Access VBA, and other Microsoft Office programs such as Excel.