Essential VBA Training for Excel - Automate Repetitive Tasks

Learn Microsoft VBA to automate your time-consuming procedures in Excel.
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  • Lectures 34
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

Master Automation by Learning the Ins and Outs of Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) for Excel

In Essential VBA Training for Excel - get up to speed on using VBA to help automate time-consuming procedures in Excel.

Great for automating repetitive tasks and operations that you perform frequently, VBA is a powerful tool to increase your productivity.

Contents and Overview

The course is designed for individuals and professionals who are new to VBA and who are seeking practical ways to automate tasks in Microsoft Excel that are performed frequently.

Through 4 hours of video lectures, exercise files, and an optional quiz, you'll learn the essentials you need to know to create powerful macros using VBA for Excel.

Find out how to use the VBA editor, VBA syntax, keywords, and comments.

Discover how to define and manage variables, set up subroutines, and create functions.

Also, find out how to use input boxes and message boxes to interact with end users.

Learn practical methods for using macro errors to improve your VBA code.

When you complete this course, you'll be well on your way to using VBA macros in Excel to help you and others automate tasks and operations performed frequently.

This course includes:

  • Exercise files
  • An optional quiz to test what you've learned
  • A certificate of completion

All of our videos are high definition; therefore, they are best viewed with the HD setting on and the videos enlarged.

What are the requirements?

  • Microsoft Excel. The course was created using Excel 2013. All of the code used in this course except for one property is compatible for Excel 2007, Excel 2010, and Excel 2013.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • How to automate tasks and operations that you perform frequently.
  • General syntax rules, what keywords are, and how to add comments.
  • What variables are, and how they relate to functions versus methods and subroutines.
  • How to specify different variables, including arrays, and how to manage them in code.
  • How to use intellitext with variables, particularly those that are defined constants.
  • What functions are, how they are used, and how to stage a scenario to complete.
  • How functions return values.
  • How to define inputs for functions.
  • How to use input boxes and message boxes to interact with the user.
  • The intricacies surrounding creating an array formula.
  • How to use the application object to control the user experience.
  • How to use errors to improve your code.
  • How to use the name and names object to manage named ranges.
  • General information about the PivotTable object and basic approaches to utilizing it.

Who is the target audience?

  • Those wanting to automate Excel task or procedures.
  • Those seeking productivity gains.
  • Users of Excel who want increase their ability.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Introduction to the VBA Course
IMPORTANT - Read this to ensure the best video quality!
Course exercise and solution files
Section 2: The Environment
Getting Started
The VBA Editor
First Coding Manipulations
Section 3: VBA as a Language
VBA Syntax, Keywords, and Comments
Objects and VBA's Intellitext
Variables and Method Calling Rules
How to Define and Manage Variables
Constant Variable Types and Variables through Intellitext
Section 4: Introducing Macros
Logical Constructs: The Boolean Type
Logical Constructs: If and Switch Statements
Methods for Communicating to the User
Looping: The For and Do While Loops
Looping: Collections and the For Each Loop
Section 5: Introducing Functions
Returning Values from Functions
Sending Values to Functions
Determining Limitations
The Worksheet Function Object
Completing Exercise 5
The Range Object
Writing an Array Formula
Section 6: Common Keys to VBA
The Application Object
The Workbook and Worksheet Objects
Using Errors to Guide You
The Name and Names Objects
The PivotTable Object
The Chart and ChartObject Objects
The PageSetup Object and Print Ranges
One Approach To Completing Exercise 8
Section 7: Conclusion
Concluding Remarks
Section 8: Course Quiz
VBA Course Quiz
25 questions

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