Master Microsoft Excel Macros and Excel VBA
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Master Microsoft Excel Macros and Excel VBA

Project Based Course on Excel VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) and Excel Macros
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Created by Kyle Pew
Last updated 10/2016
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 23 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn how to automate daily routine tasks within Excel
  • Learn best practices when creating macros and streamline your VBA code
  • Determine when it's best to use the Macro Recorder versus VBA
  • Learn how to write custom VBA Macros to create more robust automation
  • Learn VBA programming concepts to create dynamic, re-usable code
  • Complete real world Macro/VBA projects from beginning to end
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Requirements
  • In order to complete the projects detailed in this course, you will need Microsoft Excel loaded on you computer. Any version of Excel will work.
  • Videos have been recorded using Excel 2013, but Excel 2007, 2010 , 2013 or 2016 will work in order to follow along.
Description

Course Material Works in Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016

Join me in this course and take control of Microsoft Excel and master the process of automating routine tasks through the use of Excel Macros and Excel VBA.

During this course you will build a foundation of working with Excel Macros and VBA. This foundation will be built as you engage and participate in project based Excel Macro/VBA exercises, detailed throughout the lectures within this course. Each of the projects will build upon one another, introducing a new concept each time, starting with the basic building blocks of automating any task within Excel and ending with a fully customized Excel VBA project that will automate a series of Excel tasks.

As you engage and participate in this course, you will be introduced to the wonders of creating simple Macros through the Macro Recorder and then quickly take you into the world of Excel VBA where you will experience building a more dynamic, robust experience for yourself and your peers.

Each project contains exercise files that you can download and use to complete the assigned Excel Macro/VBA projects. The course also contains detailed instructions through the video lectures as well as a series of PDF documents that you can reference as you complete the projects.

Below are a few samples of the projects you will complete by enrolling and participating in this course.

  • Automate placing and formatting a title on a worksheet
  • Interact with the users of your Macros through Input and Message boxes in order to receive input on how a Macros should work
  • Cleaning up multiple Excel Worksheets and prepare the data to be reported on
  • Create a report based on multiple sets of data found within multiple Excel Worksheets, copying data from one Worksheet into the Master Report Worksheet
  • Automate the creation of Excel Formulas to SUM data up in your Report
  • Working with Excel VBA User Forms
  • Importing Data from External Text Files

Each of these projects will direct you through key Excel VBA programming concepts and direct you to identify and use best practices in creating Excel Macros.

So, don’t lose another moment performing Excel tasks manually. Enroll now and learn how you can get Microsoft Excel to your work for you.

Who is the target audience?
  • This Excel Macro/VBA course is meant for those that use Microsoft Excel and are looking to become more efficient by automating their daily Excel tasks. No prior programming experience is required.
Curriculum For This Course
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Course Introduction and Overview
2 Lectures 07:23

During this lecture you will be introduced the course material and resources you can use to fully engage and participate in the course.

Preview 04:06

During this lecture you will be introduced to the basics of why we use Macros in Excel and how you can create Macros in Excel.

Understanding the Why and How Behind Excel Macros
03:17
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Project #1: Using Excel's Macro Recorder Tool
6 Lectures 17:20

During this lecture you will be introduced to the first project you will be creating during this course.

  • Using the Macro Recorder
  • Inserting Text
  • Formatting Text
Preview 01:39

During this lecture you will gain practical experience in using Excel's Macro Recorder tool to record your keystrokes to automate simple Excel tasks,

Project #1 - Start Recording!
07:12

During this lecture you will create a Button on Excel's Quick Access Toolbar that can be used to run the Macro.

Project #1 - Running a Macro with a Button
02:11

This lecture will prepare you for the next section, Project #2 by quickly introducing you to the Visual Basic Editor (VBE) window. Through the VBE window you will be able to make edits to your Macros.

Project #1 - Opps! I Need to Edit My Macro
04:02

This lecture will present you with practical everyday uses of Excel Macros.

Practical Uses of Excel Macros
02:16

Are you a Macro Recording Pro? Test your knowledge on recording macros in Excel and find out.

Project #1 - Quiz - Test Your Knowledge on Using the Macro Recorder
4 questions

Practice creating Project #1. Make sure you download the exercise file provide and use the course book, PDF, provide for step by step instructions.

Project #1 - Exercise - Try it Yourself and Practice
6 pages
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Excel VBA Concepts
7 Lectures 17:55

Welcome to VBA

Excel VBA Concepts
00:30

During this lecture you will be introduced to the VBA development environment within Excel, the Visual Basic Editor

The Visual Basic Editor
02:06

During this lecture you will be introduced to an Excel VBA Module

Excel VBA Modules
01:14

During this lecture you will take advantage of the VBE window to create a custom Procedure

Creating Excel VBA Procedures
02:04

During this lecture you will be introduced to working with Excel VBA Variables

  • Learn to how programmatically store data for immediate or later use
  • Working with different types of data
Understanding Excel VBA Variables
05:14

During this lecture you will learn how to work with Loops within an Excel VBA procedure

  • Repeat a single line or block of VBA code
  • For Next Loop
  • Do Loop
Working Excel VBA Loops to repeat blocks of code
04:09

During this lecture you will be introduced to one method of creating logic based code through the use of an IF Statement

Building Logic with an IF Statement
02:38

Test Your Knowledge on VBA Programming Concepts
VBA Concepts - Quiz - Test Your Knowledge on VBA Programming Concepts
4 questions
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Project #2: Moving Beyond the Basics and Into VBA
7 Lectures 26:33

This lecture will build upon the concepts learned in the previous project by introducing you to the world of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). You will take the Macro created in project #1 and add your own custom VBA code to make a more dynamic and re-usable Macro by presenting the user of the Macro with options.

Preview 02:41

Before we begin editing the code generated by the Macro Recorder, this lecture will walk you through what the recorder has done for you.

Project #2 - Breaking Down the VBA Code
03:04

This lecture will introduce a few powerful concepts of programming in VBA.

  • Using Variables
  • Interacting with Users with an InputBox
  • Editing a Macro
  • Leaving Comments in Your Code
Project #2 - Prompting the User for Information
05:33

During this lecture you will learn how to build logic in your Excel Macros using an IF statement

Project #2: Building Logic in Your Macros
04:55

This lecture will introduce you to a few more key programming concepts that you will rely on throughout your Excel VBA projects.

  • Using a Message Box
  • Using Conditional Statements to Direct Your Code
Project #2 - Alerting the User of Errors
07:03

This lecture will present you with other practical uses of using these techniques in your Macros.

Other Practical Uses of Message Boxes and Input Boxes
03:17

Are you a Macro Editing Wiz? Test your knowledge on editing Macros and find out.
Project #2 - Quiz - Test Your Knowledge on Editing Your Macros
3 questions

Practice creating Project #2. Make sure you download the exercise file provide and use the course book, PDF, provide for step by step instructions.
Project #2 - Exercise - Try it Yourself and Practice
6 pages
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Project #3: Preparing and cleaning up Data with a little VBA
7 Lectures 24:54

During this lecture you will be introduced to a completed version of Project #3.

Preview 02:58

During this lecture you will be introduced to the how we will be creating the Macro

Project #3 - Using the Macro Recorder to Lay the Foundation
01:53

During this lecture you will be introduce to best practice before using the Macro Recorder tool

Project #3: Preparing to use the Macro Recorder
02:27

During this lecture you will take advantage of using the Macro recorder to add headers to the data

Project #3 - Inserting the Headers
02:39

During this lecture you will use the Macro Recorder to format the headers added by the previous macro

Project #3 - Formatting the Headers
05:05

During this lecture you will take the previous macros, created using the Macro Recorder, and add a little bit of Visual Basic to get them all to work together

Project #3 - Putting it all Together with alittle VBA Magic
09:52

Test your knowledge of the concepts discussed in Project #3

Project #3 - Quiz - Test Your Knowledge on VBA
3 questions

Test your knowledge of the concepts discussed in Project #3

Project #3 - Exercise - Try it Yourself and Practice
6 pages
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Project #4: Using VBA to automate Excel Formulas
4 Lectures 17:45

This lecture will introduce you to Project #4 and what you will be creating.

Preview 02:22

During this lecture you will learn how, through VBA, you programmatically SUM a column of data

Project #4: Automate the SUM Function through Code
09:28

During this lecture you will be introduced to using a LOOP to perform a series of actions across multiple worksheets

Project #4: Loop the SUM Function over Multiple Worksheets
05:55

Project #4 - Quiz - Test Your Knowledge Automating a Function with VBA
3 questions

Test your knowledge of the concepts discussed in Project #4

Project #4 - Exercise - Try it Yourself and Practice
5 pages
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Project #5: Bringing it all togther and create a weekly report
3 Lectures 12:50

During this lecture you will be introduced to the Project you will be creating and matering

Preview 02:55

During this lecture you will learn how to take all the Macro/VBA Concepts you are learning and combine them all to create a Macro that will create a final report based on several worksheets of data

Project 5: Putting it all together to create a Final Report
09:55

Project #5 - Quiz - Test Your Knowledge of Creating the Final Report
3 questions

Test your knowledge of the concepts discussed in Project #5
Project #5 - Exercise - Try it Yourself and Practice
5 pages
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Project #6: Working with VBA Forms
10 Lectures 36:58

During this lecture you will be introduced to the project that you will be creating and mastering

Preview 03:13

During this lecture you will be introduced to creating Excel VBA forms within the VBA window

Project #6: Creating an Excel VBA Form
02:47

During this lecture you will be introduced to adding various controls to your Excel VBA form

Project #6: Adding Controls to the Form
02:41

During this lecture you will learn how to change the properties of each control and the form itself

Project #6: Changing Control and Form Properties
04:54

During this lecture you will learn how to add VBA code to the form and the form controls

Project #6: Adding VBA Code to the Initialize Event of the Form
07:24

Project 6: Adding VBA Code to the ComboBox Change Event
04:18

Project #6: Adding VBA Code to the Add Worksheet Button Click Event
06:13

Project #6: Adding VBA Code to the Create Report Button Click Event
02:02

During this lecture you will learn how to run or display the form you have created.

Project #6: Showing the Form
03:26

Project #6 - Quiz - Test Your Knowledge on Creating Excel VBA Forms
3 questions

Test your knowledge of the concepts discussed in Project #6
Project #6 - Exercise - Try it Yourself and Practice
6 pages
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Project #7: Importing Data from Text Files
9 Lectures 49:09

During this lecture you will be introduced to a technique of importing a text file into an Excel Workbook. Text files attached to this lecture can be used to practice this technique

Project #7: Opening a Text File for Import
06:45

Project #7: Get Data from Text File
05:30

Project #7: Importing Multiple Text Files with the GetOpenFilename Method
09:32

Project #7: Creating a Loop to Read Each File
07:26

Project #7: Adding a New Sheet for Imported Data
02:36

Project #7: Clear the Clipboard
03:38

Project #7: Working with the ScreenUpdating Property
03:16

Project #7: Creating Reusable Code with a VBA Function
07:44
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Course Wrap Up
2 Lectures 02:04

Congratulations!

Congratulations! You're an Excel Macro/VBA Master
01:02

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01:02
About the Instructor
Kyle Pew
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50,339 Students
15 Courses
Microsoft Certified Trainer - 50,000+ Udemy Students

Qualifications:

Kyle is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and a certified Microsoft Office Master Instructor and has been teaching and consulting for the past 10+ years on various computer applications, including;

  1. Microsoft Office Suite 1997, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013
    1. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access and Visio
  2. SharePoint End-User 2007, 2010, 2013
  3. VBA (Excel and Access)
  4. Adobe Suite
    1. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  5. Maya (Modeling and Animation)
  6. Unity3d (Game Design)
  7. HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  8. Crystal Reports

Kyle is a graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute in the Media Arts and Animation Program. He has worked as a Game Designer for Electronic Arts, designing on games such as Nerf N-Strike, Nerf N-Strike Elite, both for the Wii, and a Sims 3 Expansion Pack for the PC.

Kyle has facilitated courses that range from 1-on-1 interactions to large scale groups of 100+ participants, including; live in person classes, webinar style classes online and live online full courses. He is consistently ranked top in reviews for each of the courses he teaches.

Some of the clients Kyle has provided training for include:

  • Brocade
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  • VISA
  • Walmart
  • and many more...


What Students have said about Kyle:

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In his 10+ years of training (corporate training, 1-on-1 consulting and college courses), Kyle has taught 1000's of courses and 10's of thousands of students all the while maintaining a high level of delivery and satisfaction from the student he has taught.

Teaching Philosophy:

Kyle believes that student’s best learn through the application of real-life business situations through exercises. Allowing students to guide the class with their specific situations allows for the quickest and easiest adaptation to new technology and skills.

In His Spare Time:

Kyle enjoys spending time with his family (6 children). When he’s not busy entertaining his kids, you will find him cheering on his favorite hockey team, the San Jose Sharks, this is their year!