VBA, or Visual Basic for Applications, is like Excel on steroids. As an advanced feature, it can seem intimidating at first. But with just a little VBA knowledge you’ll be able to automate tasks in Excel and turbocharge your data handling capabilities. We’ll take you from beginner to advanced user in just a few hours on this online video training course.
Most office staff can use Excel to a basic level for data entry, to format cells, even to use a basic PivotTable. But few make it to the next level, to be able to build models, conduct scenario analyses, apply checks to flag errors, create a dashboard or format to a client-ready standard.
Inspired by our best-selling, award-winning, accredited course - Microsoft Excel - we've produced this short course designed for individuals and professionals who are new to VBA and seek practical ways to automate their most frequent tasks in Microsoft Excel.
WHO'S IT FOR?
PC or Mac with a full version of Microsoft Excel (any version from 2003 to 2013 or Microsoft 365).
Not a requirement but a benefit to have some work-related projects to which you can readily apply what you learn.
Individuals and professionals who are new to VBA and are seeking practical ways to automate their most frequent Microsoft Excel tasks.
Accountants, bookkeeppers, teachers, salespeople, managers, graduates. The list just doesn't end with Excel.
Automate your most frequent tasks and operations.
Define and manage variables, set up subroutines, and create functions.
Learn practical methods for using macro errors to improve your VBA code.
Learn about the PivotTable object and basic approaches to utilizing it.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Simon Hurst, BA ACA
Simon Hurst is a Chartered Accountant and has been involved in computer software for 26 years during which he has provided a wide range of training services to professionals of all levels. His expertise lies in all the main Microsoft applications and he's been running hands-on Excel training courses for over 20 years, dealing with all aspects of Excel from basic competence to advanced data analysis. He is able to bring these years of practical experience to our Excel and Advanced Excel courses, ensuring that the courses explain advanced concepts clearly and concisely, and with real, practical applications and even the occasional joke.
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