About this Course
The Visual Basic for Applications programming language is a powerful addition to all Office, and particularly useful in Microsoft Excel.
This class is applicable for either Office 2007 or 2010. The Excel VBA class is intended for students who wish to enhance their knowledge of Excel and utilize the power of macros to automate tasks.
At Course Completion
Upon completion of this course, students will have a basic understanding of VBA and the macros produced by it. They will also leave with a set of working macros that cover basic logic and functionality.
Lesson 1 – The Visual Basic Editor
This Lesson includes an introduction to the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming language, introducing terms and views of the Visual Basic Editor. Includes sections on object oriented programming and creating simple recorded macros in Excel.
Lesson 2 – Programming Basics
This Lesson introduces the concept of variables, scope, and data types. Programming basics such as starting, stopping, and simple branching logic are discussed.
Lesson 3 – Control Structures
This Lesson introduces logical branching in procedures, and loops. Students will learn 3 different types of program loops, and 2 different methods of logical branching.
Lesson 4 – Custom Dialog Boxes
Students will learn how to create a custom dialog box, make it appear or disappear on command, and will create macros to run when buttons are selected on the form. The macro will incorporate looping and logic to place data in specific locations on a worksheet.
Lesson 5 – Debugging and Error Handling
Students will learn how to debug their macros to ensure correct performance. They will also learn how to handle errors that can occur in the execution of their macros so that macros will not end unexpectedly.
Familiarity with Microsoft Excel 2007 or 2010. Students should know how to create and save workbooks, create formulas, use basic functions.
Venue: LIVE Online
Live Online Training
Get the same training you expect in the classroom without leaving your office or home. These are NOT recorded classes. They are LIVE sessions with an expert instructor. We use the latest in video conferencing technologies and audio so you can confidently participate in any class just like being right there in person. We guarantee the effectiveness of our online training delivery approach that we will give you your money back if you are not totally satisfied. Ask us for a demo.
Online class requirements:
- Moderate to fast Internet
- A phone or computer headset is required in order to hear the instructor/moderator). You can use Computer Audio (VoIP) or you can dial in from a regular phone. For convenience, we recommend a hands-free headset or phone.
- Training software must be installed on your computer (trial versions are acceptable)
- RECOMMENDED: Dual Monitors or computers. For optimal online learning experience, we recommend participants have dual monitors or two computers. Your online classroom credentials allow you to join multiple times from multiple computers. Participants should use one monitor or computer to view the instructor’s shared screen and another monitor or computer to work with the software.
What happens when you enroll in an online class
When you register for an online class, you will receive a welcome email followed by login access to the Citrix GoToTraining virtual classroom. A workbook (printed copy or eBook) will be sent to you prior to the start of class.
Online Training Advantages
Convenience: You don’t have to travel and can attend from your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection. Our online classes are conducted using GoToTraining, a more robust version of the popular GoToMeeting screen sharing and conferencing platform. To accommodate multiple time zones, courses are typically scheduled from 10am – 5pm Eastern with a one-hour lunch break at 12:30 – 1:30 pm Eastern and a 10-minute break in the morning and afternoon. When conducting custom online course for your group, class times can be modified to accommodate your timezone.
Interactive Learning: Our online training is fully interactive. You can speak and chat with the instructor and classmates at any time. Various interactive techniques are used in every class. Our small class sizes (typically 4 – 8 students), allow our instructors to focus on individual performance and issues and to work closely with you to meet your unique needs. Classes are designed to be a hands-on learning experience, providing opportunities for you to try your new skills while the instructor is available for review, questions, and feedback. You have the option to give the instructor permission to view your computer to provide one-on-one assistance when needed.