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Microsoft Excel VBA Introduction
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EXCEL VBA INTRODUCTION

The best solution for Introduction To Excel Training Courses

A hands-on one-day course with free pre-course online skills testing
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COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this one-day course

VERSIONS COVERED

This course covers 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 versions

DURATION

This is a one-day training course structured into 5 modules

COURSE AIMS

This intensive, hands-on one-day course has been designed for people who wish to learn the basics of the Excel VBA programming language, get used to the concepts and methods of VBA programming, and understand (and use) the relevant techniques.

TARGET AUDIENCE

The course is designed for existing, experienced users of Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016 who need to use VBA to automate their spreadsheets.
Delegates should therefore have a solid grounding in, and understanding of, Microsoft Excel to a high level.   Familiarity with the content of the Advanced course would be a minimum requirement although the Professional level is ideal.

ABOUT MICROSOFT VBA

VBA stands for Visual Basic for Applications and is a programming language developed by Microsoft. Although VBA is derived from the programming language Visual Basic, it is normally used within a host application (e.g. Excel, Access, etc.) not as a standalone language.


MODULE 1:  Recording and Running Macros in Excel
Learning outcomes:
Create simple macros using the macro recorder and run them from shortcuts or buttons on the ribbon
Topics covered:
  • Setting Excel Macro Options
  • Record and Run Simple Macros
  • Assign Macros to the Quick Access Toolbar
MODULE 2:  Introduction to the Excel VBA Editor
Learning outcomes:
Use the VBA Editor to navigate projects and explore object properties. Create, copy and import/export modules
Topics covered:
  • Starting the Visual Basic Editor
  • Using the Project Explorer
  • Using the Properties Window
  • Creating, Importing and Exporting Modules
  • Explore Recorded Macros
MODULE 3:  Creating Procedures and Functions
Learning outcomes:
Create simple macro procedures in code that use variable to store data and communicate with the user
Topics covered:
  • Creating Sub and Function Procedures
  • Declare and Use Variables
  • Displaying Message to the User
  • Getting Input from the User
MODULE 4:  Working with the Excel Object Model
Learning outcomes:
Explore a variety of ways our code can manipulate data within cells, create and navigate around worksheets and workbooks
Topics covered:
  • Understanding Objects, Properties and Methods
  • Referencing Cells and Ranges
  • Gathering Cell and Range Information
  • Using the Offset Method
  • Using the Resize Method
  • Using With Blocks
  • Referencing Workbooks and Worksheets
MODULE 5:  Controlling Program Flow
Learning outcomes:
Using decision making and looping structures to control the way your program works
Topics covered:
  • Using the IF Statement
  • Using the Select Case Statement
  • Using For Next Loops
  • Using Do Loops
  • Using For Next Loops
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DELEGATE FEEDBACK FOR OUR
MICROSOFT EXCEL VBA INTRODUCTION COURSE

AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.4 out of 5  BASED ON 18 REVIEWS

Dev Jassi, Oct 10 2017
Course rating of 5 stars "Steve is a great trainer and asset to you"

 
Alex Cowan , Aug 24 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "Tony was a brilliant trainer, he was very methodical in going through the booklet and making sure we understood everything. Also very friendly in breaks/lunch as well as making sure we asked if there was any way he could improve the course. A very professional job."

 
Louise Westwood, Jul 20 2017
Course rating of 5 stars "Lee was an excellent trainer."

 
Alan Wood, Jun 29 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "Steve was great presenting an extremely useful course."

 
David King, Mar 9 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "Lee was particularly good in that he clearly understands Excel in a great deal of detail and doesn't have a problem in answering any questions whether they were specifically VBA related or not. "

 
Andy Sherratt , Feb 15 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "Steve was very knowledgeable and approachable, and I think people responded well to his teaching style. I would recommend this course to other potential VBA users."

 
Luke Durbridge, Feb 2 2017
Course rating of 5 stars "A well structured and presented course. The instructor was very helpful and knowledgeable. "

 
Tony Fossey, Feb 2 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "Good teaching. Good pace."

 
James Norris , Feb 2 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "The trainer was extremely knowledgeable and great at explaining complex processes in a clear and concise manner."

 
Hazel Gill, Jan 31 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "I very much enjoyed the course, the content was focused and useful and the pace was just right for me."

 
Jonathan Connell, May 10 2016
Course rating of 4 stars "Overall, very good courses and good materials to reference."

 
peter park , Mar 10 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "Tim was very helpful and very knowledgable"

 
Andy Derbyshire, Feb 4 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "The trainer was very effective with how he delivered the training. Please pass on my thanks to Steve of my appreciation for the training we received. It was delivered very well."

 
Paul Hammond, Oct 19 2015
Course rating of 4 stars "Thanks to Steve - patient trainer "

 
Mark Cawood, Oct 15 2015
Course rating of 4 stars "i enjoyed the course and the tutor was very knowledgeable "

 

MORE INFORMATION FOR
MICROSOFT EXCEL VBA INTRODUCTION

General Information

All Activia introduction to excel training courses have been created, reviewed and developed to ensure up to date provision and constantly improving standards of content. Our Microsoft Excel training is interactive and classroom-based which maximises learning through the ability to ask questions and discuss specific issues.

Class Sizes

Maximum class size for Microsoft Excel courses is 6 delegates, which ensures that attendees get adequate time for personal attention from the instructor.

Note that we never cancel our scheduled classes -- even if there are only one or two delegates -- so once you have booked, your place is assured.

For training at your offices, we can deliver classes of up to 8 delegates, though with bigger class sizes you must understand that there is less time for questions from delegates, and this may affect the quality of their experience.

How to book
Course, dates and delegate numbers
Decide on the Microsoft Excel course you want, the date(s) you can attend, and the number of delegates involved
Training location
Also decide whether you want training at your offices or at one of our centres
Speedy course booking
You can use the Speedy Quote option to contact us for a quick price, or you can book online from the schedule on this website
Call us
if at any time you want help or advice, or you want to book on the telephone, just call us on 0333 6000 111 to speak to one of our friendly training advisors

Note: With non-credit card bookings you must sign and return a Booking Form before we can confirm your training.

Also note: If you are a private individual you must pay by credit card at the time of booking.

The confirmation process
Course places allocated
Your place is allocated, along with the trainer, workbooks and exercise files if appropriate
Booking confirmation
You receive an official confirmation, with joining instructions (and directions if it's at our centre)
Training invoice
You receive a VAT invoice

Note: Please allow 1 - 2 working days for your confirmation and invoice.

What happens on the day

If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   Refreshments in the form of tea/coffee will be provided for morning and afternoon breaks, but please note that we do not provide lunch.   The timetable is as follows:

9:15

ARRIVAL TIME

9:30

TRAINING STARTS

11:00

MID-MORNING BREAK



1:00

ONE HOUR LUNCH BREAK

3:15

MID-AFTERNOON BREAK

4:30

WRAP UP

Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes are usually shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

For training at your offices, this itenerary can be varied by prior arrangement.

What you get

With every Microsoft Excel training course with Activia, you get a free workbook as well as downloadable exercises, which match the course content exactly, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge.

Every delegate on a Microsoft Excel course also gets an Activia Training Attendance Certificate.



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MICROSOFT EXCEL TRAINING

We can enhance your skills with Microsoft Excel spreadsheet training at any of our twelve training centres UK wide, or we can come to your offices: if you have groups of three or more staff who need training, this is a very convenient, flexible and cost effective option. Moreover, most of our introduction to excel courses are 1 day, which keeps "out of office" periods for attendees to a minimum.

We have been delivering Microsoft Excel training all over the UK since 1995 and have continually developed our philosophy of high quality, flexible and results-driven provision of courses for training in Excel to ensure constantly improving standards of quality.   So you can be confident that we have the expertise, and the experience, to give you a great return on your investment in Courses for Training in Excel from Activia.

Why not contact us today to see how we can help with providing your courses for Microsoft Excel ?


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