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VBA for Excel


Gain the skills necessary to apply VBA to develop macros, format worksheets, create user-interactive macros, work with multiple worksheets and perform calculations. Apply this new knowledge in order to simplify your work in the Excel environment by automating many of the repetitive tasks that are part of spreadsheet development.

Course Outline/Topics

Lesson 1: Developing Macros

Topic 1A: Create a Macro Using the Macro Recorder

Topic 1B: Edit a Macro

Topic 1C: Debug a Macro

Topic 1D: Customize the Quick Access Toolbar and Hotkeys

Topic 1E: Set Macro Security


Lesson 2: Formatting Worksheets Using Macros

Topic 2A: Insert Text

Topic 2B: Format Text

Topic 2C: Sort Data

Topic 2D: Duplicate Data

Topic 2E: Generate a Report


Lesson 3: Creating an Interactive Worksheet

Topic 3A: Determine the Dialog Box Type

Topic 3B: Capture User Input


Lesson 4: Working with Multiple Worksheets

Topic 4A: Insert, Copy, and Delete Worksheets

Topic 4B: Rename Worksheets

Topic 4C: Modify the Order of Worksheets

Topic 4D: Print Worksheets


Lesson 5: Performing Calculations

Topic 5A: Create User-Defined Functions

Topic 5B: Automate SUM Functions

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Excel 2007/2010 - Level III (or equivalent experience), previous programming background helpful.

"Excellent and very informative class. Hannah did a great job encouraging feedback and questions, which really helped with learning more above and beyond the course content. Thank you!"
Student, 2014

"This was a very useful class. It taught skills that are important and meaningful to me. The instructor was very well organized, clear and helpful."
Student, 2014

Tue., May 19
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Hannah Goodman
CEUs: 0.7
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program No. 5070-7376
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