Excel Macros from A-Z with VBA


This course refreshes the skills of advanced users of Excel on the basics of Macros, then builds on the knowledge of participants to enable them to create, vet and edit Macros effectively and accurately using VBA.

Venue details:  
Virtual Classroom, , Online
Start date & time:  
28 July 2020 09:30
End date & time:  
28 July 2020 17:00
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Professional Training


Product type:  
CPD course
Technology and data


This course will be delivered over one day via Zoom.

Who should attend

Advanced Excel users who still find there is more they would like to be able to do, to make Excel work for them. This course provides the skills required by accountants, and other business professionals, to make the best use of Macros using VBA

Course overview

  • Recording, playing and editing Macros
  • Macro Security
  • The Fundamentals of Excel VBA and The Visual Basic Editor
  • Interacting with the User - what are Objects?
  • Excel Worksheet Functions in VBA
  • Dates and Times
  • String and Financial Functions
  • Conditional Statements
  • User Defined functions and Sub Procedures, including Debugging and Error Handling; User Forms - Creating UserForms, Texboxes, Comboboxes and Checkboxes; Using the Excel Forms toolbar

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Create recorded macros in Excel
  • Use the macro recorder to create a variety of macros
  • Understand the Excel object model and VBA concepts
  • Work effectively with the main features of the VBA Editor window
  • Create procedures in VBA
  • Create and use variables
  • Create and work with user-defined functions in VBA
  • Create code to drive a user form
  • Create procedures that start automatically
  • Write a variety of error handling routines

What do you need to access this course

  • To get the most from your course, it is strongly recommended that participants have two monitors. This allows the Zoom window to be in one monitor and the application that is the subject of the training in the other
  • It is possible to attend the training with a single monitor and there are some specific techniques that we can demonstrate to make the most of the available screen real estate. Please make sure you inform the trainer at info@professional.ie and ensure to attend the test session before your course if you have a single monitor
  • It is strongly advised that all participants attend the test session prior to the training - this will allow you to verify that your computer and internet connection will work properly and iron out any technical issues in advance
  • The course will be delivered using Microsoft Office 365 Professional. If you are using this software, please ensure it is installed and that you are logged in properly - some features are disabled until you log in. Please inform the trainer or email us if you are using an older version of Microsoft Office and be aware that some of the features covered in the training may not be available
  • We prepare our files on Windows 10 - if you would like to us an Apple MacBook please ensure that Office is installed and verify that the course files open properly prior to the training

Speaker bio

Professional Training is a group of experienced specialists providing focused training in IT and Management skills. Our trainers use a combination of tailored, flexible approaches and real-life business knowledge to develop and provide techniques and solutions for immediate implementation by our course participants. We have delivered a range of CPD programmes with Chartered Accountants Ireland since 1997. Website: www.professional.ie