Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007: VBA

Course Specifications

Course number: 084037
Software: Microsoft® Office 2007
Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Course Description

In the previous Excel courses, you used Excel to simplify business tasks, including the creation of spreadsheets, graphs, charts, and formulas that were difficult to create and nearly impossible to maintain using pencil and paper. You now want to simplify your work in the Excel environment by automating many of the repetitive tasks that are part of the spreadsheet development. In this course, you will apply the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming language to simplify many of the tasks that you can perform using various tools and functions in Excel 2007.

Course Objective: You will apply automation to job tasks in Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007.

Target Student: Advanced Microsoft Excel professionals who need to automate Excel spreadsheet tasks using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).

Prerequisites: Knowledge of Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007, including how to create, edit, format, and print worksheets that contain charts, and sorted and filtered data. To ensure your success, we recommend the following ElementK courses, or equivalent knowledge in Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007: Level 1, Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007: Level 2, and Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007: Level 3.

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Hardware Requirements

For this course, you need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configuration:

Platform Requirements

Software Requirements

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Course Content

Lesson 1: Developing Macros
Topic 1A: Create a Macro with the Macro Recorder
Topic 1B: Edit a Macro
Topic 1C: Debug a Macro
Topic 1D: Customize the Quick Access Toolbar and Hotkeys
Topic 1E: Work with 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