MS Excel Macros and VBA 1-Day Course, Manchester, Online

MS Excel Macros and VBA 1-Day Course, Manchester, Online

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Excel VBA and Excel Macros made easy in this excellent 1-day course. Instructor led. Interactive. Practical. Online.

About this event


ONLINE in our Virtual Classroom. Connection Details provided upon booking

Course Outline

Recording and Running Macros in Excel.

Create simple macros using the macro recorder and run them from shortcuts or buttons on the ribbon 

  • Setting Excel Macro Options 
  • Record and Run Simple Macros 
  • Assign Macros to the Quick Access Toolbar 

Introduction to the Excel VBA Editor

  • Use the VBA Editor to navigate projects and explore object properties. Create, copy and import/export modules 
  • Starting the Visual Basic Editor 
  • Using the Project Explorer 
  • Using the Properties Window 
  • Creating, Importing and Exporting Modules 
  • Explore Recorded Macros 

Creating Procedures and Functions

Create simple macro procedures in code that use variable to store data and communicate with the user 

  • Creating Sub and Function Procedures 
  • Declare and Use Variables 
  • Displaying Message to the User 
  • Getting Input from the User 

Working with the Excel Object Model

  • Explore a variety of ways our code can manipulate data within cells, create and navigate around worksheets and workbooks 
  • Understanding Objects, Properties and Methods 

Interacting with the spreadsheet :

  • Referencing Cells and Ranges 
  • Gathering Cell and Range Information 
  • Using the Offset Method 
  • Using With Blocks 
  • Referencing Workbooks and Worksheets 
  • Updating values in the spreadsheet and putting values into the spreadsheet 


  • Using standard Excel functions in VBA 
  • Creating new custom functions 

Controlling Program Flow

Using decision making and looping structures to control the way your program works

  • Using the IF Statement 
  • Using the Select Case Statement 
  • Using For Next Loops 
  • Using Do Loops 
  • Using For Next Loops 

Practical project and examples


  • Certificate on completion (assessment based) 
  • Course notes 
  • Practical Class exercises, Homework / Revision work 
  • After the course, 1 free session for questions online via Gotomeeting
  • Max group size is 4. 

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