An Introduction to Excel Macros and VBA

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    Speaker: Cathy Horwitz


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    Duration: 60 Minutes
    Product Code: 50620
    Level: Intermediate

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OVERVIEW

A macro is an action or a set of actions that you can use to automate routine tasks.

Macros are recorded in the Visual Basic for Applications programming language. The easiest way to create a macros in excel for beginners is to record the steps.

Excel stores information about each step you take as you perform a series of commands. The steps you do are saved in Visual Basic code. You then run the macro to repeat, or "play back," the commands.

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND

In this Excel macro tutorial you will learn how to create and edit macros, create macros that can be re-used across multiple files and create macros that run by clicking on buttons that you create. You’ll learn how to create a macro the easy way by using the built-in macro recorder.

You’ll then progress on to learn how to make simple changes to a macro using the built-in programming language called Excel VBA.

AREAS COVERED

• Using the macro recorder to create a macro
• Saving a file as a macro enabled excel workbook
• Running a macro
• Creating a button to run a macro
• Editing the macro
• Making your macros available to all your workbooks

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Being able to create and edit a macro is one of the must have skills for Excel Power Users. Having this knowledge will save you hours of time by allowing you to automate any Excel-based task or process. If you’ve never created macros or used Excel VBA before, this webinar is for you.

The advanced excel training will be delivered using Excel 2016 for Windows although for users of earlier versions, most of the functionality is available in Excel 2010 and Excel 2013.

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Any professional who uses Excel will benefit from learning how to record macros.

SPEAKER

Years of Experience: 44+ years

Areas of Expertise: Microsoft Office

Cathy Horwitz believes that when your employees know the capabilities of the software they use, they will demonstrate improved productivity, will be more efficient and will be able to problem solve more easily. 

Cathy teaches classes on the Microsoft suite of application software including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access and Outlook.  Cathy has over 30 years of experience in classroom training and application support with personal computers and has been an instructor for the Microsoft Office Suite since 1989.

Her strengths include customizing classes based on the needs of individual students and providing realistic business examples to compliment training.  She is a high energy trainer with a flair for training the adult student.

When not teaching, Cathy enjoys shopping estate sales and refinishing mid-century furniture.

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