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Microsoft Excel Essentials: Level 3 – VBA Programming – Unleash The Full Power Of Excel With VBA

If you really want to harness the full power of Excel, then learning how to program in VBA is ESSENTIAL! My guess is you'rereading thisbecause: You want to ...
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Description

If you really want to harness the full power of Excel, then learning how to program in VBA is ESSENTIAL!

My guess is you’re reading this because:

  • You want to join the Excel elite, and program your own solutions?
  • Maybe you want to automate most of your work, do more in less time with less effort
  • Could be you want to earn more money?
  • Perhaps you may even fancy a career change?

If you answered yes to any of the above, I want you in my student community!

In this course you will learn everything you need to know about coding in VBA, even if you’ve never looked at a line of code before!

Introducing Visual Basic For Applications

Visual Basic for Applications, or VBA, is included with Excel, so there’s nothing more to buy. If you have Excel, you already have access to VBA.

VBA is the powerhouse. It’s the code that lives under the hood where the magic happens.

A lot of people can record a Macro, but being able to program in VBA is quite a different thing. It separates the good from the truly amazing, and I want you to be amazing!

Now, one of those words in “Visual Basic for Applications” carries more weight that the others. And no, it’s not “Basic” (though coding the way I will teach you is simple!).

No, it’s “Applications”. In fact, it’s the “s” at the very end. The significance is that VBA works across ALL MICROSOFT APPLICATIONS! Word, Outlook, Access, Internet Explorer, and even WINDOWS ITSELF!

In this course I will not only teach you how to code for Excel, there are even FOUR Bonus Sections:

  • Controlling Word
  • Controlling Outlook
  • Controlling PowerPoint
  • Yes, even controlling Windows

 

What Makes Me Qualified To Teach You?

Well, I’m a regular guy. I don’t have a University degree, but what I do have is the drive to learn new things and never be beaten by a problem…a lot like you, I guess.

What I also have is over 20 years of experience in using Excel, and programming solutions with VBA.

I have built simple helper systems to make life easier for my colleagues. I’ve programmed complete MRP systems to run the procurement division of a £1.3b company, and everything in between.

So, can do it, does that mean I can teach you?

You bet! I have taught hundreds of students one on one, and even more in groups. Many of my students have gone on to better paying jobs, start their own businesses, or at the very least made their work lives less stressful! One of my most recent students got a promotion and a 15% pay rise just 16 weeks after learning how to code! Not bad, hey?

 

Why Is Your Course Different, Alan?

I’m glad you asked! 

If you got this far, you already know you get:

  • Over 9.5 hours of HD video lectures
  • Tons of downloadable resources
  • Programming projects

There are lots of great courses on coding in VBA. There are even lots of free videos on YouTube. Many of them show you all the basics in kind of a “little bit of everything” approach. I looked at what was available, and I knew I had to create something different. Of course I still cover all the basics, just like the other courses, but we will go beyond the basics, and cover in depth the “missing bits”.

In addition, I will teach you my step-by-step process, the actual methods I use to build powerful solutions easily and quickly. I’m sure programming can be difficult, but not the way I do it!

You will learn how streamline your code for efficiency (and make it execute faster!) from the beginning. After we’ve covered all the basics, we will go on to create 6 separate projects using those very tools and techniques, where we will pull together all of your earlier learning, and give you the confidence to program your own solutions as soon as you finish the course!

 

With So Much Power, What Will You Create?

With the skills you will learn in this course you will be limited only by your imagination.

If you can describe it, you can most likely code it. What will YOU create?

Let’s see. Enrol now, and let’s get started!

You will learn

  • Learn to program in VBA from scratch 
  • Complete routine tasks thousands of times faster! (Yes, see demo)
  • Confifdently tackle any programming project
  • Understand coding, and the thought process behind it
  • Fully automate Excel using Visual Basic for Applications
  • Fully automate report generation
  • Program simple “helper” solutions

Requirements

Basic knowledge of Business Analytics is required to start this course, as this is an intermediate level course.

This course is for

This course was made for intermediate-level students.

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Everything Is Easy, Once You Know How
Hi, my name is Alan!


I have almost thirty years of experience in teaching various subjects and have held senior management positions at several blue chip and Times Top 100 companies. I now specialise in consultancy, interim work and teaching.


My love for Excel began soon after the program was released. Back then, we really only used it for typing tables in our production planning department. If you can believe it, I was taught to then calculate with a calculator and TYPE the answers into Excel…you’d be surprised how many people I meet who still do this!


There were two turning points for me in my journey. The first was a chance conversation with one of our accountants when I was complaining how slow it was to keep having to flip between worksheets to see different bits of data. He introduced me to VLookups and a new world of possibilities opened up. I found that I need never have huge paper accountancy pads (remember those?) and a calculator to produce a production plan again! Suddenly, I could produce my plan in 15 minutes, rather than the day and a half it used to take. I began delving into other features of Excel, and finding ways to incorporate them into the planning “system ” I had created, and remember this was back in the day when the internet hadn’t been invented! Through trial and error, I refined my Workbook until I could chomp through days of work in seconds, and what’s more, using these powerful features of Excel, I could optimise our production runs to get more output from the same working week, something that had never been done before. Promotion soon followed, and I became the “go to guy ” for anything Excel related. This was the 90’s.


Then, in manufacturing, came the MRP revolution. We had an army of programmers developing a system for us. This was my second turning point. I was awestruck with coders. The skill they had, and how clever they were, and that they were smart enough to go to university in the first place. I wasn’t like that. I had no formal education beyond primary and secondary school, but a really cool programmer named Mark let me into a secret…


He said “If you can describe, step by step, how to cross the road without getting killed, you can be a programmer “. I recorded my first macro, and took a peek under the hood. I deconstructed the VBA code, and played with it until I understood what everything did. Then I changed it to make it do what I needed it to do.


Since then, I have developed accountancy systems, simple planning systems, full blown MRP systems and scores of stand alone “helper ” systems to simplify and speed up work in almost every department in every company I have worked in. Some of the solutions I created 20 years ago are still being used today! If you doubt the power of Excel, it may surprise you to learn that you can run the procurement of a u00a31.3b (yes, billion) company with an Excel file with a bit of coding behind it. This is a skill that people will pay highly for!


Not everyone wants to go that far, so over the years I have taught people to create efficient solutions for themselves, either with or without coding. Those who took the time to learn have since had multiple promotions, or have started their own businesses! At the very least, they are getting more work done in less time with less headaches :)


If you are a complete beginner, just want to polish up your skills, or want to create sophisticated super efficient solutions for your business or personal life, my series of courses will help you achieve that. All you need is a little time, and a willingness to learn…I’m looking forward to working with you.


Alan

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