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Intermediate Level
Approx. 20 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Arrays and Array Functions

5 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 91 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
13 videos
How the course works4m
Introduction to arrays9m
Local arrays in VBA5m
Importing/Exporting arrays from/to Excel8m
Using arrays in subroutines and functions8m
User-defined array functions6m
Example 1: SortVector array function and ksmallest8m
Example 2: Extracting diagonal elements from a square matrix4m
Example 3: Residuals of simple linear regression8m
ReDim Preserve8m
Example: ReDim Preserve8m
Assignment 1 preview and instructions1m
6 readings
For Mac users1m
The importance of a Course Certificate and the future of higher education5m
Remember to use your DEBUGGING skills!10m
Quiz 1 solutions and explanations10m
Assignment 12h
Week 2 STARTER file (1 file)
2 practice exercises
Week 1 Quiz20m
Assignment 1 submission30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Working with strings and .txt files

5 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 84 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
12 videos
Example: How to create email addresses from Last Name, First Name format7m
How to use string functions in VBA8m
Example: Using string functions in VBA4m
Example: Extracting email addresses from mixed string formats8m
Example: VBA array function for separating strings into component parts8m
Exporting data from Excel to .txt files6m
Importing data from .txt files8m
Importing data from tab-delimited .txt files2m
Example: Morse coder9m
Example: Morse decoder8m
Assignment 2 preview and instructions1m
3 readings
Quiz 2 solutions and explanations10m
Assignment 22h
Week 3 STARTER files (11 files)
2 practice exercises
Week 2 Quiz20m
Assignment 2 submission30m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Iterating through worksheets and workbooks

5 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 80 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
12 videos
Iterating through worksheets7m
Consolidating information in multiple worksheets into a single worksheet4m
Example: Counting total number of 7's in all worksheets of a workbook5m
Putting it all together: Consolidating employee schedules in multiple worksheets9m
All about workbooks9m
Opening workbooks8m
Example: Importing and consolidating data from multiple files6m
Example: Counting 7's in multiple workbooks5m
Putting it all together: Consolidating employee schedules8m
Assignment 3 preview and instructions2m
How to select a range using the input box method1m
2 readings
Assignment 32h 30m
Week 4 STARTER files (5 files)
2 practice exercises
Week 3 Quiz20m
Assignment 3 submission30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

User forms and advanced user input/output

5 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 88 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
14 videos
Advanced message boxes6m
Event handlers4m
Introduction to user forms3m
Creating your first user form10m
Example: Fuel efficiency user form7m
Example: Tank volume user form6m
Dim'ming (or not Dim'ming) variables in user forms1m
Input validation in user forms6m
Introduction to combo boxes, Part 15m
Introduction to combo boxes, Part 26m
Example: Periodic table user form8m
(OPTIONAL) Putting it all together: Conversion Solver user form10m
Assignment 4 preview and instructions2m
1 reading
Assignment 42h 30m
2 practice exercises
Week 4 Quiz20m
Assignment 4 submission30m

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