University of Colorado Boulder
Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving Specialization
University of Colorado Boulder

Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving Specialization

Optimize Your Excel Spreadsheets With VBA. Learn how to automate your Excel spreadsheets with Visual Basic for Applications

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Charlie Nuttelman

Instructor: Charlie Nuttelman

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Beginner level
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1 month at 10 hours a week
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Specialization - 3 course series

Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving, Part 1

Course 119 hours4.8 (4,163 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Utilize VBA to define and implement custom user-defined functions

  • Create macros to automate procedures in Excel

  • Identify the basic programming structures in VBA

  • Automate Excel’s Goal Seek and Solver tools and use numerical techniques to create “live solutions” to solve targeting and optimization problems

Skills you'll gain

Category: Microsoft Excel Vba
Category: Computer Programming
Category: Problem Solving
Category: Debugging

Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving, Part 2

Course 220 hours4.9 (1,292 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Use VBA to import/export arrays from/to Excel

  • Describe how text strings in Excel and how to write data to .txt files and import information from .txt files

  • Automate the import, modification, and consolidation of information from multiple worksheets into a central worksheet

  • Create professional user forms to interface with the user, perform advanced calculations, and manipulate data on the spreadsheet.

Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving, Part 3 (Projects)

Course 316 hours4.9 (447 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Create a VBA user form that will implement or solve a real world scenario or problem

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Charlie Nuttelman
University of Colorado Boulder
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