About this Specialization
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Flexible Schedule

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Beginner Level

Approx. 3 months to complete

Suggested 10 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Microsoft Excel VbaComputer ProgrammingProblem SolvingArrays

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Beginner Level

Approx. 3 months to complete

Suggested 10 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Specialization are

  • Financial Analysts
  • Risk Managers
  • Process Analysts
  • Economists
  • Controllers

How the Specialization Works

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Hands-on Project

Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.

Earn a Certificate

When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.

how it works

There are 3 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving, Part 1

4.9
1,200 ratings
336 reviews
Course2

Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving, Part 2

4.9
421 ratings
88 reviews
Course3

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

4.8
123 ratings
37 reviews

Instructor

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Charlie Nuttelman

Instructor
Chemical and Biological Engineering

About University of Colorado Boulder

CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies....

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • Part 1 takes 5 weeks, Part 2 takes 4 weeks, and Part 3 takes 3-4 weeks. However, many learners who can devote more time to the coursework have completed the courses at an accelerated pace.

  • The course is designed for those without a programming background. It will greatly help if you have a knowledge of basic algebra and at least a foundational/introductory knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

  • Yes, it is strongly recommended that learners take the three courses in sequential order.

  • At this time the University of Colorado Boulder does not offer a for-credit version of the Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving Specialization.

  • After completing this Specialization, you will be competent and confident in using VBA to manipulate data in Excel spreadsheets, implement user forms to professionally interact with users, and have a strong foundation in programming skills.

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