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The Excel-VBA for Creative Problem Solving, Part 1 course is offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder is part of the Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving Specialization.

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Overview

"Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving, Part 1" is aimed at learners who are seeking to augment, expand, optimize, and increase the efficiency of their Excel spreadsheet skills by tapping into the powerful programming, automation, and customization capabilities available with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).

This Excel-VBA for Creative Problem Solving, Part 1 course is offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder is the first part of a three-part series and Specialization that focuses on the application of computing techniques in Excel/VBA to solve problems. In this course (Part 1), you will: 

  •  create macros to automate procedures in Excel; 
  • define your own user-defined functions;
  • create basic subroutines to interface with the user; 
  •  learn 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. 

New to computer programming? The extremely intuitive and visual nature of VBA lends itself nicely to teaching and learning - what a fun way to learn to code! No prior knowledge in programming nor advanced math skills are necessary yet seasoned programmers will pick up new and creative spreadsheet problem solving strategies.

Skills You Will Gain 

  • Microsoft Excel Vba
  • Computer Programming
  • Problem Solving
  • Debugging

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Macro recording, VBA procedures, and debugging
  • User-Defined VBA Functions
  • Exchanging Information Between Excel and VBA
  • Programming structures in VBA
  • Numerical techniques and live solution strategies

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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