"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
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- 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
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- 1 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Beginner Level
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