K2's Introduction to Excel Macros

  • Tuesday, December 26, 2017

    1:00pm – 5:00pm
  • 4
    Computer Software and Applications

Designed for those with little, if any, experience working with macros, this course will teach the fundamentals of creating and working with macros in Excel. More specifically, you will learn how to use Excel's Macro Recorder to write simple, yet effective, macros; how to secure and share macros with other Excel users; how to create user-defined functions to solve specific accountant-centric problems in Excel; and how to create macros that run automatically when a user opens a workbook. You will also learn the basics of VBA, including many necessary elements to write macros that can make you and your team more effective and productive with Excel. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn how to begin working with macros - one of Excel's most powerful tools.


Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Create a macro in Excel using the Macro Recorder tool
  • Manage the fundamental elements of macros in Excel
  • Identify the usefulness of the Macro Recorder and list four key limitations; additionally, modify Excel's Quick Access Toolbar and the Ribbon to provide shortcuts to macros
  • List the nine key elements of macros written using Visual Basic for Applications and utilize the Visual Basic Editor; manage macros through copy/paste and delete processes
  • Create variables in macros and identify the purpose of branching and conditional logic routines such as IF/THEN/ELSE, DO/WHILE, and CASE


  • Creating your first macro in less than two minutes
  • Understanding macro fundamentals
  • Working with the macro recorder
  • Introducing Visual Basic for Applications
  • Useful macro techniques for accountants
  • Additional Information

    Designed For

    Business professionals seeking to extend Excel's functionality with simple, yet highly-effective, macros


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    Advanced Preparation




    Field of Study

    Computer Software and Applications

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