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The Ultimate Excel VBA Course

The Ultimate Excel VBA Course

Full VBA Certification Program with 9+ Hours of Video TrainingStart writing VBA code that you can immediately use on the job. No programming experience needed!

Why you should take this course

What You'll Learn
Write macros from scratch
Write custom formulas & functions on the fly
Breeze through IF THEN statements and conquer all the logical operators
Take control of forms, buttons, drop-downs and much more!
  • For finance professionals, speed in Excel is not only a requirement, it's a big part of how you're measured against your peers.
  • This comprehensive course is designed to teach students and professionals how to save a ton of time in Excel with the easy-to-use VBA programming language.
  • We'll introduce you VBA environment and dive into real-world exercises that will teach you how to write your own macros, functions and subroutines and how to breeze through large data sets with ease!

Who is this program for?

This course is for Excel VBA newbies as well as those looking for a VBA refresher or reference tool. It's designed to give a competitive edge to students and/or professionals who rely on Excel, including:

  • Investment banking analysts and associates
  • Private equity, asset management and hedge fund associates
  • Corporate finance and business development professionals
  • MBA students and business undergraduates

Wall Street Prep’s Ultimate Excel VBA Course is used at top financial institutions and business schools.

Course Samples

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Creating your first macro from scratch
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If, Then, Else Statement
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Using an InputBox

Get the Visual Basic in Excel Certification

Trainees are eligible to take the WSP Visual Basic in Excel Certification Exam for 24 months from the date of enrollment. Those who complete the exam and score above 70% will receive the certification. The exam is a challenging online examination covering the most difficult concepts covered in The Ultimate Excel VBA Course.

Course Highlights

  • Perfect for both Excel newbies and experts interested in VBA.
  • Absolutely no programming experience is needed.
  • Full of VBA techniques used by finance professionals.
  • Come away with practical code you can use in your own spreadsheets.
  • Complete real-world Macro/VBA projects from start to finish.
  • Understand VBA enough to alter code you find online to fit your purpose.
  • A great learning and reference tool: 150+ individual VBA lessons!
  • The same course our corporate clients use to prepare their analysts and associates.

What Trainees Are Saying

I love this course. Extremely easy to follow along. If you are looking to learn more about Excel this is it!
— Jim C.
Loving this course! The information is presented quite clear and concise, and it is a really great way of learning VB really fast, yesterday I was a total ignorant of the subject. Today I programmed my first macro and cannot wait to learn more.
— Marcela T.
I had experimented with VBA previously, but I really feel like this course is exactly what I needed to take my Excel knowledge to the next level. In only 2 weeks I’ve improved my reporting exponentially and it’s all thanks to this course!
— Ryan S.
The presenter explains in detail and demonstrates what he’s covering, easy to follow along and learn!
— David B.
Teaches you the fundamental of VBA programming without any prior experience. Shows with easy to follow Example!. thanks for the video!”
– Sean C.
I’ve taken several different VBA courses and this one is by far the most interesting and easy to understand. I’ve done exactly 107 lectures so far and already was able to automate 80% of my tasks at work that I’ve been doing manually for years… I’m angry with myself because of the time I wasted by not buying this course earlier. I can’t even imagine what I will be able to do after finishing the entire course :)
— Robert
Well explained, easy to understand lectures. Enjoyable and informative videos.
— Marlena
Very clear explanations broken down in short videos. The instructor goes at a slow pace that is easy to follow and understand, even for people with no programming experience.
— Gustavo P.
Best course on VBA ever taken. Thanks a lot!
— Nikita L.
This is an excellent course!!! There’s a lot of good, useful stuff here. The examples are practical and real-world!
— Todd W.
Wow, I thought I knew a little bit about Excel but clearly I had only seen the tip of the iceberg. This course has opened my eyes to the true power of VBA within excel. Great course, fantastic instructor.
— Scott K.
By large and far, one of the best step by step guide to VBA programming I have ever seen. I have been playing around with VBA for over a year now, have watched countless videos and have read numerous articles and "How-to” guides, but I have never seen something this complete, this throughout. I am amazed at how little I actually new about the VBA world. Thanks a million!
— Alex B.
Everything I have been looking for, you would have to buy multiple books for this level of instruction!
— Luke S.
Excellent VBA basic to advance tutorial.
— Sandeep G.
This course is good for beginners and for experienced programmers. Experienced programmers may want to skip through some sections on basics, but it is good to see how the basics work in the context of and Excel worksheet. He goes over different events and triggers (like buttons) to execute code. This is a really good course if you plan to do some pretty complex vba code with forms and reports.”
— Christian H.
Very helpful if you do any type of data analysis.
— Jonathan D.
I think this is an excellent gateway to the tools we need to use going forward. I like the hands on nature.
— Andre C.
Much better than other classes and seminars. Great course.
— Mark S.
The instructor made VBA easy and straight forward to use.
— Min Z.
Very thorough and practical.
— Juan S.

Course Syllabus

Chapter 1: The Range Object
1 Get the Developer Tab and Intro to Developer Tab 1:29
2 Getting Started With Range Object 1:19
3 Quick Tip - Project Explorer and Properties Window! 1:12
4 Creating Your First Macro From Scratch 2:29
5 Adding a Secondary Command 0:51
6 Debugging in Excel VBA 1:22
7 Saving a Macro-Enabled Workbook (.xlsm) 1:11
8 Before You Begin The Exercises 3:06
9 Exercise 01 3:53
10 Several Ways to Trigger Your Macro 1:22
11 Affecting Multiple Cells with One Range Command - 2 Methods 1:35
12 Adding Strings of Text to a Cell 1:40
13 Using a Named Range with the Range Object 1:37
Chapter 2: Range Properties
14 VALUE Property 1:54
15 TEXT Property 0:59
16 ROW and COLUMN Properties 1:07
17 SELECT Property 0:55
18 COUNT Property 1:47
19 Exercise 02a 4:32
20 ADDRESS Property 1:48
21 FORMULA Property 3:47
22 NUMBERFORMAT Property 2:27
23 FONT, BOLD, UNDERLINE or ITALIC Properties 2:43
24 Exercise 02b 6:36
Chapter 3: The Cells Object
25 The Cells Object 2:24
26 Using Column Letters Instead of Numbers 0:55
27 Using Cells Positionally Within a Range 2:10
28 Affecting ALL Cells in a Worksheet 2:05
29 Exercise 03 4:12
30 Using Range Object with Cells Object 3:01
Chapter 4: Variables
31 Intro to Variables 2:24
32 Declaring Variables - Variable Types 2:37
33 Declaring Variables - Types Demo 4:24
34 Concatenation - Joining Two Or More Strings! 2:26
35 BONUS - Date Math Fun! 3:41
36 Exercise 04 4:16
37 Calling a Procedure from Another 1:57
38 Public and Private Variables 3:06
39 Using Constants 2:02
40 BONUS - Passing Variables to Another Procedure - ByVal and ByRef 7:05
Chapter 5: Toolbars and Menus
41 File Menu Walkthrough 1:52
42 Edit Menu Walkthrough 5:08
43 View Menu Walkthrough 2:12
44 View Menu - Watch Window, Local Window and Immediate WIndow 7:43
45 Watch Window Wonders! 3:25
46 Insert and Format Menus 0:40
47 Debug Menu 5:12
48 Run and Tools Menus 2:13
Chapter 6: Important Tools and Excel Logic
49 Determining the Last Row in your Data Set 3:17
50 Determining the Last Column in your Data Set 2:22
51 Determining the Next Row in your Data Set 1:06
52 Recording a Macro 3:39
53 BONUS - Dynamic Sorting 5:55
54 Absolute vs. Relative References 4:07
55 Using With and End WIth 3:32
56 Comparison Operators in Excel VBA 1:01
57 If Then Statement 2:25
58 Using Is Not Equal To () 0:41
59 Logical Operator, NOT 0:56
60 Exercise 06a 4:42
61 If, Then, Else Statement 1:22
62 If, Then, ElseIF Statement 2:02
63 Comparative Operators with Text and Numbers 2:35
64 Using If Then Statements in a One-Liner of Code 1:42
65 Using GOTO and Labels 1:52
66 Select Case as Alternative to IF THEN Statements 2:21
67 Message Box with Yes and No Buttons 6:26
68 Exercise 06b 6:33
69 Relative Positioning Using Offset 4:13
70 BONUS - User Defined Functions 101 4:49
71 BONUS - UDF Lesson 2 4:08
Chapter 7: Loops and Report Writing Basics
72 Intro to Loops; the For Next Loop 3:07
73 Fun with out For Next Loop 3:46
74 Beginning out First Report Using Loops 5:46
75 Using an InputBox 2:53
76 Adding InputBox to Our First Report to Make It Dynamic 3:12
77 Add a Button to Open Our Report 2:23
78 Add a Cool Button or Image to Open Report 2:19
79 Our First Printable Report, Part 1 5:00
80 Printable Report, Part 2 6:41
81 Printable Report, Part 3 3:19
82 Printable Report, Part 4 3:34
83 Exercise 07a 11:18
84 Using PrintPreview Automatically 0:50
85 Using PrintOut to Send Directly to Default Printer 1:59
86 Handling Debug Error When Cancelling InputBox 2:18
87 For Loop Going Backwards Using STEP 2:49
88 The FOR EACH Loop 5:17
89 FOR EACH Loop - Practice Examples 3:30
90 Exercise 07b 7:33
91 Intro to DO LOOPS 3:26
92 DO Until 1:53
93 Loop Until 1:31
94 DO While 1:43
95 Loop While 0:58
96 EXIT DO - Multiple Exits Using Your Own Criteria Along the Way! 1:48
97 BONUS - Loop Through Multiple Files in a Folder and Scrape Data From Each 12:09
Chapter 8: Events, Worksheet Events Made Easy
98 Intro to Worksheet Events and Selection Change 4:03
99 Worksheet Activate Event 1:13
100 Worksheet Deactivate Event 2:28
101 BeforeDelete Event - For Worksheet Deletion 1:05
102 BeforeDoubleClick Event - Trigger a Macro When Double Clicking 2:59
103 BeforeRightClick Event - Trigger a Macro When Right-Clicking 1:42
104 Calculate Event 2:33
Worksheet Events Made Easy
105 Exercise 08a 2:09
Chapter 8: Events, Worksheet Events Made Easy
106 How to Disable Events on the Workbook 1:32
107 Intro to Change Event 1:14
108 Change Event with EnableEvents Toggle - Avoid Endless Loop! 4:51
109 Change Event Triggered With Custom Range Using Intersect 3:19
110 FollowHyperlinks Event 2:41
111 Final Thoughts on Worksheet Events and Review Other Events 2:25
Worksheet Events Made Easy
112 Exercise 08b 5:42
Chapter 9: Workbook Events
113 Workbook Open 5:13
114 Workbook Activate 1:53
115 Before Save 2:25
116 After Save 2:13
117 Before Close 3:32
118 Before Print 1:21
119 Deactivate 1:06
120 NewChart 3:13
121 NewSheet 1:51
122 Exercise 09 4:36
123 Sheet Activate 2:19
124 Delete, DoubleClick, RightClick, Calculate, Change 4:51
125 SheetDeactivate 2:49
126 Follow Hyperlink 0:44
127 SheetSelectionChange 0:42
128 WindowActivate 1:09
129 WindowDeactivate 0:25
130 WindowResize 2:03
Chapter 10: Activex Controls of Worksheets
131 Activex Controls vs. Forms Controls 3:36
132 Button Click - Wage Calculator 4:10
133 Keydown Event 4:18
134 BONUS: Capturing Shift, Alt, Ctrl or Some Combination Using the Shift Variable 3:19
135 KeyPress Event 2:53
136 MouseMove Event 2:08
137 MouseMove Event with Application Statusbar 3:44
138 MouseUp and MouseDown Events - Left, Middle, & Rightclick, Shift, Alt & Ctrl 6:27
139 GotFocus and LostFocus Events 1:09
140 Use a Checkbox for its VALUE 2:41
141 Checkbox Event Without a Button 1:58
142 LinkedCell Property With a Checkbox 1:59
143 Option Buttons Intro - What is an Option Button and Grouping 3:08
144 Grouping, Alignment and Aesthetics for Control 2:45
145 Homemade Quiz Using Option Buttons and a Command Button 4:37
146 Compliance Checker for Your Forms or Quizzes, Part 1 3:36
147 Compliance Check, Part 2 9:49
148 SpinButton With Cell A1 4:21
149 SpinButtons With Textboxes and Numbers 6:04
150 SpinButton BONUS - Move Textbox Position with SpinButton 3:55
151 SpinButton With Dates in a Textbox 3:31
152 Activex "Label" Control - Basics 3:50
153 ComboBox - Fill With ListFillRange 3:33
154 Creating a Dynamic Range 4:47
155 ComboBox - How To Use Multiple Columns 3:09
156 Using ADDITEM to Get Specific Items in Your ComboBox List 9:25
157 Noteworthy Properties of a ComboBox 5:37
158 Multiple Columns in ComboBox With ADDITEM and List, ListCount, etc. 7:16
159 ListBox Basics Using Dynamic Range 7:47
160 ListBox Click Event and Dynamic Options 3:26
161 BONUS - Manipulating and Using Multiselect Items in a Listbox 6:04
162 ListBox - Referencing Column 0 and 1 in a Cell Dynamically 3:32
163 Dynamic ListBoxes Using ADDITEM and More 9:36
164 Make and Utilize INVISIBLE Columns - Special Trick! 3:35
165 Using Scroll Bar on a Worksheet 3:29
166 Pictures on a Worksheet, Plus Using FollowHyperlink Method 5:52
167 Toggle Button 2:24
168 A Brief Note on Alternate, 3rd Party Controls 1:33
Chapter 11: Userforms - The Best Thing Ever!
169 Userform - Hide, Show and Unload 3:19
170 Simple Database and Creating a Data Entry Form 3:55
171 Fill Status ComboBox With Rowsource When Userform Starts - 2 Methods 4:03
172 New Employee Data Entry Form 9:04
173 Format Textbox Numbers as Numerals, Clearing Out Form Upon Submission 3:13
174 Set the Tab Order for Userform Controls 2:10
175 Set Default Values to Make Data Entry Easier 2:18
176 Avoid Duplicate Employee ID and Other Fun Automation Tricks 5:37
177 Edit Mode for Employee Database, Part 1 11:26
178 Edit Mode for Employee Database, Part 2 7:49
179 Edit Mode, Part 3 - Adding Automation and Save Button 15:56
180 BONUS - Refreshing the Rowsource After Updating Data 3:55
181 BONUS - Combobox by Last Name Instead of EmpID 9:41
182 BONUS - Search Name and ID 15:49
183 Userform Report with Filters, Part 1 11:09
184 Userform Report with Filters, Part 2 6:03
185 Applying the Dynamic Filters to Reports 3:10
186 Clear Out Last Report 3:06
187 Report Generation and Aesthetics, Headers, Footers, Footers, Repeat Rows, etc. 6:05
188 Advanced Exercise - Review of Objectives 8:04
189 Advanced Exercise 01 - Solution 7:57
190 Advanced Exercise 02 - Solution 4:10
191 Advanced Exercise 03 and 04 - Solutions 7:44
192 Advanced Exercise BONUS A and B - Solutions 3:41
193 Advanced Exercise BONUS C Automate the Workflow for Efficiency - Solutions 3:21
Chapter 12: BONUS VBA Functions
194 InStr Function - Search for Text Within Other Text 7:18
195 The EVALUATE Function - Mac-Daddy of all functions 5:59
196 Sum Function in Excel VBA - EASY! 3:14
197 Count Function in VBA 2:13
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