Excel Advanced: What is a Macro? Live Online Learning Course
Would you like to learn how to automate repetitive tasks in Excel? Then this session is for you. This 90-minute Level 3 session for advanced Excel users provides an introduction to the basics of creating and editing a Macro. You do not need to have used Macros or Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) before.
This course is only available for private bookings, either for groups or as a one-to-one, held online via Zoom — please get in touch for availability.
This course is aimed at those who are comfortable with using Excel to an intermediate to advanced level. Learners will be introduced to how to automate repetitive tasks by learning how to record macros.
What you will learn
By the end of this 90-minute session, you will be able to:
- State what a Macro is and list some of the benefits
- Record a simple Relative and Absolute Macro
- Run a simple Macro from a Button and/or Shortcut
- Edit a simple Macro in the VBA Editor Window
- Save a Macro Enabled Workbook
- What is a Macro?
- What are the Benefits of Creating Macros?
- Enabling the Developer tab
- Relative vs. Absolute Macros
- How to Record a Macro in Excel
- How to Run a Macro
- How to edit a Macro using the Visual Basic Editor
- How to save a Macro enabled Workbook
This course will be taught in the latest version of Excel. We can train this in older versions if needed — please get in touch for more information and availability.
We also offer the following more advanced Excel courses:
Group Learning Events
If you have three or more learners, a private group course could be cheaper.
We can tailor the content to your team, and host the training remotely, at your workplace or here at Happy's HQ in Aldgate, Central London.
What's it like to learn online with Happy?
In this short video, Rachael explains how Happy makes our Live Online Learning IT programmes just as interactive and engaging as our classroom sessions.
The Small Print
The course will run remotely for 90 minutes.
All learners will need to install Zoom on their machines. Full technical requirements are on the Zoom website. Your link will be included in your joining instructions once you have booked your place — if you haven't received this email then please contact our team.
Learners should log into the training session 10 minutes before the start time to ensure that they have downloaded and set up Zoom correctly. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals.
Your active participation is expected: everyone will be heard and seen throughout, just as they would be if we were in a room together. To be heard, hear and seen you will need a microphone, speakers and camera – if you have a modern laptop that’s all you will need. Remember, you’ll need a quiet place to call from and a decent internet connection is a must.
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.
The happy Guarantee
We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.
If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, just get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.
Your post-course support package
- Included in the price of both online and classroom programmes
- 2 years of free access to our IT Helpline
- Unlimited access - call or email our team as often as you need
- Ask about any content covered on your course
Testimonials from happy Learners
Lynda Marshall7 days ago
Really informative and easy to follow instructions.
Philip Abraham8 days ago
The exercises were really well designed and interesting. I learnt a lot, and am looking forward to part 2.
Hannah Wilson16 days ago
I really enjoyed the training.
Trusted Customer19 days ago
Clear and concise training
Esther Dibiaocha23 days ago
Very good and educative. Quite interactive with so much to learn in a day.
Trusted Customer23 days ago
Sometimes I felt it was going too fast. Otherwise excellent training. I would definitely recommend Happy
Claire23 days ago
Excellent course, good balance of participation - would highly recommend
Anna Whitton27 days ago
Well organised, effective training offer delivered in a good environment. We are already using the tools that we learnt
Ketsela Betru27 days ago
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Trusted Customer27 days ago
We were told that we could ask questions after the training. I did ask a question, but I didn't hear back. Now that it's taking so long to reply, I fear that I am forgett...
Trusted Customer27 days ago
I was kept engaged through out and there was lots of opportunity to ask questions and practice what I was learning. I feel more confident now.
Cheryl Browne29 days ago
Everything from the welcome, the venue and the course delivery was of an excellent quality.