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Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving, Part 2

This course is a part of Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving, a 3-course Specialization series from Coursera.

"Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving, Part 2" builds off of knowledge and skills obtained in "Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving, Part 1" and 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). In Part 2 of the course, learners will: 1) learn how to work with arrays and import/export arrays from/to Excel using VBA code; 2) learn how to work with text strings and write data to .txt files and import information from .txt files; 3) automate the import, modification, and consolidation of information from multiple worksheets into a central worksheet as well as the import of information from multiple workbooks to a central workbook; and 4) gain experience with creating professional user forms to interface with the user, perform advanced calculations, and manipulate data on the spreadsheet. Learners who have a foundational understanding of VBA code and programming structures can jump right into Part 2 of the course without taking Part 1 and use the screencasts in Part 1 as reference. Each module will introduce foundational and broad problems inspired by situations that you might encounter in the real world. To pass each module, you'll need to pass a mastery quiz and complete a problem solving assignment. This course is unique in that the weekly assignments are completed in-application (i.e., on your own computer in Excel), providing you with valuable hands-on training.

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Rating 4.8 based on 69 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week
Starts Nov 11 (5 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera
Instructor Charlie Nuttelman
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Language English
Subjects Programming Engineering Science
Tags Computer Science Algorithms Physical Science And Engineering Research Methods

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course is well in 3 reviews

The course is well written and well explained.

The course is well structured, and the instructor (Charlie) makes it simple to follow and gives clear guidance on the topics presented great The material was helpful, but there were two flaws: first, I never got a sense of what I don't know about VBA that I still would need to learn to be effective on the job.

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than part in 3 reviews

As expected, part 2 was more demanding than part 1.

Part 2 is far more difficult than part 1 and you need to integrate what you learn before.

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Awesome, well explained.

Everything is well explained and the instructor doesn't hesitate to help you when you're stuck on a problem.

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University of Colorado Boulder

Rating 4.8 based on 69 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week
Starts Nov 11 (5 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera
Instructor Charlie Nuttelman
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Programming Engineering Science
Tags Computer Science Algorithms Physical Science And Engineering Research Methods

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