Title: Training course on Introduction to VBA Programming¬Ľ

Training course on Introduction to VBA Programming, Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya

Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) is an object-oriented programming language developed by Microsoft. VBA language has been integrated with Excel in order to have programming features which enables the developers to handle the data manipulation along with Excel function very easily. VBA is good for developing reporting systems in a capital markets environment and developing core business performance reporting etc.

Using a step-by-step approach, this course shows how the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming language can extend the functionality of Excel. Students will learn to write macros to accept user input, read to and write from cells, and manipulate data. They will also learn to write custom functions and create user forms. Useful examples of problems and their solutions will be provided.


5 days.

Who should attend?

This advanced training course is ideal for:

a. People wanting to use more complex functions within Excel.

b. All persons using Excel spreadsheets in an advanced way and wish to extend Excel functionality and automate tasks.

c. All persons involved in spreadsheet work where significant automation is required.

d. Users with an intermediate or advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word but with little or no knowledge of VBA programming.

e. Participants will need to have attended or be familiar with the basics of Microsoft Excel.

Course objectives

Upon completion of this training course, participants should be able to:

i. Record and run macros

ii. Understand and apply object-oriented concepts

iii. Understand events in Excel

iv. Be acquainted with the most important Excel VBA objects and properties

v. Understand Excel VBA functions and write their own functions

vi. Use the Visual Basic environment to code and edit complex programs

Course Content

Module I: Understanding VBA

a. Programming in Microsoft Excel

b. VBA Terminology

c. Understanding Objects

d. Viewing the Excel Object Model

e. Using the Immediate Window

f. Working with Object Collections

g. Setting Property Values

h. Working with Worksheets

i. Using the Object Browser

j. Programming with the Object Browser

k. Calculations with VBA

Module II: The VBA Editor

a. The VBA Editor Screen

b. Opening and Closing the Editor

c. Using the Project Explorer

d. Working with the Properties Window

e. Using the Work Area

f. Viewing Other Panes

g. Working with Toolbars

h. Working with a Code Module

i. Running Code from the Editor

j. Setting Breakpoints in the Editor

k. Stepping Through Code

Module III: Using Arrays Functions In VBA

a. Built-in functions

b. Understanding Functions

c. Creating VBA Functions

d. Using a VBA Function in a Worksheet

e. Setting Function Data Types

f. Using Multiple Arguments

g. Modifying a VBA Function

h. Creating a Function Library

i. Referencing a Function Library

j. Importing a VBA Module

k. Using a Function in VBA Code

Module IV: Programming Techniques

a. Using the UseForm Controls

b. Using the MsgBox Function

c. Using the InputBox Function and InputBox Method

d. The IF Statement for Single and Multiple Conditions

e. The Select Case Statement

f. Using the Select Case Statement

g. For Loops

h. Looping with Specified Iterations

i. The Do...Loop Statement

j. Looping with Unknown Iterations


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

a. The participant must be conversant with English.

b. Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate

c. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

d. The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and A Certificate upon successful completion of Training.

e. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

f. Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you.

Course Fee: Ksh 90,000, USD 1,100

Course Schedule

Start Date End Date Action
. 17/04/2023 21/04/2023 Register
. 22/05/2023 26/05/2023 Register
. 19/06/2023 23/06/2023 Register
. 17/07/2023 21/07/2023 Register
. 21/08/2023 25/08/2023 Register
. 18/09/2023 22/09/2023 Register
. 16/10/2023 20/10/2023 Register
. 03/04/2023 07/04/2023 Register
. 20/11/2023 24/11/2023 Register
. 18/12/2023 22/12/2023 Register
. 04/12/2023 08/12/2023 Register
. 06/11/2023 10/11/2023 Register
. 02/10/2023 06/10/2023 Register
. 04/09/2023 08/09/2023 Register
. 07/08/2023 11/08/2023 Register
. 03/07/2023 07/07/2023 Register
. 05/06/2023 09/06/2023 Register
. 08/05/2023 12/05/2023 Register