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Remote Corporate Training, Not a geographical location
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ESCC Directly Provided Services / ICT & Digital Skills / ESCC Staff
Communication / ICT & Digital Skills
Course description

Please note - this is a 3 part course, all three delivered over the course of one day. Timings 10:00 to 11:45, 13:00 to 14:30, 15:00 to 16:30 - ample built in time for comfort and coffee breaks.

Is this course for you?

You are familiar with entering formulas and analysing data in Excel, and want to write code to automate Excel tasks, such as formatting a report

The course assumes that delegates are familiar with:

carrying out basic operations such as data entry and copy and paste

entering formulas in Excel, and using functions including VLOOKUP and IF

performing data analysis such as sorting and filtering

Training objectives

Part One

At the end of the course, you will understand what a macro is, and be able to record a sequence of actions using the macro recorder. You will know how to store workbooks containing macros, and be able to examine macro code.

Part Two

By the end of the course you will know how to use variables, how to display messages and ask for simple user input and how to use IF to decide which lines of code to run

Part Three

By the end of this part of the course you will be able to use different ways to refer to a cell range in code. You will be able to create code which adds formulas to worksheets, and understand R1C1 notation. Your code will be able to process differing amounts of data, you will be able to format using colours and be able to run a macro using several different techniques.

Learning outcomes

There is a host of information on the topics you will be covering in these sessions. For greater detail please look at the documents attached to this course. 

Additional Information

The provider for this session is an external trainer.

Once your place has been confirmed look out for invitation to join the session from

ACCEPT the invitation (and be sure to check your spam folder as well in case it has slipped into that) and the session will drop into your Outlook calendar.

You will get an automatic reminder to JOIN MICROSOFT TEAMS MEETING (about) 15 minutes before the scheduled start.

Delegates' email addresses as registered on the portal will be provided to the trainer for the purpose of conducting this training only.

Delegates should ensure that their work (not personal) email addresses are recorded - check and update as necessary through 'My Profile and Bookings/Change Contact Details'.

This training will be delivered through Microsoft Teams.

Start Date
Wednesday 17 March 2021
End Date
Wednesday 17 March 2021
Closing Date
Tuesday 16 March 2021
10:00 - 16:30
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