Financial Modeling using VBA

Incorporate Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) into financial models
  • 87 Videos
  • 6 Quizzes
  • 1 Survey
  • 1 Text
  • 4 Downloads
  • 1 Exam
  • 2.0 hrs

Course Curriculum

Course description

Recommended Prerequisites

You are expected to have either completed the stated prerequisite course(s) or possess the equivalent knowledge prior to enroling in this course:

  1. Building a Financial Model in Excel
  2. Business Valuation Modeling

Excel VBA Course Overview

This four-part Excel VBA course provides participants with the skills needed to incorporate Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) into financial models. This VBA module series will be particularly valuable to those who regularly build financial models in Excel and are looking for a thorough introduction to VBA.


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Introduction to Excel VBA course for financial modeling

In this first module, we explore the benefits of using VBA in financial models, outline how to navigate around the Visual Basic Editor Window and record a wide range of macros. By the end of this module, you will have a solid understanding of VBA Excel principles and how to record macros using absolute and relative referencing.

  • Explain the benefits of VBA in financial models
  • Navigate around the VBE window
  • Record macros using absolute and relative referencing


Learn VBA in Excel with this course


Design, build and run Excel VBA sub procedures

In this second section of this Excel VBA course, we cover how to create sub procedures using objects, properties, and methods. By the end of this module, you will be able to design, build and run VBA sub procedures.

  • Write VBA code for a sub procedure
  • Differentiate between VBA objects, properties and methods
  • Understand why and how to declare variables
  • Call sub procedures when needed


Create customized Excel functions

In this third section of the course, we cover how to create and use functions in VBA code. By the end of this module, you will be able to take advantage of a wide range of VBA functions, incorporate Excel functions into your VBA code and create customized Excel functions.

  • Utilize unique VBA functions
  • Incorporate Excel functions into VBA code
  • Create customized functions using VBA code


Excel VBA tutorial sub procedure


Branching, looping and procedure code

In this fourth module we cover how to write branching and looping code. By the end of this module, you will be able write branching and looping code, create event handling procedures and use “On Error” statements.

  • Create event handling procedures
  • Use “On Error” statements
  • Create branching code using “If…Then” statements
  • Create looping code using “For…Next” and “Do…Loop” statements


This section of the Excel VBA course incorporates sophisticated search and navigation tools that allow you to go at your own pace while pop quizzes get you to test what you have just learned. This module includes several Excel-based case studies and solutions as well as a PDF - VBA reference guide - that can be used while taking the course and downloaded to your computer for future reference.


Example of Excel VBA course lesson


Who should take this Excel VBA course?

This Excel VBA course is designed for professionals working in a wide range of finance and accounting positions.  It's ideal for anyone who wants to use VBA to enhance their Excel skills.

For further CPE information, please read before purchasing:

https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/about/cpe-information/


Reviews (8)

by Teka Derick Tikum
Excellent!!

Really useful!

by Michelle Jackson
This is my first time programming in VBA. I found the introductions and course material very good and learned a lot from the hands-on examples.

Great VBA course!

by Rustom Rupand
I have not seen any other courses on VBA with financial modeling before - super interesting to understand how you use VBA in your Excel model.
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by Teka Derick Tikum
Excellent!!

by brian millen

Really useful!

by Michelle Jackson
This is my first time programming in VBA. I found the introductions and course material very good and learned a lot from the hands-on examples.

by Aarav Singh

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by Cara Nowen

Great VBA course!

by Rustom Rupand
I have not seen any other courses on VBA with financial modeling before - super interesting to understand how you use VBA in your Excel model.