Excel Accountant: Macros Part 2

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David Ringstrom

Excel Accountant

Monday, December 21, 2020 | 09:30 AM EST

  • CPA
  • TAX PROS
  • CMA
  • SHRM
  • CPA(Canada)

Credits: 2 CPE | 2 CPD

$20

Subject Area

Computer Software and Applications

Additional Dates

Jan 25, 2021 | 12:30 PM EST Register

Course Description

In this comprehensive on-demand webcast, you’ll learn even more about how to use Excel’s Record Macro feature from Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA. He shows you how to enhance the code you’ve created with the Record Macro feature by adding error-handling functions, decision-making capabilities, and interactive features. In addition, David presents techniques, features, and keyboard shortcuts that will help you eliminate repetitive tasks and become more proficient utilizing Excel macros.

David demonstrates every technique at least twice: first, on a PowerPoint slide with numbered steps, and second, in the subscription-based Office 365 version of Excel. David draws your attention to any differences in the older versions of Excel (2019, 2016, 2013, and earlier) during the presentation as well as in his detailed handouts. David also provides an Excel workbook that includes most of the examples he uses during the webcast.

Office 365 is a subscription-based product that provides new-feature updates as often as monthly. Conversely, the perpetual licensed versions of Excel have feature sets that don’t change. Perpetual licensed versions have year numbers, such as Excel 2019, Excel 2016, and so on.

Who Would Be Interested in This Course:

Practitioners who have some experience with Excel macros and wish to expand their knowledge of implementing them in order to work more efficiently in Excel.

Topics Covered:

  • Discovering how to enable the Developer menu in Excel 2007 and later.
  • Gaining an understanding of Excel’s Goal Seek feature, which is useful in simplifying what-if analyses.
  • Learning how to play back macros you’ve recorded so as to eliminate repetitive or tedious tasks.
  • Using form controls to simplify data entry as well as control the input of other users.
  • Understanding the nuances of assigning keyboard shortcuts to macros in Excel to avoid superseding shortcuts for built-in features.
  • Learning what to do if a Debug prompt appears.
  • Adding error-handling features to Excel macros to compensate for unexpected or missing data entry inputs.
  • Bypassing filter drop-down lists by filtering based on cell contents with a single keystroke or mouse click.
  • Learning the nuances of the Excel Macro-Enabled Workbook in versions 2007 and later.

Learning Objectives

  • To define how to adjust Excel’s macro security settings.
  • To recognize which rows in a spreadsheet are affected when you filter data.
  • To demonstrate an enhanced understanding of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • Accounting Firm
  • CPA (Industry)
  • Young CPA
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Tax Accountant (Industry)
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Senior Accountant
  • VP Accounts
  • Accounts Director
  • Cloud Accountants
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Accounting Managers
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers
  • Certified Public Accountant

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