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This course provides an overview of Excel’s programming model and provides solid grounding in many of the day-to-day solutions afforded to Excel power-users.

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Description

This course will provide you with an overview of Excel’s programming model and provide a solid grounding in many of the day-to-day solutions afforded to Excel power-users. Skills that you will gain include, filtering and presenting management data from a variety of sources, reading and analysing data, and using reporting tools and functions, including Pivot Tables.

Subject Matter Expert

Fred Benbow-Hebbert is an independent contractor with 23 years’ experience in the Microsoft client/server environment using Visual Basic, VBA programming of Excel, Access and [JB1] Outlook, and ASP/JavaScript/HTML/XML for web applications.

He specialises in reading databases with either VB6, Access or Excel front ends, depending on the amount of data-set manipulation required (Excel for the most complex).

Fred worked in London from 2001 to 2004, contracted to a newly established subsidiary of the personnel recruitment giant Pertemps. He continued to work for the company from Cape Town, until 2014.

Academic Tutor Support

Your dedicated Online Academic Tutor (OAT) will provide you with necessary guidance, offer advice and answer questions on course content, to help you achieve academic success.

Student Success Coordinator

The Student Success Coordinator (SSC) team will assist you with any query that you may have about the environment, systems, and general utilisation throughout your learning journey.

Course and Technical Requirements

BASIC REQUIREMENTS
To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software applications requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes. Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficulty in accessing our course content.

How We Engage with Students

Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules designed to be interactive and engaging:

  • The programme is available to be viewed on smart devices and includes mobile, tablets and personal computers.
  • Relevant case studies, articles and recommended reading are part of supplementary resources available.
  • Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions
  • View a range of Introductory course videos by your Subject Matter Expert.
  • Scheduled live webinars are included with the Online Academic Tutor.
  • Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Academic Tutor via the discussion boards.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will receive the recognition of your knowledge and skills with a Lyceum Certificate of Competence. Your certificate of competence will be issued in your registered name and will be couriered at no additional cost. You will be required to complete a series of assessments that will be facilitated through our virtual learning environment. Your course handbook will be made available to you once you have commenced with your short learning programme.

Study Blocks

  • MODULE 0 | Week 1 Orientation
    Navigating the Virtual Learning Environment
  • MODULE 1 | Week 2 Cleaning Up Data
    Identifying duplicate rows, using text functions and fixing problematic dates that are not recognised as dates by Excel
  • MODULE 2 | Week 3 Data Sources
    Using drop-down menus, importing data, syncing a database and reading data in Excel from websites
  • MODULE 3 | Week 4 Reporting
    Implementing conditional formatting, demonstrating summation with pivot tables and pivot charts, implementing dynamic reporting with advanced filters
  • MODULE 4 | Week 5 Advanced Functions
    Using the function wizard to show required arguments, executing some useful functions and implementing scenarios and What-If analyses
  • MODULE 5 | Week 6 Basic Macros
    Enabling macros, revealing the developer tab and exploring the use of column filters for dynamic reporting
  • MODULE 6 | Week 7 Databases
    Illustrating the scope, type and uses of macro variables, learning the basics of Structured Query Language (SQL) and connecting Excel to SQL databases
  • MODULE 7 | Week 8 Wrap-up
    Synthesise your learning journey experience and evaluate the course

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