Automated Information Reporting with Microsoft Excel VBA

This specialist course will enable you to fully understand what Management Information Reporting entails and its value to businesses and their development. Also, it will give you all the necessary skills in advanced Excel with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).
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  • Overview
  • Prerequisites
  • Learning Outcomes
  • What's included
  • Course Outline

This specialist course developed in-house by our Business Intelligence and Analytics Specialists will enable you to fully understand what Management Information Reporting entails and its value to businesses and their development. Also, it will give you all the necessary skills in advanced Excel with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). You will be able to write and understand advanced macros to automate work and extend Excel features by programming add-ins and functions. Also, you will be able to manage all the Metrics and KPI’s to be implemented in your Reports, providing you an Introduction to Data Warehousing and how to produce and maintain Dashboards.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Excel at intermediate level.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:
• Recognise the important factors driving performance and how to communicate the impact
• Re-evaluate KPIs and identify data needed to track new measures
• Create your checklists and ideas to improve efficiency and effectiveness
• Develop more effective analysis and reports using Microsoft Excel skills
• Create and edit Macros
• Use and understand VBA code
• Link and combine spreadsheets and other Office applications
• Set up advanced automation features
• Improve the contribution of the analysis team
• Review how you report and communicate information to help others focus on their key issues

•Interactive training classes in 4 days (daytime timetable) or 8 evenings (evening timetable)
•Hands-on practice after the classes with a work-based assignment in 14-21 days
•Access to support by our mentors during the course period
•Pairview Certification for achieving this competency

• Visual Basic Editor
• Objects, Methods, Properties
• Programming Tools
• The Menu Bar
• Running Code
• Run mode and Design mode
• Running Code from the development environment & the host application
• The Project Explorer
• Using the Project Explorer
• The Properties Window
• Changing a Property
• Using Constants
• Excel & Variable Constants
• Excel Objects
• Objects, Properties and Methods
• Getting & Setting Properties
• Calling Methods
• Passing Arguments
• Singular Objects & Collections of Objects
• Variables
…and more.

• Effective Decision Making
• Steps to Making Effective Decisions
…and more.

• Sources of Information and Data
• Uses of Management Information Reporting
…and more.

• Defining and Communicating Strategy
• Measuring Performance
• Analysing Performance
…and more.

• Defining and Communicating Strategy
• Measuring Performance
• Analysing Performance
…and more.

• What are Key Performance Indicator
• Benefit of KPIs
…and more.

• Turnover Rate
• Cost Per Hire
…and more.

• Introduction to SLA
• Why SLA is important to Management Information Reporting
…and more.

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• Approach to Data Reporting
• Accessing and updating live data from underlying accounting systems
• Implementing key performance indicators and benchmarking
…and more.

• Using Information and Data Strategy to Analyse Business Objects
…and more.

• Transactional Data
• Business operational Data
…and more.

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• Proportion of the Whole
• Column Charts
• Bar Charts
…and more.

• Proportion of the Whole
• Trend Analysis
• Relationships
…and more.

• Visualisation of trend Analysis
…and more.

• Common Data visualization Issues
…and more.

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• Transactional Database
• Analytical Database
…and more.

• Definition of Data Warehousing
• Benefits and challenges of Data Warehousing
• Data Warehousing architecture
…and more.

• What is a Dashboard
• Categorizing Dashboards
• Establishing the user Requirement for Dashboard
…and more.

• Customer Segmentation
• Behavioural analysis
…and more.

What You Will Benefit From

Our expert knowledge and job-focused approach sets us apart in our quest to offer excellent services to our delegates and deliver on their career development goals.

Get Real Employable Skills

Our job-focused courses and quality curriculum is designed and taught by industry experts and highly experienced professionals, not academics, so you learn the high-impact skills that top companies want.

Gain Best Real-World Practices

Apply your skills in real time through interactive trainer-led practices during the classes, and after-class assignments. As you do so, you are empowered with the problem-solving skills and job market insights needed to capture most new job opportunities in this field or take your career to the next level.

Achieve Professional Certification

Obtain Pairview Certification for completing this course, recognised by many employers in the industry.

Personalised Support and Career Consultancy

You will have access to tailored support by our dedicated mentors while you learn and practise. Our mentors guide your learning and are focused on answering your questions, motivating you and keeping you on track. They also give you valuable advice on professional and career development.

What They Think

Pairview is an excellent place to start your career if you dream of an Analytics profession. Firstly, you must believe you can make it. Secondly, utilize all the support provided. And thirdly, ensure you complete all the projects. Pairview trainers are very knowledgeable and patient when explaining things over. Thanks to Pairview’s continuous support, I got my current job.

Jonas Nachis

The training was very effective in providing me with the essential skill set and experience that I was able to carry into my job applications. The live project was one of the key topics during my job interviews. Having gone through the project experience and being able to explain it well, I could prove my capabilities and get the


The course delivery was very well-paced, and there were loads of practical examples which helped drive in the knowledge and provided a solid foundation. Really pleased with the service I received, and I will definitely recommend Pairview. I have many colleagues who also trained here and are doing very well in Data and MI analytics.

Ani Madu

Management Information Analyst

Great Training. Highly Recommended! The training I received helped build and equip me with the foundation I needed for a great career path in the field of Data Science.


Data Science Specialist

You’ll never get it wrong when you make the right choice of choosing Pairview programmes for individual and corporate training needs. They are fantastic and supportive, and they know the market, which makes them think ahead. I enjoyed their supportive training, real-time projects, and extra development and have remained a high-flyer.

David Mba

Analytics Specialist

After completing my Masters’s programme, I struggled to secure a job and I was frustrated. The training with Pairview gave me a direction to my career. Since I completed the training, it was easy for me to get the first analytics job and progress to senior positions. Hence, it was a complete value for money.


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Personalised Career Development Add-ons

We provide Add-on Services customised for your needs at every step of your learning journey to ensure your success.

  • Project-based Work Experience
  • CV Surgery
  • Placement Support
  • Recruitment Coaching

Gain indispensable experience with our projects

Gain work experience by undertaking real-world projects deriving from our consultancy work with global corporate clients. You will work on some of the most popular problems faced by businesses across industry sectors.

Learn by doing leads to real skills mastery and business acumen competency.



92%+   of delegates completed their projects with Merit or Distinction

4.6+   service ratings



  • 2 months of work experience
  • Assigned Project Manager for supervision and support
  • Weekly support sessions
  • Project presentation and personalised feedback
  • Unlimited submissions and feedback loops
  • Practical tips and industry best practices

Perfect your CV with our bespoke CV Surgery

Marketing yourself effectively to employers is critical so you can get the job you want for the best pay possible.

We will work with you personally on a one-to-one basis to perfect your CV. We will ensure it is a clear and accurate picture of your capabilities, is professionally written, and can capture interest of most recruiters and bring maximum opportunities of job interviews for your relevant roles.



100%   of final CVs captured job opportunities in the first few days

4.9+   service ratings



  • One personalised review and edit
  • Various templates sourced from successful job placements
  • Resume optimisation tips

Have access to our extensive recruitment network

We help our corporate clients solve skill shortage challenges and provide talent security in the hardest to find skill sets on the market. Gain access to the best job opportunities within our extensive recruitment network and channels.



98%+   of delegates got jobs or progressed their career upon completion

4.7+   service ratings



  • Personal assistance in your job search
  • Job opportunities from our corporate partners
  • 1-on-1 calls
  • Helps expand your professional network

Maximise your job opportunities and salary negotiation

Our Recruitment Consultant will help you target the most potential, relevant job opportunities across all available channels for job interviews and provide you with all the necessary interview preparation and techniques to enable you to successfully manage interviews and salary negotiations.

The Consultant will cover responses to those awkward or sensitive questions you may be asked and work with you to increase your level of personal impact and credibility at referral meetings and interviews through role play and practice. You will learn to project what you have to offer calmly and with confidence.



98%+   of delegates got jobs or progressed their career upon completion

4.7+   service ratings



  • Weekly recruitment consultancy sessions
  • Personalized feedback and career guidance
  • Demystifying the hiring process for you
  • Advice on recruitment tests
  • Advice on interview questions and techniques
  • Advice on negotiating job offers

Automated Information Reporting with Microsoft Excel VBA


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