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Visual Basic Programming Online Training Course

In this course you will explore how to use Visual Basic 6.0 to develop Windows applications. This lesson provides concepts such as terminology, an introduction to the Visual Basic controls, statements and functions, and scope and lifetime of variables.

Course Outcome

After completing Visual Basic Programming students will be equipped with a basic understanding of the following:

  • Use structured programming techniques
  • Develop correct executable programs
  • Create appropriate documentation
  • Create applicable graphical user interfaces.

This course is an intended for students, professionals, and marketing people interested in learning how to program using Visual Basic. Prior use of Windows applications and some programming experience helpful, but not required.

Students will be assigned 5 homework assignments, and a final project for each course.

Introduction to Visual Basic programming

  • What is Visual Basic?
  • Terminology
  • Creating an Application

Modular Environment

  • Building an application
  • Setting Properties of Objects
  • Forms
  • Introduction to Controls
  • Object-based, Event-Driven Programming


  • Examining Code
  • Using the Object Browser
  • Statements and Functions
  • Conditional Statements in Visual Basic
  • Looping Statements
  • The Native Code Compiler


  • Overview of Debugging


  • Using Forms
  • Multiple Forms
  • Order of Events
  • Startup and End of Applications


  • Data Types
  • Scope and Lifetime of Variables
  • Constants
  • Arrays and User-Defined Types

This course is Instructor-led and delivered through our award-winning online Learning Management System